Al Bieksa

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A CRITICAL RESPONSE TO BILL 41

   

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USW 2009 Local Committees

The Local's Standing Committees are made up of member volunteers. Robust and effective committees require lots of input and lots of volunteers.  Please review the descriptions below, find something you are interested in and join a committee.  We need your participation.   Safety Council/WCB Committee The purpose of the Safety / Workers Compensation Committee is to promote all aspects of health and safety, including Workers Compensation issues, in the Local Union.

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San Group News

          NEWS October 19th, 2022 1. THE SCOW BELT PLAN: • Oct. 18: New tail drum to arrive on site • Oct. 19: Installation of new tail drum (Afternoon Millwrights) • Oct. 20: New belt to be installed and vulcanized (Contractors) • Oct. 21: Belt to be tracked and tested (Contractors and Millwrights). Scow to be loaded after all work is completed. • The tail drum will be installed the 19th on afternoon (after production).

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BRUNCH WITH SANTA 2022

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MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS

         

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National Day for Truth and Reconciliation 2022

September 28, 2022 On behalf of our Officers and our staff, we want to take the time today to acknowledge the second National Day for Truth and Reconciliation taking place on September 30. September 30 is Canada’s National Day of Truth and Reconciliation. USW Local 2009 acknowledges the underlying title and inherent rights of self-determination of Indigenous peoples, and our presence as uninvited guests in the traditional and unceded territories of the Stolo, Kwantlen,...

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CASUAL MONDAYS FOR SCREENING OFFICERS

On Monday, June 27, security screening officers at 42 airports across Canada will again be wearing jeans as part of “Casual Monday” actions at several airports across the country, to bring public attention to their concerns over low pay and working conditions, which are due primarily to the federal government’s underfunding of the sector.  Airport security screening officers face tremendous pressure, stress and demands in their jobs, but they are underpaid and...

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Airport Security Screeners Demand Respect from the Federal Government

OTTAWA – Beginning Monday, June 20, security screening officers at 41 airports across Canada will be wearing street clothes on the job to draw attention to longstanding concerns over substandard pay, working conditions and disrespect from the federal government. WHO: Airport security screening officers, members of the United Steelworkers WHAT: “Casual Monday,” with security officers wearing jeans to draw attention to longstanding concerns WHERE: 41 airports across...

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Long airport lineups cause public outcry, Abbotsford workers deserve better

Recent long lineups at B.C. airports are causing a public outcry to fix security screening services at the Abbotsford International Airport. Employees of Allied Universal Security, an American company contracted by the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) to handle security screening at the Abbotsford International Airport, are responsible for pre-board screening of all passengers and non-passengers. Uniformed screening officers are trained to detect hidden weapons, explosives and...

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A Letter from Minister H. Bains

A Letter to Fred Girling- President of SOAR Chapter 3-14   I thank you all for your service and union activism and hope that you are enjoying retirement. I was appointed as Minister of Labour, by Premier Horgan, in 2017 and for a second time in 2020.   As many of you may know, I have been a long-time labour activist and that my journey began as a member of the United Steelworkers at a local sawmill. Thus, being the Minister of Labour for B.C. has truly been an honour for me...

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