Saturday June 20 2015 – 10 am
On the agenda:
As always, there are door prizes to be won. If you need child-minding services, please notify the office in advance.
New members – please arrive at 9:45 for registration
We had a great BBQ at Confederation Park on Saturday.
We couldn’t have done it without you! Special thanks to our volunteers:
Brother Doug Graham
Brother Trevor Morgan
Sister Carli Harris
Sister Lise Kreps
Sister Linda Chobotuck
Sister Sarah Bjorknas
Brother Eric Merandi
Sister Kim Pearson
Sister Joyce Holmes
And another great performance by Brother Dan Kutin and his band Momentary Lapz!
Expressions of Interest for the opportunity to work as a United Way ‘Loaned Labour Representative’ are now being accepted.
Placement: Subject to partnership with the City of Burnaby and Council approval, ‘leave’ is provided from August through December 2015.
Duties: To serve as an extension of the United Way staff as a full-time resource person to Employee Campaign Coordinators and Committees at various workplaces to assist in planning and implementing effective employee campaigns.
Please note that the successful candidate must be available during the last week of August for training.
Application Deadline: July 10, 2015
Calling our Young Workers (30 and under)!
If you are interested in attending the CUPE BC Young Workers’ Conference – August 19 – 21 in Prince George – please email the office as soon as possible. firstname.lastname@example.org
More details on the CUPE BC website – great workshops and socializing opportunities.
The CUPE 23 Eagles won their first game on Monday night! 5 -2 against Bosa Brothers. The next game will be Thursday May 7th @ 8 pm – Rink 2. 8 Rinks – 6501 Sprott St.
Schedule for the rest of May:
May 11 – 9:45 pm – Rink 4
May 21 – 6:45 pm – Rink 4
May 26 – 8:15 pm – Rink 4
June 18-20, 2015
Locations throughout Cumberland, BC
For 30 years the Cumberland Museum has co-hosted an annual commemoration of fallen workers, highlighting labour history and contemporary labour issues. The three day event welcomes hundreds of attendees from across Western Canada and as far away as the UK including workers and their families, activists, artists, writers, academics, community leaders, musicians and many others.
All are welcome to join us for this important weekend of solidarity, celebration, and remembrance.
More information: http://www.cumberlandmuseum.ca/events/miners-memorial-weekend/
Tonight our members hockey team will have its first game! You’re invited to come out and watch them play.
CUPE 23 Eagles
9:00 pm – Rink 1
Burnaby 8 Rinks – 6501 Sprott St.
Logo credit: Brother Steve Baldin
The Education Committee is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted from members interested in attending CUPE’s Spring 2015 Weeklong School in Kamloops. An excellent selection of workshops with a diverse range of topics are being offered and we are looking forward to another great school at Coast Kamloops Hotel & Convention Centre.
Completed application forms must be received at the Union Office no later than Tuesday, May 12, 2015. Find all the details here.