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Medical Placement Committee - Alternate Position

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Medical Placement Committee - Alternate Position

If you are interested in being the Alternate on the Medical Placement Committee please send a written expression of your interest to the Union Hall.

Applications will be accepted until:

Noon - Friday, January 17, 2014

Issued by Unifor Local 2301

December 17, 2013

SHOP STEWARD COUNCIL MEETING - DECEMBER 18, 2013

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SHOP STEWARD COUNCIL MEETING

Wednesday,

December 18th

@ 7:00 p.m.

at the Union Hall

All Shop Stewards are encouraged to attend.

Issued by Unifor Local 2301

December 12, 2013

ANNUAL PLANT GATE COLLECTION FOR CHRISTMAS HAMPER FUND

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ANNUAL PLANT GATE COLLECTION FOR CHRISTMAS HAMPER FUND

On Wednesday, December 11th and Thursday, December 12th, Unifor Local 2301 volunteers will once again be at the “A” gate, Wharf gate and APP gate for the annual Christmas hamper drive.

Monies collected are donated to the Kitimat Help Agency, which purchases food hampers for the needy families of our community.

REMINDER OF MEMBERSHIP MEETING

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REMINDER OF MEMBERSHIP MEETING

There will be a

Membership Meeting on

Thursday,

November 28, 2013

at 7:00 pm

at the Union Hall.

All Members are encouraged to attend

Issued by Unifor Local 2301

November 19, 2013

November 2013 Job Postings

Notice of Motion to Post

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Notice of Motion to Post

Support for Sensible BC Referendum

The following motion to post was passed at the Membership meeting held on Thursday, September 26th at the Union hall:

“Whereas Unifor 2301 is a socially conscience and a socially active union and

Whereas Sensible BC is trying to change the laws on how people are treated when in possession of cannabis and use through referendum and

VACATION SCHEDULING

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VACATION SCHEDULING

As you may be aware the Company has instituted a new vacation scheduling policy that in our opinion contradicts the Collective Labour Agreement and the past practice.

We have spent the last number of days trying to mitigate this issue, but the Company has just informed us that they will continue with vacation scheduling according to how they interpret the Collective Labour Agreement.

Reminder OHS&E Council Meeting & Nominations for Chairperson

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Reminder OHS&E Council Meeting & Nominations for Chairperson

Reminder of the upcoming OHS&E Council Meeting on:

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2013

Nomination for the position of Chairperson on the OHS&E Council Executive Board will close and if required, an election will take place at this meeting.

Nomination forms are available at the hall.

Issued by Unifor Local 2301

SPECIAL MEETING FOR MEMBERS IN LINES 3-5

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SPECIAL MEETING FOR MEMBERS IN LINES 3-5

There will be a special meeting for all of our Union members working in Lines 3-5, which will be held on:

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 29TH

@ 6:00 p.m.

at the Union Hall

Issued by Unifor Local 2301

October 25, 2013

Urgent Union Bulletin

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Urgent Union Bulletin

Pursuant to sections 57(1), 133, and 143 of the Labour Relations Code, the Labour Relations Board makes the following declarations and orders:

1) The Labour Relations Board declares that the employees of Rio Tinto Alcan Ltd. have contravened Section 57(1) of the Labour Relations Code; and,

Union Bulletin

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Union Bulletin

The company has put the Union on notice that they believe there is an overtime ban going on in Lines 3-5. The letter is as follows:

Dear Mr. Belmont:

SHOP STEWARD COUNCIL MEETING OCTOBER 17, 2013

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SHOP STEWARD COUNCIL MEETING

Thursday, October 17th

@ 7:00 p.m.

at the Union Hall

All Shop Stewards are urged to attend.

Issued by Unifor Local 2301

October 9, 2013

OHS&E Council Executive Board Opening

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OHS&E Council Executive Board Opening

Nominations have been opened for the position of Chairperson on the OHS&E Council Executive Board.

Nominations will close and if required, an election will take place at the OHS&E Council Meeting on:

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2013

Nomination forms are available at the hall.

Issued by Unifor Local 2301

October 9, 2013

ONE HOUR ADDITIONAL DUES ASSESSMENT PASSED AT SEPTEMBER 2013 MEMBERSHIP MEETINGS

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ONE HOUR ADDITIONAL DUES ASSESSMENT PASSED AT SEPTEMBER 2013 MEMBERSHIP MEETINGS

At the September 26th and 27th Membership meetings the motion calling for an additional one (1) hour dues assessment for a one year period was overwhelmingly passed by our Union Brothers and Sisters in attendance. The motion was as follows:

SKILLED TRADES COUNCIL MEETING AND COMMITTEE POSITIONS

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SKILLED TRADES COUNCIL MEETING AND COMMITTEE POSITIONS

There will be a Skilled Trades Council Meeting on:

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 15TH

@ 7:00 p.m.

at the Union Hall

We are seeking members for the Trades Sub-Committees. One position on each of the following committees:

Apprenticeship Committee

Contracting Out Committee

Training Trust Fund Committee

Biological Monitoring

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Biological Monitoring

Reminder of Membership Meetings

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Reminder of Membership Meetings

There will be two Membership Meetings held this month (an evening and a morning meeting) to allow members the opportunity to discuss and vote on the Motion that was posted on August 30, 2013.

The Membership Meetings will be held at the Union Hall on the following dates:

Evening Meeting

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

at 7:00 p.m.

AND