Aprils Meeting

Attention CUPE 5050 Members

Sunday April 28th 2PM

Sydney Academy

On the agenda :

Choosing delegates for CUPE NS Convention

There will be 4 draws for gift cards.

We will also be drawing for a gift card for the winner of the riddle contest from the newsletter.

Classification Meeting

The second day of classification meetings happens
Thursday April 11th 2019 – 10:00 am – CUPE 5050 office,
99 Terminal Rd Cleaners & Supervisor Cleaners
Thursday April 11th 2019– 6:00 pm – Grand Lake Rd. Fire hall
Building Specialist, Building Technician, Trades, Mechanics,
Apprentices, Computer Technicians, System Admins, Inventory Control
Clerk, General Labourer, General Maintenance, Custodian and Head

Pictures from the last 2 days of the Conference

The last two days we attended a workshop on Wednesday morning about engaging the membership, in then afternoon there was a panel on the difficulties members are facing across the country. This morning there was a special speaker from LA Teachers Union on how they turned their local around and won concessions from their employer, Finally brother Charles Fleury National Secretary Treasurer closed out the Conference with a stirring speech on how defense fund is strong and National is there to help any local that needs it.

Opening Night of CUPE National Bargaining Conference

Opening night at the CUPE National Bargaining Conference. I the slide show we see the MC’s Sister Judy Henley, Brother Denis Bolduc,  Wallace Awasis welcoming Cupe members to Treaty 6 Territory, and Andrana Rampure. Also we see panel members describing their experience with strikes, panel members are brother Mario Duclos Local 2500, sister Melaine Alain Local 2500, brother Gobi Sooriyakumar Local 4948, and Mike Stefiuk Local 859.  Brother Mark Hancock our National President addressing members on opening night of conference. Sister Connie Forrest representing the local at the conference.