Unifor Local 222 Units
Abednego Environmental Canada Ltd. (Oshawa)
Members at Abednego operate the wastewater facility at General Motors in Oshawa, 24 hours a day and 365 days a year. All members are graduates of the Water Resources Engineering Technology Program at the Sault College of Applied Arts and Technology. The workers joined Local 222 in the summer of 2000. This workplace was formerly known as Haden Environmental, Veolia Water & USF Canada.
AGS Automotive (Oshawa)
Workers stamp out and chrome-plate bumpers for the Chevrolet Silverado and the CK truck. Front bumpers are also plated for the Dodge Ram. These workers joined Local 222 in June 1989. This unit operates in the same building as Local 222 founding unit Skinners, which later became Houdaille. This workplace was formerly known as AG Simpson.
Armada Toolworks (Lindsay)
Joined Local 222 in September 2004. Workers manufacture zinc and aluminum diecastings, injection-molded plastics, and mechanical assemblies for General Motors and Ford. The workers ratified their first collective agreement on May 28, 2005.
Auto Warehousing Canada (Oshawa)
Members drive vehicles off the line at General Motors and load them onto trucks and trains to be shipped across North America. Members also jockey cars to and from Kerr Industries (for customizing). Auto Warehousing workers joined Local 222 on August 31, 2009. This workplace was formerly called GenAuto Shippers.
Auto Warehousing Canada Supplier Park (Oshawa)
Members prepare vehicles produced in Oshawa for export overseas. This unit is located inside the GM Oshawa Autoplex. They joined Local 222 in 2011.
Canada Cartage (Oshawa)
The truck drivers at Canada Cartage in Oshawa joined Unifor Local 222 in March 2017.
CEVA Logistics Supplier Park (Oshawa)
Members sort & sequence parts for the Oshawa Car Assembly Plant. This workplace is located inside the GM Oshawa Autoplex. They became a unit of Local 222 in February 2010.
CEVA Logistics Office & Clerical (Oshawa)
The office and clerical workers at CEVA Logistics became a unit of Unifor Local 222 in March 2017.
City-Wide Taxi (Oshawa)
This unit was transferred to Local 222 from Local 1688 (Ottawa) in 2006. All taxi drivers for City-Wide in Oshawa are members of Local 222.
This unit was certified on December 16, 2003 and joined Local 222. They ratified their first contract in December 2004. These members are all licensed automotive service technicians and are under contract to General Motors to supply technical and diagnostic assistance to GM dealership technicians across Canada, the Caribbean and parts of Central America. This workplace was formerly known as Minacs.
Durham Region Transit (Durham Region)
On January 1, 2006, Durham Region Transit was created, amalgamating various transit divisions throughout the region including Oshawa Transit, Ajax/Pickering Transit and Handi-Transit. On February 10, 2006, a union representation vote was held and Local 222 became their bargaining agent. On October 30, 2006, after a 4-week strike, Durham Region Transit members ratified their first collective agreement. Local 222 represents the transit drivers as well as the maintenance workers, clerical workers and specialized services employees. Oshawa Transit has been a unit of Local 222 since 1987.
Forterra Pressure Pipe (Uxbridge)
These members in Uxbridge voted to join Unifor Local 222 on November 13, 2013. Local 222 represents the labourers, welders and crane operators at this facility. This facility was formerly known as Hanson Pressure Pipe.
GDI Services Canada (Whitby/Oshawa)
These members joined Local 222 on November 15, 2012. Workers provide the cleaning services for the Whitby and Oshawa campuses of Durham College/UOIT.
General Motors of Canada (Oshawa)
On April 23, 1937, an agreement with General Motors was ratified by the membership and Local 222 became the bargaining agent for the union members, although the company did not formally recognize the Union until 1943. Today, the workers at the car plants produce the Chevrolet Impala, Chevrolet Equinox, Buick Regal and the Cadillac XTS.
