Unifor Interview Series: Lindsay Hinshelwood, Local 707

Lindsay's election leaflet
Lindsay’s election leaflet

We continue our weeklong series of interviews with Unifor union leaders, staff, and rank-and-file members.

Today we speak with Lindsay Hinshelwood, an assembly line worker at Ford Oakville and a member of Unifor Local 707, formerly of the Canadian Autoworkers.

[audio:http://rankandfile.ca/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/LHfinal.mp3|titles=Lindsay Hinshelwood interview]

Lindsay is a rank-and-file Unifor member who ran from the floor for president of Unifor at its founding convention on August 31. She received 17.5 percent of the vote. The interview references her article “Unifor’s Founding Convention: The Predictable and the Unexpected.”

Unifor Interview Series

Thursday, September 11
Bruce Allen, Vice President of Unifor Local 199 (formerly CAW), VP of the Niagara Regional Labour Council

Saturday, September 14
Roxanne Dubois, Unifor staff member (formerly CEP)
Roxanne presented a discussion paper on community chapters at the Unifor convention

Monday, September 16
Dave Coles, advisor to Unifor President Jerry Dias, former President of the CEP

Tuesday, September 17
Gary Engler, Vice President Unifor Local 2000, Media Union of BC (formerly CEP)
Gary recently published two articles at Rabble.ca available here and here.

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