Each week Teamsters Local 362 will update our members on what is happening within the local and what our business agents are doing outside of their daily responsibilities. Make sure you check in to see what is happening in the union.
Business Agent Lukas Eichel-Fominov and Jordan Madarash had a meeting for a step three grievance meeting at Garda World Pre-board on Tuesday and a step two grievance meeting at Garda World Pre-board Calgary as well.
Business Agent Jordan Madarash had arbitration this week for the termination of a member from Garda Cash Edmonton.
Business Agent Shaun Quaghebeur continued with arbitration with DTL Edmonton and a grievance meeting at Lafarge Nisku.
Vice-President Wayne Garner will be preparing for the upcoming Clean Harbor negotiations next week and upcoming Grimshaw Trucking Clerical negotiations at the end of the month.
Bargaining continues for Business Agent Ryan Adams for the four Heavy Haul Agreements (Mammoet, NCSG, Premay Equipment and Sarens) this week. Vice-President Wayne Garner will be charing these.
Adams also continues to travel Alberta voting the Memorandum of Agreement for Grimshaw Freight. He will be in Edson, Hinton and Bonnyville this Thursday and Friday and expects to complete the voting process in Yellowknife next week. The results will be posted for the memberships’ consideration shortly thereafter.
Our Business Agent Shaun Quaghebeur and Jordan Madarash attended the Loops for Troops truck event at the Edmonton Garrison Army Base last Sunday.
The Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer will be taking place in Alberta on Aug 12 – 13 and Teamsters 362 will be taking part. Proceeds will be benefiting the Alberta Cancer Foundation. Find out more information about how you can take part http://ab17.conquercancer.ca/.
The 12 Stop Ride For Recovery has announced a date for its ninth year, and Teamsters 362 is proud to take part in it. The fundraiser is a ‘scavenger hunt style’ motorcycle ride to increase awareness of addiction helps us raise funds for the Fresh Start Recovery Centre. This year it will take place on Aug. 26. Come and meet some of the staff and executive from Teamsters 362 who will be taking part in the ride.