2012-2016 GM Master Agreement
2012-2016 GM Oshawa Local Agreement
2012-2016 GM Supplemental Agreement – Pension Plan
2012-2016 GM Supplemental Agreement – Group Life And Disability Insurance Program
2012-2016 GM Supplemental Agreement – Health Care Insurance Program
2012-2016 GM Supplemental Agreement – Income Maintenance Benefit Plan (IMP) And VTEP
2012-2016 GM Supplemental Agreement – SUB Plan, Separation Payment Plan, SWW Plan
Kerr Industries (Oshawa)
Kerr Industries is a Tier II manufacturer for General Motors. They customize Impala police cars and also vehicles for Dewalt, OPG and Intercon Security. Workers at Kerr Industries joined Local 222 in 1964, making them the second longest served unit in the Local.
Lear Corporation (Whitby)
Members at Lear Corporation in Whitby manufacture the seats for the Chevrolet Impala, Buick Regal and the Cadillac XTS. They also sequence the seats for the Chevrolet Equinox. All these vehicles are assembled at General Motors in Oshawa. Lear workers have been members of Local 222 since 1987. This workplace was formerly known as Lear Siegler.
Logistics In Motion (Ajax)
Joined Local 222 on September 23, 2008. Workers at this Ajax location operate a warehousing facility for Loblaws. The members ratified their first collective agreement on April 6, 2009. Members of Americus Logistics, who work inside this facility, became members of the Logistics In Motion unit on February 9, 2013. Logistics In Motion was formerly known as Atlas Logistics and Americus Logistics.
Logistics In Motion Office and Clerical (Ajax)
This unit represents the office and clerical workers at Logistics In Motion in Ajax. They voted to join Unifor in July 2016.
Mercedes-Benz Durham (Whitby)
Workers at this Whitby dealership joined Local 222 on August 27, 2012. Local 222 represents the workers in the service department.
Mills Motors Buick GMC Ltd. (Oshawa)
Local 222 represents the automotive technicians, collision repair people, painters, car washers, parts personnel, service administration, service advisors and car jockeys. They joined Local 222 on October 26, 1965. This workplace was formerly known as Cliff Mills Motors.
Pilkington Glass (Whitby)
Workers at this Whitby plant provide specialty glass to GM Oshawa. All of these workers were employed through a temporary agency and in spite of attempted legal wrangling by the employer and the temp agency, the workers joined Local 222. They became a unit of Local 222 on October 31, 2006 and ratified their first collective agreement on June 7, 2007.
Robinson Solutions - Building Services (Oshawa)
The skilled trades workers at this company perform building services duties at the GM Oshawa Autoplex. They joined Local 222 in 2011. This unit was formerly known as Jones Lang Lasalle.
Robinson Solutions - Industrial Cleaning & Yard Crew (Oshawa)
These members are the industrial cleaners and yard crew at the GM Oshawa Autoplex. They voted to join Unifor in March 2017.
Roy Nichols Motors Ltd. (Courtice)
The workers at this Chevrolet dealership in Courtice joined Local 222 on April 21, 2008 and ratified their first collective agreement on May 4, 2009.
St. Marys Cement (Bowmanville)
Members mine limestone from the open pit mine in Bowmanville and process it into raw cement (called clinker) and finished cement. These products are then shipped to companies in the United States and Canada. Workers at St. Marys Cement joined Local 222 in 1985. This workplace was also known as Blue Circle Cement.
The Student Association at Durham College and UOIT (Oshawa/Whitby)
These members are the support staff for the Student Association. Among other duties, they administer the student insurance plan, run the sexual health resource centre, engineer the radio station, run the pub and restaurant and run the tuck shops. These workers were certified by the Ontario Labour Relations Board on August 14, 2014.
syncreon Automotive (Oshawa)
Bob St. Jules
Workers at this plant perform sequencing of IPs, trunk packs, internal trim, headliners and spoilers for the Chevrolet Equinox produced in Oshawa. They joined Local 222 in April 1994. This facility was formerly known as Mackie Automotive, TDS Automotive & TDS logistics.
syncreon Automotive Supplier Park (Oshawa)
Members at this workplace sequence parts for the Oshawa Car Assembly Plant. They bargained their first collective agreement in December 2008. This unit is located inside the GM Oshawa Autoplex.
Woodbridge Foam (Whitby)
Joined Local 222 on April 12, 1990. Workers at this Whitby plant produce the polyurethane-molded foam seats for the Chevrolet Impala, Cadillac XTS and Buick Regal built in Oshawa as well as foam seats for Honda and Lexus.