Each week Teamsters Local 362 will update our members on what is happening within the local and what our business agents are doing outside of their daily responsibilities. Make sure you check in to see what is happening in the union.

The monthly executive board meeting was held this Friday with 362 leadership.

President Al Porter attended the motion picture division meeting in Vancouver with representation from the locals  across Canada and Local 399 in Hollywood and Teamsters 817 New York.

Business Agent Lukas Eichel-Fominov held a union Info session on Wednesday at the Airport for Garda World YYC.

This week Vice-President Wayne Garner had bargaining with Mammoet, Premay, Sarens Canada and NCSG Trans Tech.Business Agent Ryan Adams continues bargaining with Heavy Haul.Business Agent Shaun Quaghebeur completed the Memorandum of Agreement for Waste Connections Edmonton (formerly Progressive Waste) on Monday and then held voting for the Memorandum of Agreement at Waste Connections from 2 AM to 2 PM.

Business Agent Ken Jarvis won a grievance this week and was able to get a five-year employee reinstated at National Diabetes Trust.

Last Saturday Dave Frost , Leona Frost, Luke Eichel, Stacey Tulp attended and volunteered at the Stampede Breakfast of Calgary Cross with MLA Ricardo Miranda on July 8. We also had the Teamsters Truck and trailer there providing the stage.

The Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer will be taking place in Alberta on Aug 12 – 13 and Teamsters 362 will be taking part. Proceeds will be benefiting the Alberta Cancer Foundation. Find out more information about how you can take part http://ab17.conquercancer.ca/.

The 12 Stop Ride For Recovery has announced a date for its ninth year, and Teamsters 362 is proud to take part in it. The fundraiser is a ‘scavenger hunt style’ motorcycle ride to increase awareness of addiction helps us raise funds for the Fresh Start Recovery Centre. This year it will take place on Aug. 26. Come and meet some of the staff and executive from Teamsters 362 who will be taking part in the ride.