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Executive Board welcomes two new VPs

November 13, 2018 at 1:31pm

UFCW 175 & 633 Executive Board Nov 2018

Union Members Michael Windley (left) and Navidad Talbot (right) took their oath of office today to become Executive Board Vice Presidents for UFCW Local 175.

At today’s Local Union Executive Board meeting, the Board welcomed two new Vice-Presidents to the group: Navidad Talbot and Michael Windley.

Led by Executive Assistant Sylvia Groom, Michael and Nav recited their oath of office as Local Union VPs.

For 20 years, Nav has worked at Cargill Dunlop in Guelph. He has worked as a butcher on the hip rail for many years. He was a Steward in the Fabrication department for all of his 20 years at the plant too. Two years ago, his co-workers elected him as Chief Steward. Last year, he was elected as chairperson.

Michael has been an employee with Loblaw Companies for 14 years. Currently, he works as the deli manager at Zehrs Stanley Park in Kitchener. He has been a Steward for more than seven years and is a certified co-chair on the health and safety committee.

“Congratulations and welcome to Michael and Nav,” said President Haggerty. “I know both of these Members will make excellent additions to the Executive Board.”

UFCW 175 & 633 Executive Board Nov 2018In addition to the regular business of the meeting, Ron Lehman from Rock Insurance presented a donation to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada (LLSC) for $5,000 to President Haggerty and Secretary-Treasurer Tosato. Rock Insurance offers discounts on insurance products for members of UFCW Locals 175 & 633. In addition to great rates, for every Local Union member that signs up for a policy, Rock Insurance will donate to the LLSC.

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