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.
May 1 Labour organized rally at the Pearson airport
May 1 in Hamilton
May 1 in Brampton
May 1 Traditional downtown Toronto
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.
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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.
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
THURSDAY APRIL 14 at 5 PM in GL 164
At the AGM we will be electing a new
- Executive Committee positions
- Faculty Stewards
- Health and Safety officers
- Delegates to CUPE Niagara District Council
- Delegates to Niagara Regional Labour Council
- Attendees to the Health & Safety School
- BARGAINING UPDATES FOR UNIT 2 and UNIT 1
- Financial solidarity support for CUPE 1295
- Notice of Motion U3 Steward Stipend
- Discussion of and a vote on
See the full AGM 2016 Agenda here.
Agenda items can be added at the beginning of the meeting.
THIS WORKSHOP IS FULL – but stay tuned! Our local is arranging for such training from CUPE National facilitators.
The employer-offered Mental Health First Aid training is back. in 2015 our local 4207 Health and Safety reps on the Joint H&S Committee worked hard to bring this valuable workshop to workers at Brock. It was offered in the Fall and quickly filled up.
It is a two-day workshop May 10 and May 12, 2016. If you are working in May, you need your Supervisor’s permission before you register. The class maximum is 24.
Let’s fill it with CUPE members!