Memo #3 COVID-19

Today, the Government of Canada announced measures (1st phase) to help Canadians workers and businesses struggling during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The Government has announced $82 billion in support (roughly 3% of our GDP). $27.4 billion will be in direct payments to Canadians and businesses, and $55 billion as tax payment deferrals. These measures are to make sure “no one is left behind” and to “persevere the viability” of our economy. Again, this is the first measure and there will be more to come.

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COVID-19 Office Closure Memo

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues In British Columbia, IUOE Local 882 is committed to keeping all members and staff as safe as possible. In this regard we have made the decision to close our office to our members and the public until further notice. We will continue to be able to assist you by phone 604-936-5266, Toll free 1-888-668-1606 or through our email infoiuoe@iuoe882.com

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FBA November 2018

Facilities bargaining committee returns to table for sixth week of negotiations. November/2018 — The 10-union Facilities Bargaining Association (FBA} and the Health Employers Association of BC (HEABC) headed back to the table today for a sixth week of negotiations.

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FBA Bulletin October 2018

FBA Unions advance health and safety, workplace representation, diversity and inclusion issues in Facilities subsector negotiations. FBA wraps up second week of contract talks with health employers After two weeks of bargaining between the 44,000-member Facilities’ Bargaining Association (FBA) and the Health Employers Association of BC (HEABC), FBA lead negotiator and HEU secretary-business manager Jennifer Whiteside says talks are proceeding respectfully as the two parties dig into an extensive bargaining agenda.

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Operating Engineers Support New Direction for Trans Mountain Pipeline

The International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE) expresses its support for the Government of Canada’s decision to purchase Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline and the construction of the Trans Mountain Expansion Project. The Trans Mountain Expansion Project is a 1,150-kilometer (715 mile), C$6.8 billion expansion of an existing pipeline from Alberta through to the Vancouver-area community of Burnaby. The expansion would add about 980 kilometres of new pipeline and 12 new pump stations. By twinning the existing pipeline, the expansion project would increase capacity from 300,000 barrels a day to 890,000 barrels a day. We applaud the Government of Canada’s

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Election Committee Notice

In accordance with Article III of our Local Union Bylaws and our Constitution, this is a notice that an election committee consisting of five members will be struck from the membership in attendance at the May 29, 2018 General Membership Meeting.

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