For the foreseeable future the only way to hold meetings and conduct the business of the union is via video conferencing. So far we are doing Executive Board, Steward, and committee meetings via Zoom. We’ve done a successful test run of a membership meeting on Zoom and Bruce is running a weekly checkin for Q & A on Wednesdays at 6pm on Zoom.
Wondering how to get in on all of this? For security reasons, invitations to our Zoom meetings will only be sent out via our email list to members who’ve submitted their personal email addresses. Make sure we’ve got yours & get connected!
This was written and posted by the Burnaby Now today – https://www.burnabynow.com/news/all-of-burnaby-s-1-500-layoffs-were-union-staff-leaving-managers-untouched-1.24119312
Tonight we will be running a trial online meeting on Zoom. Members who have registered their personal email addresses with the Local received an invitation with the link.
This is a reminder that although facilities and departments have been facing staffing reductions since March 24th or earlier due to COVID-19, wages for scheduled shifts for CUPE 23 members must continue to be paid. Late on Friday an agreement was signed between CUPE 23 and City and the Library regarding a plan for layoffs. The document will be posted shortly and it will also show that wage protection continues until the stated date of May 26, 2020.
If any member has not been paid for scheduled shifts, even if they have been directed to not report for work, please contact the office ASAP. 604-298-0200 or firstname.lastname@example.org