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Virtual Union Board

All postings will be posted to the virtual union board. Once the deadline is closed postings will be moved down to the bottom for review and deleted after 30 days.  

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It is with great sadness that we were advised that one of our members from the DARTS Unit has passed away as a result of an accident that occurred while on the job. It is with a heavy heart that we send our deepest condolences to the family and DARTS family.   Here are some

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Attention City Unit Members – Vaccine Policy Update

City Council GIC voted to suspend the COVID 19 mandatory vaccine policy as recommended by Human Resources on April 20, 2022, it was supported by one vote. Today, it went to council to ratify; the vote was deadlocked; therefore, the policy remains in place and the employer will proceed as planned. Please note the local

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City of Hamilton Employer COVID 19 mandatory vaccine policy update.

City Council GIC voted to suspend the COVID 19 mandatory vaccine policy as recommended by Human Resources today. The decision isn’t final until city council ratifies it next weekThe decision isn’t final until city council ratifies it next week. How they voted: Who was in favour of lifting the vaccination requirement Terry Whitehead (Ward 14),

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Educational Opportunities

Introduction to Allyship   Participants will learn how to build a practice of allyship in their personal lives as well as in their locals, workplaces and communities. Learners will explore definitions, principles and applications of good allyship, and discuss related topics like white supremacy, privilege, comfort zones and strategies for collective action. Tuesday, March 8

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Attention City Unit Employees

The Union met with the Employer where we were advised of the possible changes to the Mandatory Covid-19 Vaccination Verification Policy, specifically as it relates to the implications to the employment status of our members. The Union argued adamantly against the changes. We have filed a policy grievance against the amendments to this policy. The

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A message from President Jay Hunter

COVID-19 – A Message from the President of CUPE Local 5167 . I want to begin this message by acknowledging every single one of our 3800 members who have continued to deliver valuable services throughout this unprecedented time in our history.   In your own way you’ve done your part, so thank you to:  

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