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Additional Last Minute Strike Vote Times

Below are the list of the additional strike vote times. All members must attend a meeting prior to the vote so as to make an informed vote. The meeting lasts approximately 30 minutes.

Doors to the meeting are tiled (locked) 15 minutes into the start of the meeting.

Thursday, June 23, 2016

WISE Hall
1882 Adanac St, Vancouver

6 P.M.

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Union Hall

4530 Dawson Street, Burnaby

11 A.M.

In Solidarity,


Heather Andrews
secretary-treasurer

Sign Language Interpreters have not been confirmed for all meetings.

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STAFFING AND NEGOTIATIONS BEWARE OF CANADA POST’S INFORMATION

In this round of bargaining, Canada Post is saying they need to make huge cutbacks because of the loss of first class mail. But, when this claim is examined it does not hold up. Here are the reasons why:

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TEMPS AND CASUALS HAVE FULL RIGHTS ON THE PICKET LINE!

Over the next few weeks, strike votes will be conducted across the country. We hold these votes to show the Bosses that we are united in our demands for ZERO ROLLBACKS of our Collective Agreement. If, after this, the corporation still refuses to bargain with us, there is a very real possibility that we, as a Union, could be on the picket line in the upcoming months. As a result, many temps and casuals are left wondering what their rights are in the event of a work stoppage.

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BY-ELECTION Chief Shop Steward-Group 1

Following the resignation of Cristina MacLennan, there is a vacancy in the Chief Shop Steward-PPC Shift 1.

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Pension negotiations and CUPW

In this round of negotiations between CUPW and Canada Post the future of our pension plan is a major issue.

Canada Post is telling us that our pension plan is in bad shape. But this is not true. Here are the facts

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How to File a Good Grievance

The Vancouver Local receives a large number of grievance investigation forms from members on a weekly basis. All too often, the forms are not fully completed or there are not enough details in the description of what happened. Some forms are missing personal information about the grievor, full names of supervisors, witnesses or other workers involved, supporting documents, etc.

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Strike Vote Q&A’s

The strike votes in the Vancouver Local are scheduled to occur from June 8, 2016, to June 15, 2016. You can see the times, dates, and locations on the bottom of this bulletin.

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Postal Banking – Why is it an Issue in this Round of Bargaining?

There are many issues our CUPW negotiators have put on the bargaining table with Canada Post.

One of these issues is that Canada Post implement postal banking. Many of you have asked what post banking has to do with negotiations. This bulletin will provide some answers.

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We Need to Stand with RSMCs in this Round of Bargaining

In these negotiations CUPW is working very hard to gain full equality for Rural and Suburban Mail Carriers (RSMCs). Even though there are no RSMCs in the Vancouver Local, this is an important fight that we all need to support.

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Canada Post’s demand for rollbacks – What do they mean for me? Part 3

Two previous bulletins have outlined some of Canada Post’s demands for rollbacks in this round of bargaining. This bulletin will outline even more of these rollbacks and will discuss the implication for postal workers.

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June 21st is
National Aboriginal Day

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Upcoming Meetings

JUNE GENERAL
MEMBERSHIP MEETING
Thursday, June 23, 2016
7:00 P.M.
The WISE Hall
1882 Adanac St.,
East Vancouver.

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