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Shinade Allder

Ontario Regional Council Chair

Shinade Allder is the first Black President of Unifor Local 6005 in London Ontario. Shinade has been with the local since 2005 when she was hired at Bell Canada.

Her work with the Union began in 2009 when she was elected trustee.

In 2016, Allder was elected to the position of recording secretary which she held until she became President of Local 6005 in 2019. Allder sat on Unifor’s Ontario Regional Council as the chair for the Aboriginal & Workers of Colour Committee which she was elected to in 2019. In 2022 Shinade was the first woman and first person of colour to be elected as Unifor’s Ontario Regional Council Chair!

Allder is actively engaged in the Union and consistently finds ways to encourage and support her fellow Union members to take the values and benefits of the Union into the local community to support all workers. Allder is the Co-Founder and Steering Committee Member of the Black Education Fund and sits on the board for Unity Hopeful Charity. In 2023, Shinade was recognized for the volunteer work she does in her community by being awarded the Platinum Jubilee Award and the Leading Women Leading Girls award.