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Mike Allen  Photo Courtesy of Rodney Davis
  Mike Allen was born in Windsor and attended Marlborough Elementary and Forster Collegiate. He began working at Chrysler Canada in 1968 and continued until 1979. In 1979 he became a Millwright and Machine Repairman at ADM Agri Industries Limited.

Mr. Allen has been very active in the labour movement for many years. He became a union member in 1968 and continued to become a member of C.A.W. Local 195 and
Mike Allen – Photo Courtesy of Rodney Davis   the United Brotherhood of Carpenters & Joiners of America, Millwright Local 1244. In 1982 he became an elected union official and helped organize Maple Leaf Monarch employees

to form the Windsor Grain Processors Union. He was the Vice-President of this union which eventually merged with the C.A.W. In 1985 Mike Allen was elected Shop Steward and in 1988 he was elected Secretary-Treasurer of the ADM unit.

In 1990 Mike Allen began working as a labour representative for the United Way of Windsor-Essex County. He also volunteers extensively in the community and has served as a school board trustee. For more information on Mike Allen please visit the Politics section of this website.

 
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