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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National Day of Mourning

The National Day of Mourning for workers killed and injured on the job is coming up on Saturday, April 28, 2018. It was launched more than thirty years ago by the Canadian Labour Congress and is now formally recognized by municipal and provincial governments across Canada, and in 1991 was formally recognized by the Government of Canada. The Canadian flag on Parliament Hill will fly at half-mast, just as it does at provincial legislatures and city halls across Canada.

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Notice of Motion

Dear Local 882 Members, In accordance with Article 3, Section 3 of the IUOE Constitution, This is notification that an election will be held at the February 27, 2018 General Membership Meeting to receive nominations and to elect 3 Delegates to the 2018 IUOE 39th General Convention. Fraternally, John Dube President, IUOE Local 882

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SURVEY TO IMPROVE LABOUR STUDIES

The IUOE Canadian Director, Lionel Railton has asked that these links be distributed widely by each Canadian Local.  Please do not hesitate to contact his office if further clarification is required. Here is the link to the announcement… http://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/minister-hajdu-invites-canadians-to-share-their-input-on-modernizing-federal-labour-standards-668799203.html?tc=eml_mycnw Here is the link to the survey… https://www.canada.ca/en/employment-social-development/programs/employment-standards/federal-standards/consultation-modern-labour-standards.html In Solidarity, Adrian David, Business Manager  

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