After listening to fellow brothers and sisters from locals across our Nation, 2014 should be the year that locals take a stand. Solidarity means unity or agreement of feeling or action, especially among individuals with a common interest; mutual support within a group, OUR union. Together in solidarity locals of CUPE should take a stand and a united front by hitting the streets and STRIKE!
While in Quebec City, Lorna Tollman (president), Lynn Fleet (vice president), and Crystal Stoutenburg (communicator) showed support. Our brothers and sisters in Quebec have been without a collective agreement for almost 3 years. Negotiations have ceased and is being negotiated through the media. Basically the employer is going to the media to sway the opinions of the public to support unfair wages….SHAME!
Our voices were heard.
Flight attendants are safety professionals trained to save lives during emergencies. The federal plan to reduce the number of flight attendants is dangerous. Please sign the petition to help lives jobs and lives.
If you are wondering what LAPP means, it stands for Local Authorities Pension Plan. On the Alberta Government website there are some examples of pensions. Have a look and see what it means to have one, why we have been working hard to keep our pension, and how it can benefit you.
This was on the news this evening and I was in shock. Please take 2 minutes and 30 seconds and listen to this clip.