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TRUTH, LIES AND SOLIDARITY

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TRUTH, LIES AND SOLIDARITY



On Thursday and Friday, January 19th and 20th, the CAW 2301 delegation to Alma met with CAW and United Steelworkers representatives and Alma smelter workers.

All of the meetings between the CAW 2301 delegation and Quebec representatives were moderated and translated by Pierre Deschenes, President of the Mine/Mill Council. These meetings would not have been possible without Brother Deschenes’ assistance.

2012 Negotiations Questionnaires

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2012 Negotiations Questionnaires



The Negotiating Committee has completed the Questionnaire for the upcoming negotiations.

The purpose of this questionnaire is to help your Negotiating Committee to determine where the membership’s priorities lie in the 2012 Negotiations.

We are beginning the process of distributing these questionnaires.

Special Shop Stewards Meeting

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Special Shop Stewards Meeting



Tuesday, January 24th

@ 7:00 p.m.

at the Union Hall

There will be an election for the position of Alternate on the Grievance Committee

All Shop Stewards are encouraged to attend.

Issued by CAW Local 2301

January 17, 2012

Membership Meeting

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Membership Meeting



Thursday, January 26th

@ 7:00 p.m.

at the Union Hall

All Members are asked to attend

Issued by CAW Local 2301

January 17, 2012

OHS&E Council Meeting

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OHS&E Council Meeting



Thursday, January 19th

@ 7:00 p.m.

at the Union Hall

All OHS&E members are encouraged to attend.

Issued by CAW Local 2301

January 13, 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: 16 January 2012

Closing Date: 30 January 2012 at 11:59 PM

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

Jan 2012 - Job Postings

Date of Posting: 16 January 2012 Closing Date: 30 January 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 Delegation to Meet With Alma Union Representatives

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CAW 2301 Delegation to Meet With Alma Union Representatives



As you may already be aware, Rio Tinto Alcan has locked out its workers at its Alma, QC smelter after the employer’s final offer, ahead of the December 31, 2011, contract expiry date, was overwhelmingly rejected by the Alma workers.

CAW 2301 Human Rights Committee Position Open

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CAW LOCAL 2301 - HUMAN RIGHTS COMMITTEE

ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR A NEW MEMBER



Please send a written expression of your interest to the Union hall. In your role on the Human Rights Committee you will be assisting and supporting our members with Human Rights issues, in accordance with CAW Policy, our Joint Human Rights Policy and BC Human Rights Law.

CAW National & CAW Council Bursaries

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CAW National & CAW Council Bursaries



The CAW National Union and CAW Council annually offer a total of 25 bursaries for $2,000.00 each.

The bursaries are awarded to sons/daughters of CAW members in good standing entering their first year of full-time post secondary education.

Application forms for these bursaries can be picked up at the Union hall.

Dec 2011 - Job Postings

Date of Posting: 15 December 2011 Closing Date: 29 December 2011 11:59 p.m.


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

Dec 2011 - Job Postings For Dept 847 Displaced Employees - AMENDED

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 December 2011

Closing Date: 29 December 2011 at 11:59 PM

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

Shop Stewards Meeting - Dec 15, 2011

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Shop Stewards Meeting



The next Shop Stewards Council Meeting is scheduled for:

Thursday, December 15th

7:00 p.m. at the Union Hall.

Area Chief Shop Steward Elections will be held at this meeting. All Shop Stewards are encouraged to attend.

Issued by CAW Local 2301

November 30th, 2011

Skilled Trades Sub-Committees Alternate Positions

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Skilled Trades Sub-Committees Alternate Positions



    1. Training Trust Fund Alternate
    2. Apprenticeship Committee Alternate
    3. Contracting Out Committee Alternate


If you are interested in being the alternate on any of the above Skilled Trades Sub-Committees please send a written expression of your interest to the Union Hall.

Membership Meeting - Nov 24, 2011

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Membership Meeting



Thursday, November 24th

@

7:00 p.m. at the Union Hall

All Members are asked to attend .

Issued by CAW Local 2301

November 21st, 2011

Frustrations and Anger Building at RTA

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Frustrations and Anger Building at RTA



Brothers and Sisters:

There have been a number of issues over the last few months that have raised the frustration level of the membership. When these issues are raised to management the response has been less than accommodating and in actual fact they have been met with contempt and mistrust.

November 2011 - Job Postings - 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 November 2011

Closing Date: 29 November 2011 at 11:59 PM

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

November 2011 - Job Postings (REVISED)

Date of Posting: 15 November 2011 Closing Date: 29 November 2011 11:59 p.m.


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

OHS&E Council Meeting

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OHS&E Council Meeting



The next OHS&E Council meeting is scheduled for:

Thursday, November 17th, 2011

7PM

Union Hall

All members are encouraged to attend.

MUNICIPAL Elections – Nov. 19th, 2011

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MUNICIPAL Elections – Nov. 19th, 2011



On Thursday, November 10th, the Union Executive held a special meeting to review the candidates and make recommendations to the membership for the upcoming municipal election. There are 4 Mayoral and 12 Councilor candidates running for public office in Kitimat.