In memory of Brother Eric John (1923-2009) who passed away December 5, 2009. Eric
dedicated his working life to making the world a better place in any way he could. He held many
elected positions in the UAW and CAW, from 1954. The most recent position he held was as
Vice-chair of the CAW National Retired Workers Advisory Executive. He was active in Co-op
housing developments and constant government lobbying for pensions. Eric was employed by the
Ford Motor Company for 32 years of dedicated service starting as a Tool and Die Maker.
The Unifor Skilled Trades Council is offering the Eric John Memorial Bursary in the
amount of $1,000. This bursary is awarded to sons and daughters of Unifor Skilled Trades
Members in good standing, entering their first year of post secondary education (university,
community college, technological institute, teachers college, nursing school, etc.).
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