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From The Desk of Glencore's Unit Chair - May 2017
We are about 3 months into our new collective agreement. There were a few bumps concerning coverage for glasses, but that should be rectified by now. If anyone still has issues of not being covered for the $300 for glasses, please con-tact H.R. or myself.

Membership Meeting - April 20, 2017
Membership meeting to be held April 20th, 2017 at Mine Mill Local 598/Unifor Craftshop @ 7:30 p.m. Hemi Mitic will be our guest!

Election - Strathcona Mill - Joint Health and Safety Rep (2)
Strathcona Mill has 2 vacant positions for Joint Health and Safety reps. Nominations must be received no later than April 10th, 2017 @ 5pm.

Election - Fraser Mine - Chief Steward
Fraser Mine has a vacant position for a Chief Steward. Nominations must be received no later than April 10th, 2017 @ 5pm.

Election - Smelter - Stewards (4)
Smelter has 4 vacant positions for Stewards. Nominations must be received no later than March 10th, 2017 @ 5pm.

Election - Strathcona Mill - Joint Health and Safety Rep (2)
Strathcona Mill has 2 vacant positions for Joint Health and Safety reps. Nominations must be received no later than March 10th, 2017 @ 5pm.

Election - Nickel Rim - Stewards (3)
Nickel Rim South has 3 vacant positions for Stewards. Nominations must be received no later than March 10th, 2017 @ 5pm.

Election - Fraser Mine - Bonus Steward
Fraser Mine has a vacant position for a Bonus Steward. Nominations must be received no later than March 10th, 2017 @ 5pm.

Membership Meeting - December 9, 2016
On December 9th, 2016 our Local has a Steward/Health & Safety Quarterly meeting at the Clarion Hotel. Your workplace representatives are enrolled in a 1 day collective bargaining workshop. The workshop will be delivered by a National Unifor Discussion Leader.

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.

Revised GPP Valuation Results as of Dec 31, 2013
Here are the revised General Pension Plan valuation results as of December 31st, 2013.

Revised GPP Valuation Results as of Dec 31, 2012
Here are the revised General Pension Plan valuation results as of December 31st, 2012.

General Pension Plan - PDF
The document for the General Pension Plan Restatement (2001) along with the amendments from 2004 to 2013.

Unit Chair
Marcel Charron
Union Office: 673-3661 x201 Cell Phone: 705-919-6102
 
Compensation, Health & Welfare Officer
Joanne Lizotte
Union Office: 673-3661 x204
 
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