Archive for ‘Local News’

Union serves strike notice on Mitchell Press

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Local 2000 has served 72-hour strike notice on Mitchell Press and will be in a legal strike position effective Friday April 18th at ‎ 10.25 a.m.

Members at Mitchell Press voted …

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Nominations for Granville Square bargaining committee

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

The current collective agreement between Pacific Newspaper Group and our union expires on November 30, 2014. We expect this round of bargaining to be particularly challenging given the company’s plans …

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Mitchell Press members vote to strike

Monday, April 14th, 2014

Local 2000 members at Mitchell Press have voted 79% in favour of taking strike action.

A major issue is the employer’s attempt to introduce a two-tier wage rate in the bindery …

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Family vacations offered by Unifor National

Monday, March 17th, 2014

Ever thought of taking a family holiday with your union? Want to meet people from across Canada, learn about our new union and issues facing Canadian families, and enjoy one …

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Unifor offers 28 scholarships

Friday, February 21st, 2014

To make education more accessible for its members and their families Unifor is offering 28  national scholarships worth $2,000 each.

The scholarships are awarded to daughters and sons of Unifor members …

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Presentation on the PNG pension plan

Friday, January 31st, 2014

To download the presentation explaining the current state of the PNG pension plan, click on the link below:
Member Presentation

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PNG ‘obviously next in line’ forms

Tuesday, January 7th, 2014

January is an important month for Local 2000 Granville Square members who have ONIL opportunities in their collective agreement. It’s a once-a-year-only window for members to apply for temporary promotions …

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Kamloops Daily News to close

Monday, January 6th, 2014

Local 2000 has been given 60 days notice under Section 54 of the B.C. Labour Code that Glacier Media will be closing the Kamloops Daily News. About 45 members will …

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Donations, volunteers needed

Wednesday, November 13th, 2013

The B.C. Federation of Labour is looking for donations and volunteers for the 19th annual Labour Community Christmas Dinner. The event provides much needed presents, food and other necessities to hundreds …

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Kennedy Heights closure negotiations update

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

After two days of negotiations between Postmedia management and Local 2000, it appears highly unlikely that a new plant will be built to print the Vancouver Sun and The Province …

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