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Workers Compensation Claims: A Few Quick Tips

If you have a Workers Compensation claim there are a few things that may save you some time in dealing with the WCB. We’ve culled these from 30 years of dealing with the Board.

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038/EDIT BOOK COURSE - April 4, 2017

Tuesday, April 4th, 2017 8:30am-4:30pm

Maritime Labour Center
1880 Triumph St.
Vancouver, B.C.

Application deadline is Friday March 10th, 2017

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Navigating Through the Short Term Disability Plan and Dealing with Great West Life/Morneau Shepell

Since the introduction of the Short Term Disability Plan, our members have had difficulty navigating all the “ins and outs” of the plan. Strict timelines, no access to the grievance procedure, and the two (2) levels of appeal are causing a great deal of confusion for those who try to access the plan.

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My Old WCB Injury is So Bad I Can't Work What do I do Now?

If you have an old work-related injury that you are receiving a WCB pension for, and you are continuing to work, the pension you are getting is likely a PFI (permanent functional impairment) pension and it is meant to compensate you for the odd day here and there that you may miss due to the injury.

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Election Results

Elected at the Plant Gate election:

Recording Secretary/Bylaws - Maria Arico-Pucovsky

All shop stewards were elected

Elected at the January GMM:

Chief Steward PPC shift 1 – Perry Kumar

Chief Steward External LC & MSC – Audrey Grant

Congratulations to all the successful candidates. Our appreciation goes out to all members who offered themselves to the positions and to all those who took the time to vote and to attend the meeting.

In solidarity,

Heather Andrews
secretary-treasurer

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Spring Education Seminars April 2017, Harrison Hot Springs

The spring education seminars for the Pacific Region will be held at the Harrison Hot Springs Resort & Spa, 100 Esplanade Avenue, Harrison Hot Springs, B.C. (Phone 1-800-663-2266).

The following courses will be held April 6 (evening) to Sunday, April 9, 2017:

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A Tip of the Hat! Canada Post Manager Shuns Workers for Job Well Done

Every year, the holiday season slowly approaches and it seems like Canada Post always finds a way to get caught with their pants down. Another record delivery year passes, workers are worked to the bone and management sings their own praises - all the while wondering, how did we get through all of this? Well the answers is simple and right in front of you……..THE WORKERS!

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BASIC SHOP STEWARD COURSE THURSDAY/FRIDAY FEBRUARY 23RD & 24th 2017

4530 Dawson St., Burnaby, BC

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Upcoming Meetings

FEBRUARY GENERAL
MEMBERSHIP MEETING
Thursday, February 23, 2017
7:00 P.M.
The Maritime
Labour Centre
1880 Triumph St.,
East Vancouver.

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Steward List Jan. 2017



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