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We have some additions to our BENEFITS PAGE. Download the Sun Life app and check out information I’ve posted on a drug company discount card.

Frank Harder

Cupe Local 110

 

 

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April 6th /2016

Letter to the Membership CUPE Local 110

Regarding our Benefit package.

Frank Harder, Swaran Dhaliwal and myself went to Saskatoon to re-negotiate our benefits package.

  • It was well worth the time and lengthy travel to address our concerns with no financial increase for our members.

Your negotiating committee work very hard on our behalf.

Thank you Frank and Swaran.

In Solidarity

Terry Egan President Local 110

Sept 15/14

The General Election will be held Sunday, October 19, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. at RB Russell High School. There are no contestants in any of the positions; therefore there will be the swearing in of the Executive nominated at the September Meeting and at the meeting we will be taking proposals for contract negotiating.

The following members have been nominated at the September 14th General Meeting for the following positions:

 

President: Brother  Terry Egan

Vice President: Brother  Nirmal Sidhu

Treasurer: Brother  Russell Premack

Secretary: Brother  Nelson Petrash

Warden: Brother  Denis Marion

Head Caretaker: Brother  Swaran Dhaliwal

Assistant Caretaker: Brother  Mike Martin

Brother  Rick Peschel

Painter Rep: Brother  Frank Harder

Utility Rep: Brother  Abe Araya

Mechanical Rep: Brother  Andrew Vroom

Health Safety Reps: Brother   Hamid Haji-Hamzeh

Brother. Bruce Morton

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Sept 15/14

We, the Executive brought a proposal at our September General Meeting to do away with children’s’ gifts for the Christmas party and supply each member with a turkey or ham. We would still have the Christmas Party where the children can play and have entertainment; however they would not receive a gift. All members that attend the Christmas party would receive either a turkey or a ham.

 

We would like to know from our members what they would like:

1) To continue giving the children gifts

2) To give each member either a turkey or ham who attend the Christmas party.

 

Please fax your preference to our office at 204-667-8731 or email to local110@mymts.net by October 17, 2014

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March 18,2014

Here is a list of the retirees who have confirmed they are attending the Retirement Party March 22,2014 at Canad Inns -Polo Park

Ion Parrish

Leonard Mills

Lawrence Arseniuk

Gord McCallum

Cliff Dziadyk

Ralph Buechler

Ken Lim

Victor Fries

Gaurisankar Roy

Van Roy

Stanley Anderson

Michael Kobewka

Douglas Weiss

Ron Cummings

Gary Mages

Shaun Johnson

Posted by Frank Harder

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March 12, 2014

For our Memberships knowledge

 

(This is a sample Grievance regarding suspension of a 110 Member)

 

(The Grievance below would be dated and would use the effected Members name and the effected Articles in our Collective Agreement and would be considered a legal Grievance.)

 

In Solidarity with 110

 

Terry Egan President 110

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Director of Human Resources

Winnipeg School Division

1577 Wall Street East

R3E2S4

 

 

Dear (Director of Human Resources)

 

Re: Grievance Article(s) (2, 32 and 34)

 

We the Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 110 (Hereinafter called the Union) claim there is a difference between ourselves and the Winnipeg School Division (Hereinafter called the Division).

In that the Division has suspended (A Member) unjustly, and in doing so has misinterpreted and/or misapplied and/or violated Articles 2, 32 and 34 and all other relevant articles covered by the Collective Agreement also Section (80.2) of the Labour Relations Act, and any other acts, statutes or policies as well as Division Policies.

 

C.U.P.E. Local 110 demands that:

 

1)   That the Division acknowledges that they have misinterpreted and/or misapplied and/or violated articles 2, 32 and 34 and all other relevant articles of the Collective Agreement, also Section 80.2 of the Labour Relations Act, and any other acts, statutes or policies as well as Division Policies.

 

2)   That the Division ceases and desist the misinterpretation and/or misapplication and/or violation of articles 2, 32 and 34 and all other relevant articles under the Collective Agreement, also Section (80.2) of the Labour Relations Act, and any other acts, statutes or policies as well as Division Policies.

