| 3 months ago

Local Newsletter - September 2022 Edition

Highlights for this edition:

1. President’s Report: I Need a !@#$ing Raise
2. The Route Measurement Dumpster Fire of 2022
3. "Casuals Get Screwed": Time for a Bold Change
4. No Relief - The Numbers

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| 3 months ago

Local Committee Meetings

The following committee meetings are open to all CUPW members in good standing. We encourage everyone who is interested to attend. Most will be held via Zoom, but please continue reading for further details. Organizing Committee The next Organizing Committee meeting is Wednesday, October 26th at 7 pm via Zoom. The Organizing Committee will be meeting to discuss a number of local internal organ...

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| 3 months ago

(Virtual) General Membership Meeting: Saturday, November 5th, 10:00am

As per the direction given by our CUPW National Executive, locals can hold GMMs via video conference as long as quorum is met and all participants have registered with all the required information by the specified deadline. For our full virtual GMM guidelines, please see the accompanying post.

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| 3 months ago

Reminder: Teamster Rebellion Book Club

Just a reminder that the upcoming book club for Farrell Dobb's "Teamster Rebellion" is quickly approaching. It is October 16th, which is this coming Sunday at 3 pm MST. If you don't have time to read the book, there will be a presentation to summarize the events and lessons so you can still participate in the discussion. For more information on how to get a copy of the book and to register for ...

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| 3 months ago

(Virtual) General Membership Meeting: Sat, October 15, 10am

As per the direction given by our CUPW National Executive, locals can hold GMMs via video conference as long as quorum is met and all participants have registered with all the required information by the specified deadline. For our full virtual GMM guidelines, please see the accompanying post.

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| 4 months ago

Orange T-Shirts Now Available

September 30th is Truth and Reconciliation Day in Canada. As an initiative from our Local's Human Rights Committee, we now have orange t-shirts available. All proceeds from these shirts will be donated to a local Indigenous organization. To place an order, please send an email to union@cupw730.net with your shipping address and size. Some other actions to consider: read the 94 calls to action, ...

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| 4 months ago

Statement from the Local Executive

At the Executive meeting held on Tuesday, September 20th, the Local Executive discussed the concerns that have been brought forward regarding the two upcoming in-person meetings on September 25th. Please see the following statement from the Executive regarding the decision about the meetings. Executive Committee Statement: There has been some discussion around the Local regarding the time and d...

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| 4 months ago

Reading Group- Teamsters Rebellion: Lessons For A CUPW Revolt

In times of economic hardship the question of “Who pays?” is often posed. Today we can see all over Canada that the bosses are insisting workers pay for this crisis. Canada Post is no different in this regard and they get to maintain their bottom line while CUPW members take pay cuts and heavier workloads. 

In 1933-1934 during the great depression the bosses in the Minneapolis coal and trucking i...

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