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NO LADY LUCK FOR CASINO WORKERS

TALKS BREAK OFF AT CHANCES CASINO ABBOTSFORD   On June 19 USW Local 2009 and Playtime Gateway Gaming Inc. reached impasse in the attempt to negotiate a renewed collective agreement at the Chances Casino in Abbotsford (Peardonville).   The workers there remain far behind a living wage, a significant number earning only 30 cents above minimum wage.  Although past bargaining sessions had success in agreeing to a number of minor issues, most of the substantial issues remain...

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MENTORSHIP PROGRAM 2024

Why do we need a Mentoring Program? A commitment to support an ongoing process of renewal is vital for building a strong, vibrant, and dynamic union. Nurture and encourage the next generation of activists and open opportunities for members including from equity seeking groups.  Connect members who want to become activists with experienced leadership or even retirees who want to share in the transition of knowledge, skills and insight. What does the Mentoring...

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HELP DENNIS TAYLOR

Dear Friends,   We urgently need your help.   My name is April and in April of 2022 at 57 years of age, my husband Dennis was diagnosed with Severe Aplastic Anemia, a rare life-threatening autoimmune disease. His bone marrow stopped producing platelets and he has required over 120 platelet transfusions and 80 red cell/hemoglobin transfusions. He underwent four-weeks of ATG treatment, where antibodies from a horse were used to try and kickstart his own antibodies.

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BRUNCH WITH SANTA 2024

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7TH ANNUAL BOB DERBY MEMORIAL CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT

7TH ANNUAL BOB DERBY MEMORIAL GOLF TOURNAMENT SPONSORSHIP PACKAGE 7TH ANNUAL BOB DERBY MEMORIAL GOLF TOURNAMENT SPONSORSHIP PACKAGE Dear Community Partner, We are pleased to announce that our 7th annual Bob Derby Memorial Charity Golf Tournament is returning this fall! Last year, we hosted our first event in three years coming out of the COVID-19 pandemic. Thanks to the generous support of our many community partners, we were able to raise $35,000 in support of the Union Protein...

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A CRITICAL RESPONSE TO BILL 41

   

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USW 2009 Local Committees

The Local's Standing Committees are made up of member volunteers. Robust and effective committees require lots of input and lots of volunteers.  Please review the descriptions below, find something you are interested in and join a committee.  We need your participation.   Safety Council/WCB Committee The purpose of the Safety / Workers Compensation Committee is to promote all aspects of health and safety, including Workers Compensation issues, in the Local Union.

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San Group News

          NEWS October 19th, 2022 1. THE SCOW BELT PLAN: • Oct. 18: New tail drum to arrive on site • Oct. 19: Installation of new tail drum (Afternoon Millwrights) • Oct. 20: New belt to be installed and vulcanized (Contractors) • Oct. 21: Belt to be tracked and tested (Contractors and Millwrights). Scow to be loaded after all work is completed. • The tail drum will be installed the 19th on afternoon (after production).

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BRUNCH WITH SANTA 2022

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MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS

         

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