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November 27, 2005 - 5:47pm EST

As many are aware, CAW Local 1967 is operating an adjustment centre. The centre is a place for laid off employees of the former Boeing Toronto to get help as they prepare to re-enter the job market in search of new employment. For many of these employees who are members of CAW Local 1967, this is a new adventure. This is the first time they find themselves unemployed in as many as 30 years for most of those affected.
To help with this transition CAW Local 1967 has opened and staffed an adjustment centre since May of 2005. It is located at 969 Derry Rd. E. #110, Mississauga, Ontario L5T 2J7. This is in the northwest Corner of Derry Rd. & Tomken Rd., just east of Hwy 410. The centre’s hours of operation are Monday to Friday from 8:30 am-4:30pm.You can contact the centre by telephone at 905-564-6288 or 905-564-6602. The fax number is 905-564-3225.
The centre will not be open forever, so take advantage now

The following services are currently available free of charge:

Diana McIntyre from DLM McIntyre Consulting Services is providing One-On-One Work & Career Counseling, which includes:
• Career Exploration / Vocational Counselling
• Developing Resume / Cover Letter
• Investigating Training Options & Creating of Training Plans
• Employability Decisions or Concerns
• Occupational Research & Employer Outreach
• Linkage to Community Resources
• Ongoing Support

Free seminars are being offered at our centre by the Labour Education Centre, an HRDC funded organization:
• 2-day - Job Search For 45+ Workers Workshop
• 4-day - Computer Basics For Job Search Workshop
• 2-day - Interview Preparation & Video Feedback Workshop
• 1-day - Labour Market / Hidden Job Market Information Seminar
These seminars have already been run, many more that once, and there are others and repeats being planned.

All dealings with the centre are confidential and there is no cost to you. The centre is there to help or just to keep in touch!

Dan McNeil
CAW Local 1967
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Last Updated: January 8, 2006 12:08:50 PM