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Representing 1,300 Manitoba workers employed in Clerical and Operator Services at Bell MTS, Yellow Pages Group and AAA Alarms


Unifor Local 7

President
Patty Deschamps
Vice President
Jackie Prynne
Treasurer
Cathy Mitchell
Secretary
Hilary Kaluzny

Site last updated
August 5, 2019


Golf Tournament September 14

The Unifor Manitoba Recreation Council has organized a Golf Tournament for Saturday, September 14. It will be held rain or shine at River Oaks Golf Course in Winnipeg. The format will be Texas Scramble with a modified shot gun start. The day will also include participant prizes and a 50/50 poker game. Once everyone has completed the course there'll be a dinner and the awards will be presented. Registration deadline is September 7. Click here for full details and registration form.

No Stone Unturned Concert Great Success

The recent No Stone Unturned concert that Unifor sponsored in St. Johns Park was a great event. Unifor Local 7 thanks Curt Hetzel for all the effort he put in to ensuring its success.

Answer a few Questions - Win a $5000 Vacation

Unifor is conducting a cross-country membership survey in order to better prepare for the federal election in October. Because of the size and strength of our membership, Unifor is the voice of working people, and in the upcoming election, your union is doing everything in our power to ensure that workers’ priorities are front and centre. By completing the election issues survey, members will not only have the opportunity to shape the union’s political agenda, they will also be entered to win a $5,000 Air Canada Vacations voucher! To answer the survey questions and be entered in the contest, call 647-697-5889, or visit our survey page on Facebook.

It's Time for Some Real Talk About Bell

For decades, Bell Canada has taken advantage of employees’ hard work and loyalty. Bargaining unit work has been snatched away through non-union outsourcing, contracting out, and job erosion across Bell units. All the while, our employer has imposed working conditions that members say increase stress and affects their mental health. Learn more - tell your own story about working for Bell.

Retiring Soon? Online Pension Retirement Tool Information

When using the Bell Online Defined Benefit Pension Forecasting Tool, some of the pension options that are available are not listed on the Forecasting Tool. Click here to learn about the options that are available but not listd in the Online Tool.

Moving? New email address? Let us Know!

Contract negotiations with Bell MTS are just around the corner - making it more important than ever that the union know how to contact you. If you've moved to a new residence, changed your email address, cell phone or home phone number, or made any other changes to your personal information, please call the Local 7 office at 204-988-1408, or email us at president@uniforlocal7.ca and give us the updated information.

Grievances Filed by Union

A number of grievances have been filed by Unifor Local 7 against Bell MTS. Grievances now in various stages of resolving include policy grievances on the company's guideline requiring a doctor's sick note after a person has been absent for three days, and on the forcing of CPT's to do term hours.There are also two grievances on AIP payout, and a grievance on a suspension that the union feels is unreasonable. There is also a grievance on sick credits that we are waiting to take to arbitration as every grievance step was denied by the company.