|Newsletter - April 2016
Summer will be coming soon, summer vacation requests will be approved or denied on April 15th, 2016. If you have any concerns regarding this issue, please contact myself, Tiina or Melanie.
|Newsletter - March 2016
Please have your vacation requests in for prime time in by March 15, 2016 at 3:00p.m. Vacation requests are on a seniority basis. I have not heard from Natalie about how many PSW's will be allowed for holidays yet.
|Newsletter - January 2016
We have been busy with the issue of part-time reduction hours. Work load complaints are coming in. Please fill out these forms when an issue occurs. Copies of the contract are available and the smaller version will be available soon.
|Newsletter - April 2015
We had a membership meeting on March 13th, 2015 to ask for support of your bargaining committee. We received a 97% vote for support. We have filed 3 grievances in the past three weeks.
|Newsletter - March 2015
We will be having a very important meeting on March 13th, 2015. At this meeting, we will be discussing negotiations and your contract. The meetings times will be 9:00a.m., 3:30p.m. and 8:00p.m.
|Newsletter - February 2015
Negotiations are still ongoing. Our next round of bargaining is February 24th, 2015. Federal Elections are this week, please go out and vote and make your voice heard.
|Newsletter - November 2014
Since my last newsletter, we have had 3 terminations. Once staff reinstated. Talks were resumed October 8th and 9th. Discussions are still in progress and dates are upcoming.
|Newsletter - September 2014
In July 9th & 10th, 2014, we started negotiations and talks will continue in October. We have had 4 grievances which are still outstanding. Also, we are dealing with 2 terminations at this time.
|Newsletter - October 2010
There are a few things I would like to inform the membership about. At this time, we have a Policy Grievance in the system. We will be meeting shortly with management to try to resolve it.
|Newsletter - February 2009
A "thank you" goes out to the hardworking maintenance workers who have been busy shoveling and plowing this winter. Do not despair. Spring is just around the corner. Really!!