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2018 Sisters in the Brotherhood Conference

Dear Sisters,

Please be advised there will be a 2018 Sisters in the Brotherhood Conference at the International Training Centre Las Vegas from August 26-29, 2018. The Atlantic Canada Regional Council has been allocated 25 spots for our members to attend.

In order to qualify for this conference you must write a brief letter as to why you should be chosen to attend the conference. In addition to qualify you must be in good standing with the Union . Please forward your applications to sib@acrc.ca by June 18 2018.

The successful applicants will be notified by June 21 2018.

Thank you for your continued interest and support for the Sisters in the Brotherhood.

Fraternally Yours,
Debra Romero
EST

Mainland Building Trades Scholarship Draw

Mainland Building Trades is hosting their 15th annual scholarship draw! The draw date will be Wednesday, June 20th. There are twelve $500 dollar scholarships available to individuals that are attending a post-secondary educational institution.

Please send your applications to alison@mainlandbuildingtrades.ca 

For more information Click Here

Scholarship Application Click Here

Day of Mourning

April 28th is the National Day of Mourning. We pay our respect to the men and women who have been injured or killed in work related incidents.

For more information: Click Here

Ceremony Locations and Times:

New Brunswick Locations: Click Here

Newfoundland Locations: Click Here

Nova Scotia Locations: Click Here

P.E.I. Locations: Click Here

Other Locations Around Canada: Click Here

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INFO SESSIONS – Mainland Nova Scotia Carpenters Collective Agreement

This notice is to inform the membership of Local 83 that there will be information sessions across Mainland Nova Scotia to discuss the Carpenters Local 83 Collective Agreement. These are
important information sessions, so please make every effort to attend.

Information Sessions


Yarmouth

Date: Wed. April 4, 2018

Time: 6 p.m.

Location: Rodd Grand Yarmouth, 417 Main Street

Sackville

Date: Tues. April 10, 2018

Time: 7 p.m.

Location: Union Hall, 1000 Sackville Drive

Stellarton

Date: Wed. April 11, 2018

Time: 7 p.m.

Location: Union Hall, 139 Beaufort Street

Note*
1. Stellarton meeting will be followed by monthly meeting
2. There will be another meeting for members who could not make the Yarmouth session
Digby/Yarmouth – April 12th – 6pm (Coastal Inn Digby, 111 Warwick Street)


During these information sessions, membership will have the ability to express their thoughts towards creating the “newest” collective agreement.

Scott Keeping
ACRC Regional Manager, Local 83

Voting Results of Local 83 Proposed Collective Agreement

Thank you to all members who came out last night to vote on the Local 83 Proposed Collective Agreement at all three locations.

After all the ballots where counted, the majority of members were “not” in favour of the proposed agreement. The current Collective Agreement expires on April 30th, 2018, meaning we will have time to make adjustments and present a new proposal to the membership.

Thanks again to all members who took time from their busy schedules to come out and vote. Overall, we had a total of 342 voters.

Fraternally,

Scott Keeping
Regional Manager, Nova Scotia and PEI

Local 83 International Women’s Day Brunch

In recognition of International Women’s Day on March 8, Local 83 Sisters are hosting a special International Women’s Day Brunch on Saturday, March 10, 2018 at Tom’s Family Restaurant (585 Sackville Dr, Lower Sackville). The brunch starts at 11:30 a.m.

All Sisters and Brothers who support their Sisters are welcome to attend. Please call the Local 83 Union Hall (902-454-5100) if you are interested in attending to help us determine numbers.

AMENDED NOTICE – Mainland Nova Scotia Carpenters’ Collective Agreement

Notice of Ratification – Mainland Nova Scotia Carpenters’ Collective Agreement

The Carpenters’ Union Local 83 have reached a Memorandum of Agreement with the Nova Scotia Construction Labour Relations Association Limited (CLRA). This notice is to inform the membership of Local 83 that there will be three information sessions across Mainland Nova Scotia to review and discuss the new Carpenters’ Local 83 Collective Agreement. These are important meetings so please make every effort to attend.

Information Sessions


Yarmouth

Date: Wed. March 7, 2018

Time: 6 p.m.

Location: Rodd Grand Yarmouth, 417 Main Street

Stellarton

Date: Wed. March 7, 2018

Time: 8 p.m.

Location: Union Hall, 139 Beaufort Street

Sackville

Date: Thurs. March 8, 2018

Time: 7 p.m.

Location: Union Hall, 1000 Sackville Drive


Upon completion of the information sessions above, there will be a ratification vote to determine the acceptance of the new Carpenters’ Local 83 Collective Agreement. The ratification vote will take place on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the three locations listed above.

The new agreement will provide Signatory Contractors with Local 83 the ability to compete aggressively against their non-union competition, leading to increased market share.

Thank you,

Scott Keeping
ACRC Regional Manager, Local 83

Dues Receipts

Effective Monday, February 5, 2018:

Where as we have several members who pay dues online and via credit cards, the ACRC will no longer be generating and mailing receipts for these payments. Your financial institution can provide a record to you that indicates proof of payment. Going forward, receipts will only be provided to those members paying cash at the counter.

PLEASE NOTE:  YEARLY DUES PAID STATEMENT LETTERS ARE NOT AFFECTED AND WILL BE SENT OUT VIA CANADA POST TO MEMBERS BY THE CRA REQUIREMENT OF FEBRUARY 28TH.