Each week Teamsters Local 362 will update our members on the latest news within the local. Make sure you check in to see what is happening in the union.

UPCOMING BARGAINING 
This week we were taking proposals from the members at Clean Harbors to prepare for upcoming bargaining.

We have secured a date in the middle of April to go back to the table with MTE Calgary.

We will be preparing bargaining documents this week for MacCosham City P&D.

CURRENT MEETINGS

We met with some of our members from our Film Division on Sunday to discuss the new Master Agreement with the CMPA and get some feedback to our modifications of the dispatch rules prior to the roll out to the membership.

We attended a special Canadian Industrial Relation Association meeting to discuss the Government’s review of the Alberta Employment Standards Code and the Alberta Labour Relations Code. The purpose of the meeting was to provide your input to Andy Sims and Jeff Parr, Deputy Minister as part of the Government’s review of Workplace Legislation and learn about the consultation process involved in this review.

We met with Mammoet, Premay, Sarens Canada and a representative from the Construction Labour Relations Association, to discuss strategies for the upcoming negotiations.

We also met with Fort McKay Logistics to discuss the recent changes in the Fort McMurray region.

A special meeting was held with Lafarge Edmonton membership regarding the common employer application.

UPCOMING MEETINGS

We will be having a Labour Management Meeting on Monday April 10th at Garda World Calgary International.

EXCITING NEWS

This week we rolled out the trial run of our Boom Rewards Program at the International airports in each city.

UPCOMING EVENTS

The Teamsters truck and stage will be at the Spring Thaw Car Show in Calgary on April 23. All the proceeds go to the Interfaith Food Bank.

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. Find more information here (will hyperlink in this sentence) 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.