Members from various Unions and their Locals across Peel Region gathered at the Injured Workers Monument in Brampton for the Day of Mourning on Friday, April 28, 2017. Unions and members of the public joined together to pay tribute and remember those who were killed or injured in the workplace.
President of the Peel Regional Labour Council, Jim McDowell, along with the Mayor of Brampton, Linda Jeffrey, Mayor of Mississauga, Bonnie Crombie and Mayor of Caledon, Alan Thompson all offered words of condolences and messages of unity. Members representing their Locals had the chance to lay their wreaths at the foot of the monument and held a moment of silence for their fellow injured and fallen workers.
Unifor Local 1285 Executives and members attended the Brampton Beast Hockey game on Sunday, February 26th at the Powerade Centre in Brampton. Members were seen with their families sporting their best Beast gear and their Unifor Local 1285 touques.
The Beast took home a 3-0 win over the Florida Everblades, while members enjoyed cheering along their team.