Clerical Meeting at the Union office

There will be an important Clerical Department meeting on

Wednesday, May 7 at 4:15 pm, at the CUPE 379 Union Office,

102 – 4268 Lozells Avenue, Burnaby.

We will be electing the Clerical Shop Stewards, the Bargaining Committee Representative as well as going over the bargaining proposals at this meeting.

**You must be present to vote**

The term of office for the shop steward position is May 2014 – April 2016.

If you are interested in becoming a Clerical Shop Steward or Bargaining Committee Rep., or you would like to vote on who represents you… please attend the Clerical Department Meeting at 4:15 pm

on Wednesday, May 7th at the union office.

We look forward to seeing you!

In Solidarity,

Your present Shop Stewards: Patti Tonks, Gwen Stafford and Simi Hundle.

If you have any questions, please call the Union office at 604.257.4700

or email at cupe379@telus.net

 

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I.T. & GROUNDS & TRADES MEMBERS ONLY!

I.T. & GROUNDS & TRADES MEMBERS ONLY!

 There will be an important meeting on

Tuesday, April 29 at 4:00 pm, at the Maintenance Service Centre.

3350 Norland Ave, Burnaby

Agenda:

Election at 4:00 pm:         There is 1 (one) position for Trades Shop Steward.
Election at 4:15 pm:          There is 1 (one) position for I.T./Grounds Shop Steward.

Election at 4:30 pm:          There is 1 (one) position for an I.T./Trades Bargaining Committee Representative.

Bargaining proposals

 

**You must be present to vote**

The term of office for the shop steward position is May 2014 – April 2016.

If you are interested in becoming a Shop Steward or Bargaining Committee Rep., or you would like to vote on who represents you… please attend the this meeting at 4:00 pm, on Tuesday, April 29th at the Maintenance Service Centre, 3350 Norland Avenue, Burnaby.

We look forward to seeing you!

In Solidarity,

Your present Shop Stewards: Tommy Fagan & Mike Vanderlans

Your present Bargaining Committee Reps: Tommy Fagan & Sarah Razafshar

 If you have any questions, please call the Union office at 604.257.4700

or email at cupe379@telus.net

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AUXILIARY PERSONNEL (Auxiliary Personnel includes Science Lab. Assistants, YCCW, YSW, SLP, Home and School Liaison, FSW, Crossing Guards and Student Supervisors, Welcome Centre Personnel and Strong Start Personnel).

There will be an important Auxiliary Department meeting on Wednesday, April 23rd, 3:30 pm, at the CUPE 379 Union Office ,102 – 4268 Lozells Avenue, Burnaby.

We will be electing the Auxiliary Shop Steward, the Bargaining Committee Representative as well as going over the bargaining proposals at this meeting.

**You must be present to vote.**

The term of office for the job steward position is May 2014 – April 2016.

Being a Shop Steward is a vital job.

A Shop Steward:
• receives training in collective agreement interpretation, conflict resolution, problem solving, etc.
• attends monthly CUPE Steward and Executive meetings
• is the link between the membership and the leadership of the local
• is primarily a problem solver who mediates disputes between members and represents members in meetings with teachers, principals and other administrators
• helps to resolve issues before they become full-blown problems
• ensures management lives up to its responsibilities under the collective agreement
• is a good resource of knowledge for coworkers and others with questions about the collective agreement, labour law, employer policies and how they should be applied
• has a keen interest in people and an enthusiasm for CUPE ideas and activities
• enjoys helping others and has the desire and initiative to look after the interests of fellow members
• passes on important information about union activities and encourages membership involvement in union activities

If you are interested in becoming the Auxiliary Shop Steward or Bargaining Committee Rep., or you would like to vote on who represents you… please attend the Auxiliary Department Meeting at 3:30 pm on Wednesday, April 23rd at the union office.

I look forward to seeing you!

In Solidarity,

Anna Ho
(Your present Auxiliary Shop Steward)

 

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EDUCATION ASSISTANTS

EDUCATION ASSISTANTS ONLY!

Shop Steward and Bargaining Rep. Elections for EAs

will be held at 3:30 pm, on April 22, at Schou Education Centre,

 4041 Canada Way, Burnaby

 

**You must be present to vote**

There is 1 position for EA Bargaining Committee Representative. There are 3 positions for EA Shop Stewards.

Term of office May 2014 – April 2016.

 If you are interested in becoming a Shop Steward or Bargaining Committee Rep. or you would like a vote in who represents you… Please, attend the EA Elections at 3:30 pm, on April 22, at Schou Education Centre.

**You must be present to vote**

We look forward to seeing you!

In Solidarity,

(Your present EA Shop Stewards) ​​ Dorothy Lenaghan       Alice Lee

(Your present EA Bargaining Committee Rep.) ​ Carol Kellogg

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Access to Community & Continuing Education

CUPE Local 379 Access to Community and Continuing Education Courses

 

The guidelines for access by CUPE Local 379 members to Burnaby Community and Continuing Education (“BCCE”) courses are as follows:

 

  1. Eligible Employees: Regular full-time Burnaby CUPE Local 379 members only. A limit of two CUPE employees per class.

 

  1. Registration: CUPE employees will call BCCE to register. Their names will be put on a wait list. These employees will be notified one day before the start of classes if there is space for them in the courses they have selected.

 

  1. Course material and fees: CUPE employees must pay for any course material fees or extra instructor fees as a result of their participation. An annual fee schedule will be published.

 

  1. Course list: A list of courses will be made available to CUPE employees from which they can make their selection.

 

The guidelines for access to BCCE courses may be subject to change on an annual basis.

 

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