Your Bargaining Committee hosted 2 bargaining update meetings for the Local 038 membership in the Shaw Theatre on November 16, 2018. At this meeting Terry Luhoway our negotiator presented where bargaining was at in regards to our table as well as a higher overview of negotiations throughout the province. At the conclusion we opened the floor to questions and comments. We'd like to thank those who participated and asked some very meaningful questions as well as provided some important feedback to the Bargaining Committee. As requested we will be putting out a survey at the beginning of January for more feedback.
On December 12 members of your Local Executive as well as members of the Bargaining Committee attended the Bargaining Summit that AUPE held for the Education and Agencies and Boards sectors of the Union. We conveyed to the President and the Negotiators your comments you made to us at the Bargaining update meetings. We asked some pointed and tough questions of them. The pressure continued with having one on one talks with the Vice-Presidents who attended the Christmas Open House to clearly communicate where the membership stands on this round of Bargaining.
Your Committee looks forward to going back to the table at the end of January.
Your bargaining team has continued to work hard on your behalf meeting with the employer on March 23 & 24 and then again on April 3. Having concluded our non-monetary articles we have now reached the difficult part of bargaining. Please see the Negotiators Update for a reflection of where bargaining is at. Your bargaining team remains committed to obtaining the best deal for you the membership.
We encourage everyone to attend the Annual General Meeting on May 8, 2018 as the President of AUPE Guy Smith will be in attendance and providing an update on bargaining around the province.
Local 038 Bargaining Team