General Meeting Notes - September 17, 2019

A general meeting was held on September 17th, 2019, at the Delta Hotels by Marriott Toronto East, 2035 Kennedy Rd, Scarborough, ON M1T 3G2.  Here is a summary of the main topics of discussion.

The next meeting will be held at the Kitchener Lions Club, 20 Rittenhouse Rd, Kitchener, ON N2E 2M9 on Tuesday, November 19th, 2019.

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Written by USW 9511 Admin on Friday September 20, 2019

Biometric Time Clock Grievance Update

Yesterday was our scheduled arbitration date regarding the grievance about the biometric time clocks.  The Union and the company provided the arbitrator with our positions and the arbitrator has issued an award in the matter.   A biometrics expert provided information about the amount of …

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Written by USW 9511 Admin on Thursday August 1, 2019

Privacy and Biometric Scans

The company started a pilot project in regards to automating timekeeping back in 2018.  Part of the project included using a biometric finger scan as a way of signing into and out of the time clock.  The Union raised member objections about the privacy of this matter.  Now the company is intending to roll this out to 28 centres, it is important all members understand the privacy issues regarding biometric scans.


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Written by USW 9511 Admin on Thursday April 18, 2019

Job postings March 15, 2019

CSA posting in Brampton, Burlington, Hamilton, Mississauga, Oshawa and St.Catherines

DE postings in Brampton, Cornwall, Downsview, Guelph, Mississauga, Newmarket, Port Union and St.Catherines 

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Written by USW 9511 Admin on Friday March 15, 2019

Update October 19, 2018

Quick information on:

Brampton Saturday Scheduling Vote, Health & Safety Coordinator and contact email, Productivity Reports, Time Off Requests, and Auto-vacation over payments.

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Written by Mark Gardner - President on Friday October 19, 2018