Still strong in solidarity


In 1999, the newly formed Communications, Energy and Paperworkers (CEP) Local 466 was trying to negotiate their first contract. Unfortunately, in April of that year, their employer, the Sunshine Coast Regional District (SCRD), locked out Local 466 for nine weeks. The lockout caused hardship to the members of CEP Local 466 and the community; however, it built a strong foundation of solidarity within the local. 

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In 2012, after a merger with Canadian Autoworkers, we became Unifor Local 466. No matter the name of our union, Local 466 continues to proudly serve the citizens of the Sunshine Coast. 

To mark the anniversary of the ratification of our first contract, Local 466 invites all current and former members of our local to join in the 20th anniversary celebration on Sunday, June 23. Please contact for further details. 

Anne Rathbone, Secretary, 

Unifor Local 466

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