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AMFA SWA Technician Negotiations Update # 23
AMFA Local 32
Teamsters Fully Ratify AEI Contract
Teamsters Joint Council 3
Teamsters Applaud Putnam County Decision To Reject Republic Services’ Florida Landfill Bid
Teamsters Joint Council 3
IKEA Canada To Pay Damages To The Teamsters Union
Teamsters Joint Council 3
Teamsters Win Settlement for Taxi Driver Barred From Speaking At Public Meeting
Teamsters Joint Council 3
Opposition Grows Against Proposal To Disguise Offshoring
Teamsters Joint Council 3
Picnic Photos

Photos from the picnic are posted in the Photo Gallery.  I am still trying to get tech support to make it possible to view individual galleries in slide show format.  You are welcome to copy or print any photos from the gallery.  Enjoy.

Newsletter, Training plus Golf and Ball Tournaments

Registered members on this Local 804 website should have received an e-mail with the June 30th newsletter attached, as well as the registration form for this year's golf tournament.  Non-retirees would also have had the 2014-2015 Training Guide (including course request form) attached.  If you have not received this e-mail please contact sharon@ibew804.

Show Your Solidarity

As part of a global campaign against Crown Holdings, the USW is calling for an expansion of the boycott of Carnival Cruise lines. They are kindly requesting your solidarity to support the USW boycott.

Local 804 Election Results

June 30, 2014 Dear Member, Election 2014 Elections for our Local Union are now complete and here are the results: IBEW Local 804

Spring and Summer Safety

Hi Brothers and Sisters   Well, the nicer weather is finally here so everyone can get outside to enjoy the things they have been waiting for --  like working in the garden, having bbqs or going to beach.

Proposed Changes to Local 804 Appendix to Take Effect May 1, 2014

The Local Joint Bargaining Committee, Business Manager, George Couch and your Executive Board would like to extend a thank you to everyone who took the time to come out to the Special Called Meeting this Saturday February 22nd to review the proposed changes to the Local 804 Appendix and subsequent wage schedules. The outcome of the meeting was 61-2 in favour of the recommendation presented and will take effect on May 1st, 2014.

Bill 69, Prompt Payment Act, 2013

Check out the Broadbent Blog on the Broadbent Institute site regarding the need for legislation to help contractors collect payment promptly.  View it at:

Expand the CPP/QPP

Check out the Canadian Labour Congress site's page regarding the need to expand the CPP/QPP. A petition form is included on that site if you wish to support this.

Food Bank Collection

Local 804 is now accepting Food Bank Donations at the Union Hall.  You can place non-perishable items in the bins located in the reception area.

Welcome--Non-member versus Member Access

Access to pages, items and articles in the Main Menu row above is available to everyone. Member only information can be accessed through the Member Resources module in the left column, using a Username and Password. First time users must submit a registration (see column on the right) which will be verified and activated by an official of this Local.

Rotating Too Fast?

To pause rotation in this What's New module and the Photo Gallery, hover your mouse over any item. Move mouse away from the item to resume the rotation.

Upcoming Events
General Meeting
Aug 20, 2014
IBEW Local 804 Union Hall, 3 Forwell Rd., Kitchener, ON N2B 1W3
2014 Gerald Leader Memorial Golf Tournament
Sep 05, 2014
Grand Valley Golf and Country Club, 1910 Roseville Rd., Cambridge, ON N1R 5S3
General Meeting
Sep 17, 2014
IBEW Local 804 Union Hall, 3 Forwell Rd., Kitchener, ON N2B 1W3
Retirees' Meeting
Sep 17, 2014
IBEW Local 804 Union Hall, 3 Forwell Rd., Kitchener, ON N2B 1W3
Annual OPC Baseball Tournament
Oct 03, 2014
Tournament will be held at Slo-Pitch City in Dorcester--Host hotel and location for the Hospitality Night on Friday is the Four Points Sheraton Hotel and Suites on Wellington Road South in London.
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