SPECIAL GENERAL MEMBERS Meeting.
The Executive Committee is calling a SPECIAL GMM for July 14th at 5 pm in EA 102
OUWCC Voluntary Levy
The Fall Social
Black Lives Matter
Northern Ontario Indigenous Reserves
Our Bargaining Website is on. http://cupe4207bargaining.ca/
Check it out for bargaining updates on Unit 1 and Unit 2.
WEDNESDAY JUNE 8th
2 – 6 PM in front of Schmon Tower
Unit 1 will serve notice to bargain — this will commence collective bargaining of our largest bargaining unit. If you’re on campus come to the table outside of Schmon Tower. Get a cupcake or two, share your perspective, learn what the bargaining process entails.
Cupcakes, sparkling juice, and smiles shared for free!
Our Local is challenging the employer with the grievance procedure for failing to pay Unit 1 members statutory holiday pay as outlined in the Employment Standards Act*. Contract employees have the right to this pay.
The university is modernizing seminar rooms on the fourth floor of MacKenzie Chown. Our office has just been relocated to MC D 304. It is the last seminar room in D section on the third floor.
The Niagara Regional Labour Council Invites us to a May Day Party Saturday April 30th.
Celebrate International Workers Day on the eve of May Day and march in a rally on May 1st.
2016 May Day rallies and marches:
May 1 Labour organized rally at the Pearson airport
May 1 in Hamilton
May 1 in Brampton
May 1 Traditional downtown Toronto
April 28th is National Day Of Mourning held to commemorate workers killed on the job.
919 workers died while working in 2014 This is 2.5 deaths per day! Many more succumb to an occupation-acquired disease or job-related injury. Heath and Safety standards frequently violated by employers. Workers wage a continuous struggle on the H&S front to prevent fatalities, diseases and injuries on the job.
Click here DOM Schedule 2016
ON FACEBOOK and Niagara Falls Review Article
The Indigenous Solidarity Coalition hosts a tobacco ceremony and a vigil for First Nations communities in crisis.
Thursday, April 21
12:00 pm (noon) to 2 p.m.
In front of the Schmon Tower.
Prayer vigil for First Nations communities in crisis being held Thursday
MONDAY APRIL 18 at 1pm, members of Unit 2 entered into bargaining with Brock. The purpose of their first meeting is to exchange proposals. Unit 2’s collective agreement expires in June.
Unit 2 successfully bargained to their first collective agreement in 2006. Stay tuned for more updates on Unit 2 bargaining.
Here are the Bargaining Priorities as ratified at March 28 Unit 1 General Meeting
Unit 1 Bargaining Priorities Meeting MARCH 28