Your Committee is pleased to announce that a tentative collective agreement has been reached with JPW Road & Bridge Inc. In order to obtain successorship, as stipulated in terms set in an agreement with the Provincial Government, the agreement must be ratified at least 60 days prior to Request for Proposals for the contractors for the service area. For Service Area 13, the deadline for ratification is January 31, 2018. Details of the agreement will be provided and voting will occur during the meetings which are scheduled as follows:
• January 17, 2018 noon to 2:00 p.m. – Celista
6:00 p.m. to 8 p.m. - Chase
• January 18, 2018 noon to 2:00 p.m. – Tappen
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. – Malakwa
• January 19, 2018 noon to 2:00 p.m. – Falkland
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. - Armstrong
• January 22, 2018 noon to 2:00 p.m. – Cherryville
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. - Lumby
These meetings will be held at the yards indicated above.
If you want to vote after the last meeting, you can submit your ballot confidentially by double sealed "declaration" ballot and either return it to a member of the bargaining committee who will forward it to the Kelowna BCGEU office, or by mailing (or hand delivering) it to the BCGEU Kelowna office. Balloting will remain open until 5:00 p.m. on January 26, 2018 – meaning deliver to a member of the bargaining committee or ensure it is received at the BCGEU Kelowna office at 1064 Borden Avenue, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 6A8 by 5:00 p.m. on January 26, 2018.
PLEASE MAKE EVERY EFFORT TO ATTEND ONE OF THESE IMPORTANT MEETINGS
Dan O'Hanley, Bargaining Committee Chairperson
Eric Giesbrecht, Bargaining Committee Member
Gord Grant, Bargaining Committee Member
Rob Wotherspoon, BCGEU Regional Coordinator
Download JPW rat meeting notice.pdf
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