Shauna Wilcox is Financial Secretary of Local 4600. She joined the local when she began work at the Glace Bay General Hospital in Glace Bay, Nova Scotia in 1986, where she worked as a licensed practical nurse.
Shauna was President of Local 4600 from 2005-2010, following an earlier period as Financial Secretary from 2002 to 2005. She has also served on her local’s Women’s, Political Action and Education committees, as the Political Action Committee Chair for the Atlantic Regional Council and as a discussion leader.
Her union educations includes both the three-day and the week-long collective bargaining courses, grievance handling and workplace leadership, human rights, women’s activist/leadership, health and safety for women, three-day financial, human rights investigation and bullying, and three-day health and safety.
Outside Unifor, Shauna serves as Financial Secretary of the Cape Breton District Labour Council.
Her focus in union work is any issue that affects Unifor members or the union itself, including bargaining, pharmacare, NAFTA the health accord, child care, equality and human rights.