Fair Contract Rally

Due to a lack of progress in negotiations, UNITE HERE Local 40 Hilton workers will be holding a Fair Contract Rally on Tuesday, February 23 at 4:30pm at the Hilton Metrotown Hotel.

Please join them to send a clear message to Hilton management that your union supports these workers in their struggle for a fair contract now!

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Annual call for United Way Loaned Rep applications

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

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BCFED Young Workers School – June 19-21

Attend the BCFED Young Workers School at Camp Jubilee

Join young workers from around the province for a weekend of learning, connecting and fun.

Each year the BC Federation of Labour hosts a young workers school at Camp Jubilee. The school is set in a retreat-like environment. Participants will attend courses to help them build skills related to the labour movement and political action. There will be outdoor activities and a chance to meet other young workers from around the province.

This year’s school will be held on
June 19-21, 2015

Interested members can contact CUPE Local 23 office by email: admin@cupe23.ca or phone: 604-298-0200 by May 29, 2015

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Miners’ Memorial Weekend – June 18-20

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/

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