Labour Activist Recognized
January 5, 2010, 11:33 AM EST
Robin Dudley, president of CAW Local 1917 and chairperson of Hitachi Truck in Guelph, Ontario was named Activist of the Year by the Grey-Bruce Labour Council.
Since being elected CAW Local 1917 president in 2008, Robin has started up a flying squad at the local, led the local union to a number of demonstrations on pensions, Employment Insurance as well as other workplace support measures across south-western Ontario. Robin is an outspoken advocate on issues of EI, Canadian procurement requirements and a number of other issues affecting working people across the country.
Robin is also the president of the CAW Truck, Bus and Specialty Vehicle Council.
Robin lives in Hanover, Ontario.