 

3)    That the Division pays (A Member) all withheld/suspended pay and reverse the suspension and any other recourse deemed justifiable.

 

 

 

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Terry Egan President Local 110

 

cc

(The appropriate persons)

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March 11/2014

Here is a list of the retirees who have confirmed they are attending the Retirement Party March 22,2014 at Canad Inns -Polo Park

Ion Parrish

Leonard Mills

Lawrence Arseniuk

Gord McCallum

Cliff Dziadyk

Ralph Buechler

Ken Lim

Victor Fries

Gaurisankar Roy

Van Roy

Stanley Anderson

Michael Kobewka

Douglas Weiss

Ron Cummings

Gary Mages

Shaun Johnson

Tickets available from all Cupe 110 Reps, or contact me and we will get them to you.

Frank   204-228-0504

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March 3/2014

Dear Friends & Members of Cupe 110

We have one more member to add to our retirement list. Victor Fries retired on December 31/2013 and was not added to our list. He would be joining us at our retirement dinner March 22/2014.

Please contact any reps if you would like tickets.

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February 12/2014

Dear Friends & Members of Cupe Local 110

We would like to invite all members past and present to attend our annual Retirement Banquet for our newest retirees of Cupe Local 110

 

 

Stanley Anderson                                                                Lawrence Arseniuk

Alexander Black                                                                  Ralph Buechler

Melbourne Byington                                                           Glen Cadden

Ron Cummings                                                                     Clifton Dziadyk

Rick Fisher                                                                            Frank Forget

Lyle Hordo                                                                             Heinz Janssen

Shaun Johnson                                                                     Michael Kobewka

Ken Lim                                                                                  Gary Mages

Khalid Mahmood                                                                 Gordon McCallum

Leonard Mills                                                                       Ion Parrish

Gaurisankar Roy                                                                  Van Roy

Douglas Weiss

 

 

Saturday March 22, 2014

Canad Inns – Polo Park

1405 St. Matthews Ave

Cocktails: 6pm

Dinner: 7pm

Tickets $25

 

 

 

 

 

Tickets available from all Cupe Local 110 Reps

 

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Jan 8/2014

Letter to the Membership of CUPE Local 110

Swaran Dhaliwal 204-333-7892 and Rick Peshel 204-228-6573 have now published the book regarding the questions and answers re: (5th Class Power Engineers tickets) and the books are now available … We are sending out copies to the class 3 and higher Schools (at this time) and if anyone needs a personal copy please contact either Swaran or Rick and they will accommodate.

Regarding questions about Seniority/Job placement …. Please contact Swaran Dhaliwal.

Swaran and Rick have worked very hard regarding the book publication in this time of crisis and should be commended for their work … On behalf of the Membership.

“Thanks Guys!”

Sincerely and in Solidarity with 110

Terry Egan President Local 110

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Dec 17,2013

Letter to the Membership of CUPE Local 110

I asked Frank Harder and Mike Martin to attempt to re-negotiate the teeth cleaning part of the Dental package of the Sun life plan.
We, me included have had many problems regarding the way the dentists were billings in this area.
They (Frank and Mike) have just finished negotiating with the Benefits carrier and we have now 4 parts regarding teeth cleaning (that’s up from 3) with no increase to what we are paying.

I asked Swaran Dhaliwal and Rick Peshel to research questions and answers regarding the 5th Class Power Engineers exam.
They (Swaran and Rick) actually published a booklet regarding questions and answers and are printing a few more.
They (The Booklets) will be made available to our Membership in January 2014.

Abe Araya has been involved in many of the Day to Day representations as well as Negotiations re: Member Representations/actions and reactions and is now more involved in all aspects of Union work.

With a few more courses and a little more political involvement there will be no stopping these guys.

You can be very proud of the newer Executive Members; they have picked up the ball and ran with it.

Not only have they been a great support for me. They want to learn and are willing to put in the time.

They have certainly impressed me!

Sincerely and in Solidarity with 110
Terry Egan President Local 110

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November 27th,2013

Letter to the Members of CUPE Local 110

  Here at Local 110 we the Executives are here to help our fellow members, with our current issues. Rick Pechel (assistant caretaker rep) has taken it upon himself to assist our members on any information you will need about courses, when and where they are available. Give him a call and he will direct you in the right direction.

