CAW Local 1451
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  THE BUDD/KITCHENER FRAME FACILITY CLOSED AS OF APRIL 23, 2009.
WE, THE MEMBERS OF C.A.W. LOCAL 1451 WOULD LIKE TO WISH OUR BROTHERS AND SISTERS IN THE CANADIAN AUTO WORKERS AND THE BROADER LABOUR MOVEMENT, ALL THE BEST IN THE FUTURE. UNFORTUNATELY, THAT FUTURE LOOKS BLEAK RIGHT NOW AND MANY OF YOU WILL FOLLOW US INTO UNEMPLOYMENT.
THE MEMBERS OF C.A.W. LOCAL 1451 HAVE MADE MANY FRIENDS IN THE LABOUR MOVEMENT OVER THE FORTY TWO YEARS WE HAVE BEEN AROUND AND WE HOPE TO MEET MANY OF YOU IN OUR FUTURE TRAVELS.

RETIREES MEETINGS 2009 - every 3rd Thursday of each month at 1:00 PM For the foreseeable future, these meetings will be held, as usual, at our local union hall.

EFFECTIVE APRIL 1, 2009 YOU MAY HAVE TO CONTACT THE FOLLOWING NUMBERS IF YOU HAVE INQUIRIES ABOUT YOUR PENSIONS OR BENEFITS. THE PENSIONS ARE ADMINISTERED BY BUCK CONSULTANTS AND BENEFITS BY BLUE CROSS.

IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS
Mike Devine is now working out of the Kitchener-Waterloo, Cambridge C.A.W. Area Office dealing with C.A.W. Local 1451 issues. He can be reached at:

C.A.W. Kitchener Office,
5 Executive Place, Kitchener, ON ,
N2P2N4


Phone 519-893-4873
Extension 2234
or
Toll Free 1 800-265-2884

Cell 519-573-7992

E Mail: mike.devine@caw.ca



KITCHENER FRAMEWORKS ACTION CENTRE 519-893-0003

PENSION INQUIRIES (Buck Consultants) 1-866-503-6155

Please note that if you are in your 59th year, you must apply for Canada Pension Plan (CPP). In order to receive your CPP effective on your 60th Birthday, we suggest you begin the application process at least six months before your 60th Birthday. You can do this by going online and using the link below, you can apply electronically or use the following telephone numbers. You must also apply for your Old Age Security in the same way during your 64th year.

General Inquiries (telephone)
Toll free (Canada and the United States)

For service in English: 1-800-277-9914
For service in French: 1-800-277-9915
TTY device: 1-800-255-4786

or Online at

http://www.hrsdc.gc.ca/eng/isp/common/rtrinfo.shtml

The online process for applying is fairly simple if you have limited computer skills. You must have access to a printer so that you can print off the page that requires your signature and then send that page by mail to the Canada Pension Plan offices.
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C.A.W. LEGAL SERVICES 1-800-268-7573

BLUE CROSS TOLL FREE NO. 1-888-873-9200 Mon-Fri., 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Our Blue Cross contract no. is 0093499000 and you will also need to give them your eleven digit I.D. number as a reference. This number will appear on your Blue Cross card that you received in the mail.



CREDIT UNION - N.B. Credit Union is now closed permanently

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Last Updated: October 6, 2009 1:11:20 PM