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Breaks and Lunches

It is important that all members be aware of the breaks they are entitled to, and take their breaks and lunches.  Breaks and lunches are to provide you with an opportunity to "unplug" from your duties, and refresh you physically and mentally.  In particular, DEs should be wary of becoming mentally weary throughout the day, as the chances of having an accident could be increased.

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Written by USW 9511 Admin on Monday June 4, 2018

Job Postings - DE

Job Postings for DEs in Oakville, Kitchener, and Kingston.

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Written by USW 9511 Admin on Wednesday May 30, 2018

Overtime - Mandatory vs. Voluntary

Members need to be aware of their responsibilities and rights in regards to overtime.  Supervisors should not be intimidating or coercing members to work overtime.

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Written by USW 9511 Admin on Monday May 28, 2018

Job Postings - CSA & DE

There are two new Job Postings which should be posted in your office.  Please see your supervisor if they are not and you are interested in the positions.

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Written by USW 9511 Admin on Wednesday May 23, 2018

Grievance - Saturday Scheduling

A member pointed out the company was not following Letter of Understanding 5 - Re: Saturday Scheduling in regards to the new Saturday offices.  The company has now released a memo to bringing Saturday scheduling back into compliance with the Collective Agreement.

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Written by USW 9511 Admin on Thursday May 17, 2018

President's Training May 14-19

USW Local 9511 President, Mark Gardner, is completing some Union Training May 14-19 in Cambridge, ON, and will be less available during the day.

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Written by USW 9511 Admin on Monday May 14, 2018

Snow Day Grievances Payment

Everyone impacted under the Snow Day Grievances from Jan 30/31, 2018 should have recieved the remainder of the money owed on the pay today (May 11, 2018).

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Written by USW 9511 Admin on Friday May 11, 2018

Mississauga DTC Location & Positions

The address of the new Mississauga DriveTest Centre has been released, along with information for anyone wishing to transfer to the new centre (postings will be created later to fill any vacancies).  Remember transfers must be for the same classification level or lower.

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Written by USW 9511 Admin on Monday May 7, 2018

USW Ontario Election Schools

Intense, hands-on, weeklong experience for Steelworkers with or without campaign experience who want to learn more and get involved with the NDP election effort.

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Written by USW 9511 Admin on Thursday May 3, 2018