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 each week to see what is happening in the union.

On Tuesday through Friday, the Business Agents in Fort McMurray are presenting the Membership of Fort McKay Logistics Group with the Memorandum of Agreement that was recently reached between the 362 Bargaining Committee and management of Fort McKay. Following the scheduled meeting times at 8:45 a.m. and 9 p.m. on Tuesday – Friday, the Membership of Fort McKay Logistics Group will then be allowed to cast their ballots.

In bargaining this week at Local 362, the Bargaining Committee met with company representatives from Inland Concrete Camrose and have reached a Memorandum of Agreement. A date to present the Membership is tentatively scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 1 at 4 p.m. In other bargaining this week, the recently organized group of Tri-line Waste Division are meeting on Wednesday, July 17 and have reached their first Memorandum of Agreement. Stay tuned for meeting dates to be posted for the Membership of Tri-Line to vote on.

In other news, on Thursday, July 19 at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m., Business Agents are holding a Membership meeting for Consolidated FastFrate to take proposals in preparation for the commencement of bargaining for the Calgary facility.  In other meetings this week, on Wednesday, July 18, Business Agents met with Shop Stewards and management of Garda World Pre-Board Screeners with the Edmonton International Airport for the quarterly labour management meeting.

Local 362 is excited to announce that we will be taking part in our first ever Calgary Pride Parade on Sept. 2 with our Teamsters Kenworth and our float that will be showcased in the parade. If any Members (or Members’ loved ones) would like to take part in the parade to showcase their Pride, please reach out to us at Pride@gtl362.ca