Below are several online resources that we encourage our members to review.
Unifor New Member Kit
This document was created by Unifor to teach new members about what Unifor is and what it does. Please click here to view or download the PDF. You can also view the document at https://www.unifor.org/resources/new-member-kit.
11 Points of Order: How to Participate in Union Meetings
Unifor has created a general guide to participating in union meetings. You can view or download the PDF by clicking here.
Unifor Human Rights Committee Handbook
This handbook may be of interest to those who wish to join the local’s Human Rights and Political Action Committee. Please click here to view or download the PDF.
Unifor Online Education
Unifor offers a variety of introductory courses on topics such as health and safety, grievance handling, and collective bargaining. To learn about the courses and how to access them, please click here.
Guide for Stewards
Current stewards and members who are interested in becoming a steward should read Unifor’s guide, Representing Workers: A Guide for Stewards, Committeepeople, Workplace and Local Union Representatives. To read the guide, please click here.
Guide on Workplace Harassment
Those wishing to learn more about workplace harassment should read Unifor’s guide, Investigating & Resolving Workplace Harassment: A Unifor Guide for Leadership. To read the guide, please click here.
Mental Health Matters
Those wishing to learn more about mental health in the workplace should read Unifor’s guide, Mental Health Matters: A Resource Book for Union Representatives and Local Unions. To read the guide, please click here.
Guide to the Ontario Employment Standards Act
The Ontario Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Skills and Development has created a guide to Ontario’s Employment Standards Act, which can be viewed or downloaded here.
Guide to the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act
The Ontario Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Skills and Development has created a guide to Ontario’s Occupational Health and Safety Act, which can be viewed or downloaded here.
Ontario Human Rights Commission E-Learning
The Ontario Human Rights Commission provides several e-learning programs on topics related to the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. You can access the e-learning programs by clicking here. The Ontario Human Rights Commission also publishes guides on a variety of human rights topics, which can be viewed by clicking here.
Canada Labour Congress: A History of Labour in Canada
The Canada Labour Congress provides an overview of the history of the Canadian labour movement, which you can view by clicking here. More details about key events in the history of the Canadian labour movement can be found here and by clicking on the event you wish to learn more about.
Canada Labour Congress: What Unions Do
The Canada Labour Congress provides a guide to what unions do, which you can view by clicking here.
Union Savings: Discounts for Unifor Local 567 Members
Unifor Local 567 is affiliated with Union Savings, a discount program that provides savings for union members and their families on a variety of things, including electronics, insurance, entertainment, and more. As a member of Unifor Local 567 you can create a Union Savings account to start using the program. To learn more about Union Savings and to create an account, click here.
Bourinot Rules of Order
Under Article 6(6) of the local’s bylaws, questions of a parliamentary nature at membership meetings shall be decided by Bourinot’s Rules of Order. In such a situation, Bourinot’s Rules of Order, 4th edition, by Geoffrey H. Stanford, will be used. It can be accessed by clicking here.