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CUPW PACIFIC REGION SPRING EDUCATIONAL - May 2016

CUPW PACIFIC REGION SPRING EDUCATIONAL
CUPW VANCOUVER LOCAL Application Deadline: Friday, March 4, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.
The following courses are available to Vancouver Local Members who wish to apply for the Pacific Region’s Spring Educational being held at Harrison Hot Springs from Thursday evening May 5th until Sunday May 8th, 2016.

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YEAR 2016 INSTALLATION RUN OFF ELECTION BALLOTING SCHEDULE

YEAR 2016 INSTALLATION
RUN OFF ELECTION
BALLOTING SCHEDULE

Polls open as follows:









February 19 (Friday)

Advance Poll (Union Hall)

06:30 AM -

05:00 PM











Feb 21 (Sunday)

PPC

07:00 AM -

09:00 PM










Feb 22 (Monday)


VMPP Wickets &
Main Office Boxes

08:00 AM -

10:00 AM



Glen Drive

01:00 PM -

01:30 PM



Royal & Bentall Centres

11:45 AM -

12:30 PM



Pacific Centre

12:45 PM -

01:00 PM






Feb 23 (Tuesday)

LCD 1/2

07:00 AM -

12:00 PM











Feb 23 (Tuesday)

Stn F

06:30 AM -

09:30 AM



NBDC

07:30 AM -

03:30 PM



CDC

08:00 AM -

04:00 PM



NVDC (Harbour)

07:30 AM -

03:00 PM



West Van Retail

11:30 AM -

12:00 PM



Depot 32

06:30 AM -

08:00 AM











Feb 24 (Wednesday)

PPC & MSCs

Starts 11:30 PM
Tuesday, Feb 23



Ends 12:30 AM
Thursday, Feb 25





Feb 24 (Wednesday)

Stn D

06:30 AM -

09:30 AM



SVDC

08:00 AM -

04:00 PM



RDC (22, 23 & 24)

07:30 AM -

03:30 PM



Richmond Retail

10:15 AM -

11:15 AM



Stn G

06:30 AM -

08:00 AM






Feb 25 (Thursday)

Stn S

06:30 AM -

09:30 AM



SBDC

06:30 AM -

09:30 AM



LCD 1/2

01:00 PM -

05:00 PM



Annex

02:30 PM -

06:30 PM











Feb 26 (Friday)

Post Poll (Union Hall)

07:45 AM -

04:30 PM






NOTE: To ensure time to vote, give yourself extra time at the start (all locations)
or at the end of your shift (PPC). Please have your CPC ID ready.






In Solidarity,















Jennifer Savage



President



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Run-off Election - Secretary-Treasurer - 2016

Run-off Election for the Position of Secretary-Treasurer

Nominated
Full-Time Officer

Heather Andrews

Dan Perley

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Annual Leave Re-bidding Process Changes

As you are all aware, the 2016-2017 Annual leave bid process saw the introduction of a major change from past practices.

In this round of consultations, the Union was made aware of the employer’s intention to discontinue the longstanding practice of monthly vacation rebids at the PPC. This consultation took place on January 21, 2016.

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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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Temporary Workers Rights Course

February 5th, 2016 or February 19th, 2016

8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Vancouver Local Union Hall - 4530 Dawson St., Burnaby, BC

By Skytrain: 1.5 blocks south of Brentwood Skytrain down the stairs off Willingdon Ave.

By Car: turn right down the ramp (after the shop fronts) on Dawson St. to the back of the building

Application Deadline: Friday, January 15, 2016 at 12:00 p.m. (noon)

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038/EDIT BOOK COURSE

Friday, February 12th, 2016

8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Vancouver Local Union Hall - 4530 Dawson St., Burnaby, BC

By Skytrain: 1.5 blocks south of Brentwood Skytrain down the stairs off Willingdon Ave.

By Car: turn right down the ramp (after the shop fronts) on Dawson St. to the back of the building

Application Deadline: Friday, January 22, 2016 at 12:00 p.m. (noon)

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Preparing Your Householders: What you’re Actually Entitled to and What Canada Post isn’t Telling You

Tis the season and holiday flyers – now known as neighbourhood mail – are at record highs this year. Combine this with Postal Transformation (PT) and you now have a recipe for disaster.

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Retail Shift Bid and Annual Leave Bid for 2016

The Retail Post Office is unique as it covers the whole Lower Mainland. The members working in this Post Office are covered by three (3) different CUPW Locals. This means that all of their consultations involve the Regional Office.

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Vancouver Local Update - November 19, 2015
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The November Vancouver Local Update is out!

Included in the update:

  • CUPW National Statement on Home Delivery
  • External Organizing Coordinators
  • Future of Door to Door Delivery Still Under Threat
  • Article 39 - Work in the Bargaining Unit
  • Get Your Union Card Signed!
  • Take Your Belongings Where You Go!

and more...

You can download, view and print the (2 page, legal sized) PDF of the update by clicking HERE


 

Upcoming Meetings

FEBRUARY GENERAL
MEMBERSHIP MEETING
Thursday, February 25, 2015
7:00 P.M.
The Maritime Labour Centre
1880 Triumph St.,
East Vancouver.

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