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.

On Sunday, July 22, representatives of Local 362’s motion production division attended a Membership meeting for Teamsters Local 399. On Monday, July 23, Teamsters representatives met with officials from Disney regarding business development within 362’s motion production jurisdiction to promote the ease of doing business within Alberta and the Northwest Territories.

In other meetings this week, on Monday, Business Agents were active in visiting Members at CertainTeed Medicine Hat to distribute copies of the newly ratified collective agreement and to go over any articles that Membership needed clarification on. Following the meeting with the Membership of CertainTeed, the Business Agent and Shop Steward met with management to review grievances and to discuss other pressing issues in the workplace.

Representatives for Local 362’s pipeline division held a meeting on Wednesday, July 25 to ratify the proposed changes to the collective agreement for the Membership within the pipeline division. On Wednesday evening in Edmonton and throughout the day on Thursday, Business Agents met with Membership from the newly organized group – Tri-line Waste Division to present and vote their very first collective agreement. Outside of ratification votes this week, Business Agents in Fort McMurray met with Shop Stewards and management of the Clean Harbours group for a labour management meeting. On Friday, July 27 executives and trustees from Local 362 will be meeting for the monthly executive board meeting

On Saturday, July 28, the Teamsters Local 362 truck will be in Nanton for the 6th annual American Motor Club of Alberta for the annual Show and Shine event from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Come by and show your Teamsters pride!