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STRIKE VOTE CALLED

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STRIKE VOTE CALLED



The Union has called for a “Strike Vote” to be held over two meetings on Thursday and Friday this week – July 19th and 20th. Your Negotiations Committee requires a strong mandate from you the Membership if we are going to achieve the best possible contract.

There will be two meetings held as follows:

PLACE: MOUNT ELIZABETH SECONDARY SCHOOL

DATE: THURSDAY, JULY 19, 2012

NEGOTIATIONS COMMITTEE BULLETIN - #11

NEGOTIATIONS COMMITTEE BULLETIN - #10

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NEGOTIATIONS COMMITTEE BULLETIN - #10



Labour Board Applications

As mentioned in our last bulletin, the Union had been advised of two Labour Board applications that were going to be put in. The day after being notified, RTA filed an application for an “Essential Services” order and Bechtel filed an application for a “Common Site” order.

NEGOTIATIONS COMMITTEE BULLETIN - #9

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NEGOTIATIONS COMMITTEE BULLETIN - #9



In recent weeks there have been contract settlements at Alma, Quebec and Trail, B.C which are of particular interest to our Union as we work towards a new collective agreement. We have been gathering information from both the Unions involved to understand the terms agreed to. We are able to provide you with the following synopsis of some of the more interesting aspects of their agreements.

NEGOTIATIONS COMMITTEE BULLETIN - #8

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NEGOTIATIONS COMMITTEE BULLETIN - #8



Negotiations are now well into Package #2 dealing with non-monetary demands. We started our first round in this package almost two weeks ago and as planned we stopped to deal specifically with the Kemano demands while Perry Minaker, the Kemano rep, was in town to take part.

June 2012 - Job Postings

Date of Posting: 15 June 2012 Closing Date: 29 June 2012 11:59 p.m.


The following unionized positions are vacant and applications are now being accepted until midnight on the above closing date.

June 2012 - Job Postings for Dept 847 Displaced Employees - REVISED

Process for permanent placement of 847 displaced Employees

Who can apply: All full time hourly employees. Displaced 847 employees that have not been permanently placed will have “super seniority” for these specific requisitions.

Date of Posting: 15 June 2012

Closing Date: 29 June 2012 at 11:59 PM

The following unionized positions are vacant and applications are now being accepted until midnight on the above closing date:

SHOP STEWARD COUNCIL MEETING & ELECTIONS

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SHOP STEWARD COUNCIL MEETING & ELECTIONS



Thursday, June 21st

@ 7:00 p.m.

at the Union Hall

Reminder that Elections will be held for the Shop Stewards Council Executive positions and also for Members of the Grievance Committee at this meeting.

All Shop Stewards are encouraged to attend.

Issued by CAW Local 2301

June 12, 2012

Negotiations Committee Bulletin #7

Elections for Shop Stewards Council & Grievance Committee

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Elections for Shop Stewards Council & Grievance Committee



Nominations are now open for all positions on the Shop Stewards Council and the Grievance Committee.

Nomination forms can be picked up at the Union Hall and will remain open until the Shop Stewards Meeting on:

Thursday, June 21, 2012

7:00 pm at the Union Hall

NEGOTIATIONS COMMITTEE BULLETIN - #6

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NEGOTIATIONS COMMITTEE BULLETIN - #6



We continue to face ongoing process disruptions as we attempt to keep moving forward. Things which have never seemed to be a problem in the past are being made into issues by the Company requiring time and effort to resolve.

ELECTIONS FOR APP COMMITTEE MEMBERS

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ELECTIONS FOR APP COMMITTEE MEMBERS



By now active and retired members should have received information packages regarding nominations for the Rio Tinto Alcan Pension Plan Committee. Included in these packages will be an election ballot in which to choose one of the listed candidates as your pension plan committee member (retired members will receive different ballot forms then our active members).

Membership Meeting

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Membership Meeting



Membership Meeting

Thursday, May 31st

@

7:00 p.m.

at the Union Hall

All Members are asked to attend

Issued by CAW Local 2301

May 22, 2012

CAW Local 2301 & Ross Slezak Memorial Scholarships

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CAW LOCAL 2301 SCHOLARSHIP

&

THE ROSS SLEZAK MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP



Application forms for the above (2) scholarships are now available at the Union hall.

These awards are open to students proceeding from Grade 12 to a post-secondary institute. The recipient of these awards must be the son, daughter or legal ward of a CAW Local 2301 member in good standing.

NEGOTIATIONS COMMITTEE BULLETIN - #5

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NEGOTIATIONS COMMITTEE BULLETIN - #5

May 2012 - Job Postings for Dept 847 Displaced Employees

Process for permanent placement of 847 displaced Employees

Who can apply: All full time hourly employees. Displaced 847 employees that have not been permanently placed will have “super seniority” for these specific requisitions.

Date of Posting: 15 May 2012

Closing Date: 29 May 2012 at 11:59 PM

The following unionized positions are vacant and applications are now being accepted until midnight on the above closing date:

May 2012 - Job Postings

Date of Posting: 15 May 2012 Closing Date: 29 May 2012 11:59 p.m.


The following unionized positions are vacant and applications are now being accepted until midnight on the above closing date.

CAW 2301 ELECTION RESULTS

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CAW 2301 ELECTION RESULTS



The membership of CAW 2301 conducted Elections on May 2nd & 8th, 2012 for Executive Board positions, ORG Chief Area OHS&E Rep and CAW Convention Delegates. As a result, the following have been declared elected by the CAW 2301 Elections Committee for the 2012 to 2015 three-year term:

President – Rick Belmont

Business Agent – Martin McIlwrath

Remember to Vote on Tuesday, May 8th

Voting for the CAW Local 2301 Executive positions, the ORG Chief Area OHS&E Reps and the CAW Convention Delegates takes place on Tuesday May 8th from 6:00am to 8:00pm at the Union Hall.

IMPORTANT – MEMBERSHIP MEETING LOCATION - LUSO HALL

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IMPORTANT – MEMBERSHIP MEETING LOCATION



The Membership Meetings scheduled for

Thursday, May 10 @ 7:00 pm

and

Friday, May 11 @ 7:00 am

Will be held at the

LUSO CANADIAN HALL

The 2012 Bargaining Demands Package will be presented for endorsement by the membership at these meetings.

All members are urged to attend.

Issued by: CAW Local 2301