Welcome to Unifor Local 6007

Membership Meeting on March 31, 2020

The next membership meeting will be at The Torontonian on Tuesday, March 31, starting promptly at 5:30 pm.

Download a copy of the agenda here.

The Torontonian is located at 45 Dunfield Ave, Toronto, Ontario. This is just off Eglinton Avenue, only a few blocks east of Yonge Street.

Someone will be there to let you in. If nobody is present, please call 647-239-6007 to be admitted through the front lobby. The meeting will be held in the Media Room in the basement.

Coronavirus Fact Sheet

On December 31, 2019, Chinese health authorities identified a new (or novel) coronavirus (referred to as COVID-19 or 2019-nCoV) through a series of reported cases of pneumonia in Wuhan, China. We all have a responsibility to reduce risks of exposure to and transmission of the virus.

Learn more from Unifor’s official Fact Sheet about the coronavirus, available here.

To reduce exposure to and transmission of a range of illnesses, including coronaviruses, you should follow usual health precautions such as:

  • Washing your hands often.
  • Avoiding contact with people who are sick.
  • Practicing proper cough and sneeze etiquette.

Modernization of the Canadian Labour Code (2019)

Many new changes to the Canadian Labour Code came into effect on September 1, 2019. A description and analysis of the changes to Part III of the Code (which deals with labour standards) is available here.

A Word from Unifor

 Modernization of the Canadian Labour Code (2019)

Unifor is currently in talks about the new changes to the Canadian Labour Code. A presentation about the changes can be viewed here (PDF file).

More details will be presented as they become available.

Bell Sales Bargaining Update 8 – February 21, 2019

Greetings Bell Sales Members

Your Bargaining Committee is proud to notify everyone that your tentative agreement was ratified today.

Joint ballots from both Quebec and Ontario were counted today in Ottawa and you now have a new collective agreement in place.

We would like to thank everyone that took the time to vote and for your solidarity during the entire bargaining process.

Your Bargaining Committee:

  • Sonny Malhotra, Ontario Representative
  • Fazal Vankalwala, Ontario Representative
  • Kato Nsangwa Mumba, Quebec Representative
  • Carlos Dion, Quebec Representative
  • Louise Giguère, Quebec National Office
  • Robin Dudley, Ontario National Office

A PDF copy is available here.
A full list of updates and bargaining documents can be found here.

Hey, Bell! Remove Stack Ranking!

Would it surprise you to know that Bell is using a widely discredited employee ranking system? It makes life worse for workers and customers.

Above: Sonny Malhotra, Kato Nsangwa, Fazal Vankalwala, and Carlos Dion.

Above: Member Shahood Haque, Elected Steward Surbhi Malhotra, and
President Sonny Malhotra posing for the End Stack Ranking campaign.