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December 18, 2018 – Letter to SLC Senior Management

Glenn and Gary, I have attached a letter addressed to the senior management team. I would ask that you consider what we ask in the letter. I am not heartened by the comments from the “Bill 148 Information team”. While it may not be the law, equal pay for equal work is the right thing […]

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Called back to the table – Nov. 1

I won’t email, I won’t Facebook post it. If people come to the blog they can read it…Am I talking to myself? A few thoughts from today. First off, the big news on the mediator calling the teams back to the table tomorrow. I can guess, you can guess but at the end of the […]

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Good Radio Interview- CBC

Dave Fasciano does a great job explaining our issue and management’s intransigence. http://www.cbc.ca/listen/shows/morning-north/segment/14591371

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Oct. 26 Update

So this is going out to Facebook, email and blog….so if you read it somewhere else you know it all already. Thank you to all those that attended a truly incredible general membership meeting. Usually we hold those on v-desk and at all three campuses and the LEC have to run up and down the […]

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October 23 – LEC Meeting Update

October 23 Update First off I want to thank the amazing members of the LEC. Tabatha, Phil, Gillian, Katrina. Christina, Curtis, Mike, Carla, Sara and Dan. These members of the team have been working non stop for the past several weeks if not months getting organized for this strike. They have been working non stop […]

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Possible strategies

In my call with the bargaining team and all the local presidents on Friday the team suggested that a the end of this first week of strike there are three possible ways for this process to go. The first is that the Council starts to feel the pressure and goes back to the table. We […]

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Presidents Conference Call – Oct 20

I had an almost two hour conference call yesterday with the bargaining team and all the 24 local union presidents. I heard lots of good news stories about solidarity on the picket lines across the province. Many of you have asked about the role of the mediator/conciliator. Apparently management is spreading a rumour that they […]

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