Local 8782 was first chartered in 1979. With more then 1100 brothers and sisters working in the steel industry in Nanticoke Ontario we are proud Canadian steelworkers and we collective bargain for Stelco LEW, Stelco Pickling Division, Harsco and ESM.
Starting Sept.20/20 there will be a C.O.L.A. increase of 3 cents on regular hours worked.
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If you have been off for vacation for a week or longer you need to be cleared by Medical prior to returning. If you are experiencing cold or flu like symptoms or been in close contact with someone who has tested positive for Covid 19 you need to contact Medical or Plant Protection (after medical hours) prior to showing up for your shifts. They will do a verbal assessment and direct you on the appropriate actions for you to take.
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Committee Members Needed!
The Ways and Means Committee is looking for volunteer to sit on its committee.
For information about the committee or, anyone interested in becoming a member please contact Terry Barnard @ 519-587-2000 ext. 225
We are saddened to announce that Ron passed away on July 15/2018. Ron was a long time pickle line employee, he was also the bargaining unit Health and Safety co-chairperson for many years. We are unaware of any arrangements for Ron.
Today, United Steel Worker Local 8782 President, Randy Graham, presented the Salvation Army with close to 300, pre-packed, Back Packs for distribution to those families in need within the Haldimand/Norfolk area. This was a three fold increase from last years efforts. We would like to thank Stelco for their generous donation to help with the cost of the back packs. We would also like to thank all the members of Local 8782 who helped sell tickets and those who purchased tickets to raise the funds required. Pictured is Randy Graham, President, Donna Wingrove, Financial Secretary, Terri Simmons, Salvation Army and Kattie Chroncharsky, Salvation Army.
On December 9/19, Our local President Randy Graham, on behalf of Local 8782 and the Steelworkers National Office, presented a $1750.00 cheque to Al Martens of the Simcoe Caring Cupboard. This money comes from the Steelworker Humanity fund. This year the Steelworkers distributed $229,750.00 to 112 food banks across Canada. Over $19,000.00 was given to local food banks in our surrounding area.
On Saturday December 7/2019 a few of the locals and some family members got together to help serve the Salvation Army's annual Christmas Dinner. The Salvation Army cooks up a full turkey dinner for some members of the community who may not otherwise have the opportunity.
On Monday Nov.25/19 USW local 8782 and Stelco management delivered the proceeds from our annual Christmas gate collection. USW local 8782 President Randy Graham and Stelco's Vice President of Operations Dave Rivard Handed over $17150.00 in cash and 860 lbs in food and toys to Simcoe Salvation Army's Terri Simmons. USW local 8782 would like to thank all who participated in donating and helping in the gate collection. We would also like to thank the Salvation Army for distributing our donations to help the less fortunate during the holiday season.