Each of the Unifor Local 975 Units is governed by its own Executive Board, as elected by the Unit's entire membership. Members are represented in the workplace by "Stewards" who are elected by the members of each area or work location. The term of office for both the Executive Board Officers and Stewards is 3 years.
JRL Unit Executive Board
The JRL Executive Board is voted in by the union members of the JRLUnit. All JRL Members in Good Standing are entitled to run for any of the positions on the Board and the term is 3 years. The next election of the JRL Unit Executive Board will be held in 2022.
JRL UNIT EXECUTIVE BOARD OFFICERS
Mathew Bandiera | Unit Chair
Paras Makwana | Vice Chair
Harshal Desai | Recording Secretary
Martin McKinnon | Chief Steward
JRL Unit Stewards
Union stewards represent departments, shifts, and work sites. They monitor collective-bargaining agreements, advise members on contract provisions, confront employers over safety issues, and represent members in grievance proceedings. A steward's job is important and exciting. They protect the jobs and welfare of fellow employees and use their leadership skills to build the union.
JRL Stewards are voted in by the union members of the JRLUnit. All JRL members in good standing, are entitled to run for any of the positions on the Board and the term is 3 years. The next election of the JRL Unit Executive Board will be held in 2022.
If you have a question or concern regarding your workplace, please contact your Union Steward.
JRL UNIT STEWARDS