Last weekend members who work at Purolator Inc. from local UPCE 20095 educated themselves on their union, the collective bargaining process, discussed work place issues, and elected their bargaining team. Your bargaining team members are Joanne Hay, Karen Hirst, Amanda Dawe, and Sandra Jewitt as an alternate.
On Thursday March 1st the Public Service Alliance of Canada organized a Day of Action to highlight the damage the Conservative austerity budget – scheduled for March 29th – will have on Canadian families and communities.
The PSAC BC Young Workers Caucus has created a document designed to assist Locals in getting young workers involved and active in the Union.The 8-page Guide To Involving Young Workers is full of tips, ideas, and resources for Local Executive members who want to engage and empower the next generation of leadership. Download it now, or contact Monica Urrutia for a supply of printed copies for your Local.
The Canadian Human Rights Act recognizes environmental sensitivities as a disability, therefore, they must be considered as any other medical condition. More and more employees report having adverse reactions to substances commonly found in the workplace environment. Products such as perfumes, certain foods, certain cleaning or latex products, can trigger reactions in some people from mild to serious.