Date And Times Set For Local 444 Ratification

Ratification vote details are set for the four units of Unifor Local 444 that reached tentative contracts ending two strikes over the weekend

All the information meetings and votes take place Thursday at the Turner Rd. Hall.

ZF TRW reached a tentative deal late Sunday night while Dakkota Integrated Systems and HBPO Canada reached deals early Monday morning.

Local 444 President James Stewart says the deals fall in line with the pattern agreement reached earlier with Avencez Assembly Canada.


Newly elected Unifor Local 444 President James Stewart (by AM800's Peter Langille)

All four plants are suppliers to the Windsor Assembly Plant.

Stewart says details of the agreement won't be made public until after the votes.

The times for the four bargaining units are as follows....

ZF-TRW:  8-9am,  7:30-8:30pm

Avancez: 9:30-10:30 am, 6:30-7:30 pm

Dakkota: 11-noon, 5-6 pm

HBPO:12:30-1:30 pm, 3:30-4:30 pm