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Our Local Union Officers and Executive Board is made up of members elected through a democratic process who come from the general membership of the Local Union.
Local 47 has helped to improve the health and welfare plans for all its members and their families. The Local also strives to promote a safe and healthy work environment.
The negotiation of each production collective agreement is negotiated by members elected from their respective shops with the assistance and guidance of a skilled negotiator. Items to be negotiated are brought forward by the membership as well as by the Union.
Local 47 has a full time staff of representatives that have many years of experience in the field of labour relations, such as: drafting and negotiating contracts, arbitration, and grievance settlement.
Local 47 will represent members in matters of Health & Welfare, Workers’ Safety & Insurance Board, Employment Insurance and disability benefit claims.
Local 47 has developed a comprehensive 3 step grievance procedure that insures a fair and just method of settling differences between employees and employers.
To protect employees and offer a fair means of dealing with lay-off during slack periods of manufacturing.
See Organizing/Application under Become a member for more info, then call us to have a confidential appointment with an Organizer to discuss a better future in your workplace.