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2012 Bargaining Committee Members

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2012 Bargaining Committee Members



The CAW Local 2301 Executive voted this morning at their monthly meeting to elect the Bargaining Committee members for 2012 Negotiations.

The 2012 Bargaining Committee is as follows:

VACATION SCHEDULING

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Vacation Scheduling



The Union has requested that the Company start booking the 2011 vacation scheduling as per the current CLA Article 13 and Letter of Understanding 13-LU-#1.

1. The normal vacation scheduling period will be the two (2) months prior to the start of the calendar year (November 1st).

The following are a number of questions and answers, which frequently come up as per vacation scheduling.

October 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: 17 October 2011

Closing Date: 31 October 2011 at 11:59 PM

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

October 2011 Job Postings

Date of Posting: 17 October 2011 Closing Date: 31 October 2011 11:59 p.m.


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

Bargaining Committee Positions Open

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Bargaining Committee



Any members interested in being on the Bargaining Committee for 2012 Negotiations are asked to submit their names along with an application of interest to the Union Hall no later than :

Friday, October 21st by 12:00 noon.

A decision will be made at the next Executive meeting and successful candidates will be notified after October 26th.

Membership Meeting - Sept 29th

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Membership Meeting



Membership Meeting

Thursday, September 29th

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

All Members are asked to attend .

Issued by CAW Local 2301

September 28, 2011

Run-Off Election

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Run-Off Election



A run-off election will be held on Tuesday, October 4th for the Vice President position between:

Jose Pires & Cam Wiebe.

The vote will take place between 6:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. at the Union hall.

The new Financial Secretary is Chris Melo. Thank you to all the other candidates who ran for this position.

2011 Apprenticeship Openings at Rio-Tinto Alcan

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2011 APPRENTICESHIP OPENINGS AT RIO TINTO ALCAN

Sept 2011 - Job Postings

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


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

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OHS&E Council Meeting - Sept 15, 2011

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OHS&E Council Meeting



Thursday, September 15th

@ 7:00 p.m.

at the Union Hall

All Reduction Reps are urged to attend this important meeting as Reduction Area Issues will be a priority on the agenda.

Issued by CAW Local 2301

September 9, 2011

Time To Vote

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Time To Vote



Nominations have now closed for the positions of Vice President and Financial Officer. The candidates are as follows:

For Vice President:

  • Jose DaSilva
  • Jose Pires
  • Cam Wiebe


  • For Financial Officer:

  • Vic Cote
  • Chris Melo
  • Shane Woods


  • THE ADVANCE POLL

    ELECTIONS REMINDER

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    ELECTIONS REMINDER

    WorkSafe BC Visit

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    WorkSafe BC Visit



    Brothers and Sisters:

    On a recent WSBC visit, WSBC wrote 8 orders on 7 deficiencies in the potrooms.

    These orders have generated much talk throughout the plant which has lead to accusations that the Union is trying to shut down the plant.

    Brothers and Sisters there is nothing further from the truth!

    Co. Trying to Introduce Multi-Skilling/Dual Trades in Kemano

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    Company trying to introduce multi-skilling / dual trades in Kemano



    One of the jobs that the Company posted on August 15 was for a Kemano Electrician, who would also be trained and work as a Systems Operator.

    August 2011 - Job Postings

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


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

    Aug 2011 Job Postings - Dept 847 Displaced Employees

    Process for permanent placement of 847 displaced Employees

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

    Date of Posting: 15 August 2011

    Closing Date: 29 August 2011 at 11:59 PM

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

    AUGUST SHOP STEWARDS MEETING CANCELLED

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    NOTICE TO ALL SHOP STEWARDS

    The AUGUST SHOP STEWARDS meeting scheduled for August 18th has been cancelled due to holidays etc.

    See everyone at the next meeting scheduled for October 20th.

    Issued by CAW Local 2301

    August 12th, 2011

    E.F.A.P. COMMITTEE POSITION OPENING

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    E.F.A.P. Committee Position

    If you are interested in being on the EFAP Committee please send a written expression of your interest to the Union Hall.

    Applications will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. on Friday, September 23rd, 2011.

    Issued by CAW Local 2301

    August 2, 2011

    EXECUTIVE BOARD ELECTIONS

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    EXECUTIVE BOARD ELECTION

    FOR TWO POSITIONS

    ONE FOR VICE PRESIDENT

    &

    ONE FOR FINANCIAL OFFICER

    Nominations open immediately for these two positions. Nomination forms are now available at the Union Hall and nominations will close on Thursday, September 8th at 4:00 p.m.

    The election for these two positions will take place on Thursday, September 22nd, 2011 at the hall.