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Workers Win! January 30, 2015

Workers Win!

CUPW anticipates Supreme Court ruling will affect its constitutional challenge of the back-to-work legislation

The Supreme Court has affirmed that there is constitutional protection for the right to strike.

In a case involving the Saskatchewan Federation of Labour and the Saskatchewan government, the Supreme Court has recognized that the right to strike is an essential part of a meaningful collective bargaining process.

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By-Elections: Health & Safety Director and Chief Steward VMPP #1 Shift

Following the resignations of Jennifer Savage (Health and Safety Director) and Angelito Decena (Chief Steward VMPP #1 Shift), the following positions are now open for Election.

HEALTH and SAFETY DIRECTOR
(duties: Article 6.7 of our by-laws)
and
CHIEF STEWARD VMPP #1 SHIFT
(duties: Article 6.10 of our by-laws)

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By-Election Results: January 25, 2015

Elected at the January 25, 2015 General Membership Meeting were:

ORGANIZATION DIRECTOR/TYLER:
Dan Perley
CHIEF STEWARD VMPP SHIFT 3:
Karamjit Heer

Congratulations to the successful candidates. Our appreciation goes out to all members who offer themselves to positions.

Solidarity.

 
Pacific Region Spring Education Seminars - April 2015, Vancouver

The Spring education seminars for the Pacific Region will be held at the Coast Plaza Hotel & Suites, 1763 Comox Street, Vancouver, B. C.(telephone: 604-688-7711). The courses will run Friday, April 10 to Sunday, April 12, 2015. The following courses are being offered:

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Election Results: Convention Delegates 2015

At our January General Membership Meeting the following delegates were elected to represent the Vancouver Local at National Convention 2015:

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Plant Gate 2015 Results

ELECTION RESULTS

Elected

President: Jennifer Savage

Grievance Officer: Pat Bertrand

Education Director: Aaron Spires

Acclaimed

2nd Vice President: Steve Carter

Recording Secretary/By-Laws Chair: Denish Bahadur

Chief Steward G.L.&t./Glen Drive: Deo Raj

There were no nominations for:

Chief Shop Steward VMPP Shift 3

The following shop Stewards were elected:

PPC 1
Peter Amponsah
Chand (Bill) Dullu
Larry Hildebrand
Perry Kumar
Neil McBurney
MickI McCune
Edmond Pon
Harvey Ripley
Richard Summers
Vanessa Taylor

CDC
Rebekah Mahar

RDC
Laurie Kerr
Lee McIlwraith

PPC 2
Neerjha Bhatara
Melanie Cuenca
Ken Doyle
Evan Gill
Jeannette McConnell
Robert Mulvin
Tony Phunal
Mandeep Sandhu

DEPOT 74
Gail Gonda
Stephanie Neumann
Jennifer Savage

MVDC
Felix McGowan
Dave Satherby

PPC 3
Helen De Guzman
Yung Hsi
Rebbecca Li
John Van Snellenberg

PPC MSC
Doug Eberhardt
Mike Wilicome
Pat Bertrand

SVDC
Kam Cheng
Steven Gonda
Sean Gabor
Cynthia Pardi

STATION K
James Kask

Congratulations to the successful candidates. Thanks to all who offered themselves to a position. Thanks also goes out to the tireless work done by the balloting committee and volunteers.

Solidarity.

 
Introduction to Workers’ Compensation - Appeals Process

Introduction to Workers’ Compensation - Appeals Process
February 26 & 27, 20158:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
at 4530 Dawson Street, Burnaby, BC

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Pacific Region Course for Letter Carrier Route Measurement Observers

Pacific Region Course for Letter Carrier
Route Measurement Observers
March 18 to 22, 2015

(Letter to all locals from the Pacific Region)
“With Canada Post’s drive to restructure at least 21 Letter Carrier Depots in the Pacific Region in 2015 and with these restructures involving both Postal Transformation and the conversion of door-to-door delivery, the Region has obtained funding from the Education Budget-General Fund to provide an extra 5-day LCRMS course this year.

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The third video in our "We Deliver Canada" campaign has been published! Postal banking is not a "right / left" issue, it's a common sense issue.

Watch all three videos:
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Meet Thomas | Meet Guillaume

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"Show me a country in which there are no strikes, and I will show you a country in which there is no liberty."

- EMMA GOLDMAN


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