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Apr
27
Shop Steward Fundamentals
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Shop stewards are the face of the union at work and a key resource for members. Learn what it means to represent your union in today’s complex and demanding work environments. Designed for new stewards, or stewards who have not yet taken a shop steward education session, this course will review the basics of collective agreement administration and interpretation; grievance handling, union-management meetings, and advocacy. Gain more knowledge about your important role as a shop steward in the workplace while enhancing your understanding of worker rights and union advocacy. 9-5, UFCW 1518 New Westminster Main Office. For more information contact reception@ufcw1518.com.

Dates:
Thursday, April 27, 2017 to Friday, April 28, 2017
Time(s):
9am 5pm
Location:
UFCW 1518 main office
Apr
28
National Day of Mourning
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Workers, families, employers and communities across Canada come together to remember those who have lost their lives to work-related incidents or occupational disease and to renew our commitment to creating safe, healthy workplaces. New Westminster & District Labour Council honours workers killed or injured on the job at 7:30am at Westminster Park Pier with the Mayor, City Council and local labour leaders. For a full list of events across BC click here.

Location:
Westminster Park Pier
May
01
UFCW 1518 Get Out the Vote! with Bowinn Ma
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Kick off our week of political action and help Get out the Vote with Bowwin Ma. Join UFCW 1518 members, activists and staff at Bowwin Ma’s campaign office for some refreshments and a briefing. Then we’ll hit the streets of North Vancouver-Lonsdale to talk to voters about how the NDP can work for them.

RSVP here.

Date:
Monday, May 1, 2017
Time:
5:30-8:30pm
Location:
Bowinn Ma's Campaign Office, 1309 Lonsdale Ave, North Vancouver
May
01
Asian Heritage Month
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In May 2002, this month of observance was officially proclaimed by the federal government as an annual celebration in honour of the contributions made by Asian and South Asian Canadians. Community events across BC raise awareness about the importance of this month, enriching cultural diversity through language, customs, and practices. Find more information here.

Location:
Canada
May
01
International Workers Day / May Day
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Meet at Clark Park, Vancouver and then march with the Carnival Band to Grandview Park for May Day rally. See the poster here.

Celebrated by the international labour movement, May Day is an official holiday in 66 countries. The date was chosen by to commemorate the Haymarket affair, which occurred in Chicago on May 4, 1886. May Day soon evolved into an annual demonstration calling for the fulfillment of the class demands of working people, including the eight-hour work day, workers’ rights and universal peace. For more information see May Day: A Graphic History of Protest.

Date:
Monday, May 1, 2017
Time:
5-6pm
Location:
Clark Park, Vancouver