Local 548


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Attendance Harassment

If you are sick and unable to report to work, you have the RIGHT to be off due to illness. If you have no personal days, you can apply for other types of paid leave like comp time or lieu days or simply submit a leave form for "sick leave without pay"...


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Fall 2018 5 Day UEP Course

Sunday Dec. 2 - Friday Dec. 7, 2018
Best Western Hotel & Conference Centre, Brantford

Applications must be received at the Regional Office by Friday November 16, 2018 5pm. NO APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER THIS TIME. 

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Union Rights are Workers Rights - The Rand Formula

Don't be fooled by false slogans like "Right to Work"...

In 1945, after a 99 day strike of 17,000 workers at a Ford plant in Windsor, Ontario, the United Auto Workers union and the Employer agreed to resolve their dispute through binding arbitration. The case went all the way to the Supreme Court of Canada, where Justice Ivan Rand ruled...

Read the full PDF of this landmark piece of Union history...