From The Desk of Glencore's Unit Chair - November 2016
The time has come again where our current collective agreement is winding down and your bargaining committee is now away from their respective worksites and have started preparing the proposal package.
From The Desk of Glencore's Unit Chair - May 2016
We recently had a disability management meeting with the company and there seems to be progress in regards to accommodating our injured workers.
From The Desk of Glencore's Unit Chair - March 2016
On behalf of myself, the Local and Unifor National, I would like to thank the 9 individuals who participated in the Unifor Skilled Trades photoshoot at Nickel Rim South.
From The Desk of Glencore's Unit Chair - January 2016
2016 has pretty much started where 2015 ended. We keep hearing about the "rumor mill". The Company's message has been consistent, and the same since July, 2015, that they have positioned themselves to "ride the wave" and for everyone to keep their minds on the task at hand and work safe.
From The Desk of Glencore's Unit Chair - December 2015
I would like to start this newsletter by thanking all members who donated to the plant gate collection for Brother Richard Pigeau. The total amount raised was $12,389.57. The Local rounded it up to $12,500.00 and the company matched it.
From The Desk of Glencore's Unit Chair - November 2015
October 20th, 2015 will be etched in the memory of all Mine Mill 598/Unifor members. This is the day we lost Brother Richard Pigeau in an underground accident at Nickel Rim Mine South.
From The Desk of Glencore's Unit Chair - October 2015
Another summer has come and gone and with the arrival of fall comes election time. Union elections will be held from October 5th—9th, 2015 in an attempt to fill vacancies that were left open from the General Election back in May 2015.
From The Desk of Glencore's Unit Chair - August 2015
I would like to take this opportunity to thank all of those who supported me during the recent election and the management at all 4 sites for allowing me to campaign at the sites.
I would also like to welcome all the new union leadership and executive board members. I look forward to working with you over the next 3 years.