 

Swaran Dhaliwal  has also agreed to get the information to our members about vacant positions and who filled them.

 

Frank Harder and Mike Martin want to assist our current and retired members on all issues with our Sun Life benefit plan. The new plan is the same as the old plan. One of most common complaint from our members is the problem with dental issues. Most of the issues are to do with scaling. Your dentist should look at the contract. We all have 3 units of scaling you’re allowed to go twice a year so limit scaling to 1 and a ½ each time.

 

 

Here are the numbers of the Executive that you reach by phone

  • Terry Egan, President                                                             204-333-2061
  • Phil Brown, Chair wage & grievance                                     204-997-2371
  • Swaran Dhaliwal, Head caretaker rep                                   204-333-7892
  • Mike Martin, Assistant Caretaker rep, benefits                     204-333-2060
  • Rick Pechel, Assistant Caretaker rep                                      204-228-6573
  • Abe Araya, Utility Rep                                                                        204-333-1585
  • Frank Harder, Warden, Benefits and Website                       204-228-0504

 

As our Executive keeps up with the times, and continues to keep our members informed, we ask you all to get the word out about our website and joining our email list so we all can keep up with all LOCAL 110 news and issues. www.cupe110.ca

 

Frank Harder

Warden & Benefits

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November 26th 2013

Letter to the Members CUPE Local 110

The Union and the Division are feeling the shortage of qualified Engineers in a big way.

Like other Unions, we are having a problem finding people who are able to pass the Power Engineers exam and it is now affecting out bargaining unit.

Our positions are starting to down class (Engineers positions are turning into cleaner’s positions) and it is not the Divisions or the Unions’ fault!

We (The Union) have no option but to sit down with the Division and attempt to work out a livable solution regarding a lack of qualified staff (Members).

AS WE CAN NOT ALLOW OUR KEY POSITIONS TO REMAIN EMPTY

Unlike most Unions, Local 110 has always recognized education and/or qualifications over seniority regarding wages and/or job placement, which has helped keep our salaries in an acceptable area for all 110 members ie: we don’t have less then red seal trades and/or engineers in leadership/key positions, while still respecting the seniority clause for all of our skilled labour positions.

We need to keep this up in order to maintain our unique status.

We have a lot to protect!

 

Sincerely and in Solidarity with 110

Terry Egan President Local 110

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Nov 13th, 2013

Letter to the Members CUPE Local 110

Firstly: Thank you for the vote of support (The Notice of Motion) at our last Membership meeting.
Most of the dues increase will be slated for the education of the newer Executive Members.

Secondly: We need out Members to start writing for their 5th Class P Eng tickets, we have a real shortage of qualified Engineers and it is starting to affect the union in a negative way.
Not everyone will pass the first time, maybe not even the second time, but we do need to try.
The Division is also feeling the pinch, and is about to advertise for people with their 5th Class starting almost immediately with little if any time on the sub list.

We (the Executive) are asked by our Members, all the time to support close friends and family members regarding obtaining a position in the Division and we always support this type of move.

However, if you have received support regarding hiring one of “our” people……you should be pushing the individual to write their ticket.

We have a lot to protect here!

Sincerely and in Solidarity with 110,
Terry Egan, President of Local 110

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General Meetting November 3,2013

At this meeting we will be voting on the notion of motion that was submitted at the October General Meeting regarding an increase to the monthly union dues by 1/4%.

Moved to increase monthly dues by .25% changing Article 10 point #2 to be as:
2. The regular monthly dues of each Local 110 members shall be 1.15% above Cupe National per capita tax of Local 110 Members average monthly salary effective January 1, 2014
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Local 110 Christmas Party
All Cupe Local 110 members past and present

The annual Childrens Christmas Party will be held on Sunday, December 8,2013 at RB Russel High School. It commences at 12 noon and goes until 4pm. There will be games, gifts for all the children, and refreshments.
If you have a child or children that are ten years or younger, please forward their names, boy or girl, and ages to Nelson Petrash by November 22,2013 at Cecil Rhodes 2 or fax them to our office at 204-667-8731, or email at local110@mymts.net. We do not have the previous list of names and if I do not receive the names of your children they will not be on the list and could miss out on a gift.
To all members regarding the Childrens Christmas Party that the ages that receive a gift is from new born to 10 years of age. Grand children of members are not eligible to receive a gift from the Union, however Grandparents can bring a gift for their grandchildren and Santa will give them the gift. We encourage all members past and present to come with their families to the Christmas party.

