* Bulletins, Newsletters & Job Postings 1*

Notice To All OHS&E Reps

The July OHS&E Council meeting scheduled for July 15th has been cancelled due to holidays, etc. See everyone at the next meeting scheduled for September 16th. Issued by the CAW 2301 Executive May 21, 2010

Membership Meeting - May 27, 2010

MEMBERSHIP MEETING The next General Membership Meeting is scheduled for: Thursday, May 27th 7PM Union Hall All members are encouraged to attend.

UNION BULLETIN

The Union and Company met and started discussions on the potential of starting full capacity from Lines 1C to 5B and also to try and keep Line 7 & 8 operating. The Union’s position is simply that the Company should just hire full time positions. However, the Union is also prepared to discuss alternatives.

Ross Slezak Memorial Scholarship Application

CAW 2301 Scholarship Application

LINE 7 & 8 POTS AND WORK ASSIGNMENTS

LINE 7 & 8 POTS AND WORK ASSIGNMENTS The Company approached the President and Business Agent April 20th, 2010 with a Company presentation. We listened and understood but did not agree with the Company. On April 22nd, 2010 Company representatives come back with another revised presentation at which time the Union still never agreed to but understood.

April 2010 Job Posting

Date of Posting: 15 April 2010 Closing Date: 29 April 2010 12:00 p.m. The following unionized positions are vacant and applications are now being accepted until the above closing date.

FebMarch2010 Hotline

SPECIAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING - FEBRUARY 25, 2010

SPECIAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING Please Note Revised Date Thursday, February 25th @ 7pm At the Union Hall It should be no surprise to the membership that with the recent closure of Kitimat’s second largest employer, Eurocan, that the District of Kitimat will be faced with a corporate tax revenue shortfall of approximately $4.7 million beginning in 2011.

February Job Postings

Date of Posting: 15 Februay 2010 Closing Date: 1 March 2010 12:00 p.m. The following unionized positions are vacant and applications are now being accepted until the above closing date.
Job Title Closing Date Requisition Job Code Job Class Org Dept Shift Supervisor
First Aid, Stores, Trades Helper and JanitorApril 29 20102010 701000 22 20 946 89A Peter Cotter

Kitimat Counselling Schedule – March 2010

Job Title Closing Date Requisition Job Code Job Class Org Dept Shift Supervisor
SurveyorMar 01 20102009-040 2420000 TRADES 8 612 Days D. Sivyer

Kitimat Counselling Schedule – February 2010

Date Time Counsellor
March 7, 2010 4:00pm – 6:00pm Melady Preece
March 8, 2010 10:00am – 5:00pm Melady Preece
March 9, 2010 11:00am – 5:00pm Peter Meuser
March 10, 2010 9:00am – 3:00pm Peter Meuser
March 12, 2010 9:00am – 5:00pm Edward Epp

2010 Family Education Program Application Deadline - Feb 23, 2010 - NOON

2010 CAW Family Education Program For over 40 years, the CAW has offered a two-week family education program for members and their families. If selected by the local/national union to attend, the member agrees to give up his/her vacation time and the national union covers all costs of the program including travel and accommodation.

December 2009 / January 2010 Hotline

Plant Gate Collection Greatly Appreciated!!

We would like to thank all Rio Tinto Alcan employees, Staff & Hourly paid, Retirees, Contractors and Consultants who contributed for their generosity. THE TOTAL COLLECTED WAS $4,439.40 This total, combined with Rio Tinto Alcan's pledge to match all contributions, brings the Grand Total to $8,878.80!!! You have made Christmas a little brighter for the more unfortunate residents and families in Kitimat. Once again, thank you so much! Issued by CAW Local 2301 December 17, 2009

XMAS Dance Tickets Still Available For Dec 12 & 19

There are still tickets available for the Christams Dances. Please call or come by the hall. Tickets are $25 each. Please remember we can only accept cash or cheque. These dances are always a good time!

KITIMAT HEALTH CARE

ATTENTION ALL MEMBERS The Union Executive is encouraging all our members to attend this meeting and voice their concerns about the future of Kitimat General Hospital as a fully functioning hospital. KITIMAT HEALTH CARE This is your chance to discuss the future of basic health services in our community. Friday, November 6th, 2009 7:00 p.m. start Tamitik Jubilee Sports Complex Meeting Room (Next to the main entrance) Issued by CAW Local 2301 November 2nd, 2009

EFAP COMMITTEE, TRANSITION COMMITTEE & ALL COMMITTEE NIGHTS

1. EMPLOYEE AND FAMILY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM The Union has one opening for a full time EFAP coordinator. The position is open to all active members of CAW Local 2301 who will be available to meet with employees and members of their immediate family on a confidential basis to assist them with their concerns in a wide range of personal problems.

VACATION SCHEDULING

The Union has requested that the Company start booking the 2010 vacation scheduling as per the current CLA Article 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. Question #1 – When is preferred period for scheduling vacation?

October Job Postings - REVISED

Date of Posting: 15 October 2009 Closing Date: 29 October 2009 The following unionized positions are vacant and applications are now being accepted until midnight on the above closing date.
Date Time Counsellor
February 7, 2010 4:00pm – 6:00pm Melady Preece
February 8, 2010 10:00am – 5:00pm Melady Preece
February 12, 2010 9:00am – 5:00pm Edward Epp
February 13, 2010 9:00am – 12:00pm Edward Epp
February 18, 2010 8:00am – 1:00pm Peter Meuser
Job Title Closing Date Requisition Job Code Job Class Org Dept Shift Supervisor