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FIR Construction Agreement Bargaining

Coast Construction Agreement Bargaining

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ANNUAL DELEGATED MEETING 2019

LOCAL UNION REPORT The Officers and Staff would like to welcome all delegates, members, and guests to the 10th Annual Delegated Meeting of the United Steelworkers Local 2009. This report is intended to highlight the significant Local Union activities throughout the year. It does not include all of the business conducted by the Local Union. See pictures of this Event FINANCIAL REPORT In 2018 the Local Union had an average of 2,866 members which is a decrease from the prior year of...

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Steward Support

  TIPS FOR USW LOCAL 2009 STEWARDS          Unless an order is illegal, unhealthy or unsafe, advise members to “obey now, grieve later”. If you don’t know the answer to a question, check with the union office. Try to settle grievances early. The higher it goes, the tougher it gets. Upper management usually don’t want to overrule their supervisors. The completed grievance form must explain the...

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Wood Dust Safety

Wood Dust Safety Wood Dust in Sawmills - Compilation of Industry Best Practices  All field level hazard and risk assessments should be conducted by a qualified person before cleanup commences. Two recent catastrophic fires and explosions occurring at BC sawmills have prompted a series of follow-up actions by industry, government and organized labour. One key step was to quickly poll operations and key organizations on industry practices specific to wood dust cleanup, control...

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UNION WINS APPEAL OF WORKPLACE BULLYING PSYCHOLOGICAL INJURY

Local 2009 Wins Significant Decision at WCAT.

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5th Bob Derby Memorial Charity Golf Tournament

5th Bob Derby memorial Charity Golf Tournament

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RIGHT TO REFUSE UNSAFE WORK

Right to Refuse

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History of Our Union

History of Our Union

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Join Our Union

Join Our Union

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BC Labour Code Changes

Changes to B.C.'s Labour Relations Code aim to ensure stronger protection of collective bargaining rights and promote more durable labour relations between employers and unions.

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