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News Oct 16th,2013

Letter to the Membership of CUPE Local 110

As most all know by now, we (the membership) will be voting on the notice

of motion dealing with ¼ of a percent increase in dues at the next Union

meeting in November.

 

At the meeting I will be asking for a motion from the floor to suspend all

Business and deal only with the (notice of motion).

 

In December we will put on the Children’s Christmas party and ……….

 

At our first meeting in January 2014 we will have prepared a budget and/or a

Schedule (pending the outcome of the vote) regarding exactly what course,

Conferences, conventions, political activities and schools we will be able to

attend.

We have not planned anything for 2014 as of yet as we are unsure of our

budget.

As stated many times over the past year our newer executive members need

an education as well as increased involvement regarding the way we (110)

do business.

 

Thank you for your continued support.

Sincerely and in solidarity with 110

Terry Egan President Local 110

 

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News Oct 7,2013

A Notice of Motion was submitted to increase Union monthly dues by .25%, submitted by: Abe Araya and Seconded by Frank Harder. 

 

Motion:

 It was moved to increase monthly dues by .25% changing Article 10, point #2 to be as:

 

2. The regular monthly dues of each Local 110 member shall be 1.15% above Cupe National per capita tax of Local 110 Members average monthly salary effective January 1, 2014.              

 

Article 10        Dues and Fees

 

1.                   The fee for membership in this Union shall be two dollars ($2.00) and must accompany the application form.

2.                   The regular monthly dues of each Local 110 member shall be .9% above Cupe National per capita tax of Local 110 Members average monthly salary effective December 1, 2003.

3.                   If Cupe Local 110 total assets exceed an amount of $75,000.00 for two consecutive months, the Treasurer will Institute a Dues Holiday until the total assets drop below $75,000.00.

 

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News Sept 29/2013

News to our members from the Division:

In that the Division continues to maintain the current practice (for Cupe 110) of allowing bereavement leave to be taken in a reasonable time following the death.

Cupe 110 withdraws the Estoppel 101

Sincerely

Terry Egan

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News Sept 26/2013

Re: (Estoppel 101)

We the Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 110 (hereinafter called the Union) claim there is a difference between ourselves and the Winnipeg School Division (hereinafter called the Division).

In that the Division is now administering article 9 to our detriment, the Union finds it necessary to file the Estoppel below:

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Estoppel (1.1):

– The parties have consistently/historically accepted the past interpretation of Article 9.

– The matter was never discussed in negotiations.

– The Union took this as an indication that the practice was working for both parties.

– The Union relied on this practice without detriment.

Therefore:

– We (The Union) assert that the Division is Estopped from varying the practice during the life time of the Collective agreement met between the Winnipeg School Division and CUPE Local 110

Sincerely

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Terry Egan President Local 110

Posted on site by

Frank Harder, Warden & website tech

Local 110 Christmas Party
All Cupe Local 110 members past and present

The annual Childrens Christmas Party will be held on Sunday, December 8,2013 at RB Russel High School. It commences at 12 noon and goes until 4pm. There will be games, gifts for all the children, and refreshments.
If you have a child or children that are ten years or younger, please forward their names, boy or girl, and ages to Nelson Petrash by November 22,2013 at Cecil Rhodes 2 or fax them to our office at 204-667-8731, or email at local110@mymts.net. We do not have the previous list of names and if I do not receive the names of your children they will not be on the list and could miss out on a gift.
To all members regarding the Childrens Christmas Party that the ages that receive a gift is from new born to 10 years of age. Grand children of members are not eligible to receive a gift from the Union, however Grandparents can bring a gift for their grandchildren and Santa will give them the gift. We encourage all members past and present to come with their families to the Christmas party.