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John Brookes

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Brother John is a long time Teamster Driver with Island Farms and is a Chief Shop Steward.

His involvement with the Union started with his desire to be a Steward to represent his fellow workers.

John is a devoted family man with two grown daughters.

When not working John enjoys many outdoor activities.


“They have demonstrated the dedication and leadership that
our Local requires. They have always provided sound counsel, support, and frank
discussion on matters involving the members, contract negotiations and our

- Bruce Tillapaugh –Shop Steward. Island Farms, Victoria

"I was a Shop Steward and was also on the contract negotiation team. The Union took the time and trouble to learn all about our industry and what we do. This means they are better able to fight for us whether it is on the job or at the bargaining table. We have the best contract in our industry. Thanks guys!"

- Gerald Price - Agrifoods
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