Wednesday, 9 December 2015

December Meeting & Social

Brother and Sisters,

You are invited to attend the last General Meeting of 2015, on Monday December 14. The meeting will be followed by the annual Social, where refreshments and beverages will be served. Stick around for some holiday cheer, and talk shop with your fellow members and new Executive!

The December Forward Look is up now, and will be in the mill Thursday.
Happy Holidays!

592 Recording Secretary

Wednesday, 4 November 2015

November Meeting

Hello Brothers and Sisters,

The November General Meeting on Monday the 16th is an important one. Your Union needs you- to let your name stand for one of the Executive positions! Any interested members are strongly encouraged to attend, or submit a letter to accept a position if you can't attend. Nominations will be held at the general meeting. This is your chance to get involved and shape your Union.

Also, the November Forward Look is out. We're always looking for articles or letters from our Members.

See you at the General Meeting- 7pm!

In solidarity,

592 Recording Secretary

Wednesday, 30 September 2015

October General Meeting Postponed

The October General Meeting will be moved back by one week, because Monday the 19th is the day of the Federal Election. The Executive encourages everyone to get out there and vote! This election is a big one, with potentially much at stake for both you and your Union. Your vote counts.

The General Meeting will be held the following Monday, October 26, at the usual 7pm at the Hansen Hall. See you there!

In Solidarity,
592 Recording Secretary

Sunday, 13 September 2015

September General Meeting

Hello Brothers and Sisters!

September means the General Meetings are starting up again. Please join us at the Hansen Hall on the third Monday of every month, at 7pm, and find out what's going on with your Union! This month the meeting is on the 21st.

The September Forward Look is also now available online. If you have anything you'd like to contribute to the newsletter, please let any member of the Executive know.
In Solidarity,

592 Recording Secretary

Tuesday, 9 June 2015

June Meeting

Here's the June Forward Look
The next general meeting, possibly last one before the summer hiatus, is June 15, 7pm at Hansen Hall. Important motion regarding dues by-law will be voted on. See you there!

Monday, 25 May 2015

April Meeting and Notice of Motion

Hello Brothers and Sisters,
Just a reminder that the next General Meeting will be Monday, June 15th at the Hall. It will be a good chance to discuss the actions and complications of this two-week curtailment we are undergoing.
We will be voting on a motion to amend our Union dues deduction bylaw. The full Notice of Motion is posted outside the main locker room, and by the guardhouse. For more information, contact the Financial Secretary (Andy).

Thursday, 7 May 2015

Meetings and May Newsletter

Hello Brothers and Sisters!

The next General Membership meeting will be held Tuesday, May 19th, 2015. 7PM, at the Hansen Hall. Have a good weekend, and see you at the meeting!

The May Forward Look is now available!

Wednesday, 29 April 2015

Supported Caucus Rules of Order

As a result of the special meetings held on April 27th, Local 592 has voted to support the Joint PPWC-Unifor Western Region Wage Caucus Rules of Order.

Friday, 10 April 2015

April Forward Look

The April Forward Look is out now, View it online .
We are always looking for letters or articles from any members of Local 592, current or retired. If you'd like to contribute, contact the recording secretary:
See you at the next General Meeting on April 20th!

Tuesday, 7 April 2015

April Special Meetings

Two Special Meetings will be held to Vote on the Joint PPWC and Unifor Western Region Caucus Rules of Order. The meetings will be held at the Hansen Hall on Monday, April 27th, at 2PM and again at 7PM. Your vote counts!

Sunday, 29 March 2015

April General Meeting

The next general meeting is April 20th, 2015. 7pm, at the Hall. There is a notice of motion posted in the Mill that will be voted on at this meeting; regarding 9hr shift trial in the shipping department. Attend and have your say!

Wednesday, 4 March 2015

United for Fairness

In the interests of the proud working people of UNIfor Locals 1, 76, 592, 1132, 686 and PPWC Local 2 we are united and resolved to achieve a fair collective bargain for our memberships in the upcoming negotiations in 2017.

In solidarity,

Rodney Dickinson,
Recording Secretary Local 592

Tuesday, 3 March 2015

March Forward Look

The next General Meeting is Monday March 16th at 7pm. There was a good turnout last month, and it's nice to see members coming up and getting the news first-hand. See you there!

The March Forward Look is now available on-line.

Monday, 16 February 2015

Mid February Happenings

The February General Meeting was on the 16th. Nice to see many smiling faces. Lots of discussion around some big issues we will have to vote on in the next few months. Are you interested in wage caucus, what's being grieved, or what's happening with safety policies? Come to the next meeting and find out what's going on with your Union!

The February Forward Look is now available online.

Tuesday, 6 January 2015

Wage Delegate Elections, January Goings-On

Happy New Year Union Brothers and Sisters!

January looks to be a busy month for Local 592.
Wage Delegate elections are coming up very quickly. Candidate profiles are in the January Forward Look. Elections will be held at the Mill gates, at shift change, on Thursday Jan 8, Monday Jan 12, Tuesday Jan 13. Election results will be announced at the January General Meeting on the 19th.
Also at the general meeting, there will be nominations and voting for several committees. We need you to attend and vote. 7pm at the Hansen Hall, be there!

Here is the January 2015 Forward Look newsletter.