Picket Captain training is happening on November 5 at the CUPE 1883 Union Office! This is an all day training and will include lunch. In the event we do need to strike, Picket Captains will be needed for various shifts at all locations.
Sign up at the link below!
CUPE Local 1656 has invited all CUPE Local 1883 members to their Christmas party on November 18! Below is the invitation. If you are interested in attending, please e-mail Rebecca Miller by October 21 with details of people attending.
Are you interested in becoming a Steward? Are you a Steward who hasn’t yet taken Introduction to Stewarding?
There is an upcoming Introduction to Stewarding workshop being held in Kitchener on October 29th and 30th.
In this workshop you will learn:
- the role of the steward
- investigating workplace problems
- CUPE’s structure
- filing a grievance
- meeting with management
- dealing with workplace complaints
Let us know if you’re interested in attending by sending your request to the Education Committee.
Below is the agenda for our October General Membership Meeting on October 13. Hope to see you there!
On October 1st, join the ‘once in a generation’ opportunity – the CUPE Ontario Rally for Decent Work at Queen’s Park where Union members and community activists from across the province will be coming together to demand changes to the Labour Relations Act and demand that the government make meaningful changes to labour law and employment standards that would benefit all working people; for both union and non-union. A bus is leaving from Guelph that will get you to AND from the event – more details at the link below!
Please see below for the September General Membership Meeting and note the change in venue.
Are you a part of the Union Health & Safety or Return-to-Work/WSIB committee or are interested in learning more and are committed to joining either committee, and are interested in attending this years Health & Safety and Injured Workers Conference in Niagara Falls from October 25 – 29, 2016? We have the ability to send one member to this conference.
Please e-mail Susan Matthews with your interest by September 16.
Please join our Brothers and Sisters of CUPE Local 2974 on August 31, 2016 if you are able for a Solidarity Rally on August 31, 2016. More details below. Click here to RSVP on Facebook!
Are you interested in learning more about Challenging Racism, Understanding Mental Health, Challenging Homophobia, Note Taking or Taking on Privatization? Take part in the Hamilton CUPE Council School on September 24 and 25!
More information is available here.
If you are interested in attending, please submit a request to the Education Committee by clicking here by Sept. 1.