LL99 Executive will be picking the winners of 2 x $999.00 2021 Spring Scholarships at the April Executive meeting, deadline for this will be April 13th. Scholarships will be awarded to one graduating high school student and one post secondary student. Applicants must be members in good standing or immediate family and will need to provide a cover letter, most recent transcripts and proof of enrollment in further education. Applicants will be judged on the highest overall grade point average and can email their information to: LL99executive@iamaw99.ca

We apologize for any miscommunication concerning the timelines as access to our webpage was limited. All those who sent their information in earlier this year will be accounted for.

When union activists talk about ‘organizing’ they are usually referring to either internal or external/outside organizing. Internal organizing refers to getting your existing membership engaged, active, informed, and ready to act on a specific issue. External or outside organizing means unionizing non-union workers through the certification process so that they have a fair collective agreement.

But why do we organize? ...continue reading

We are continuing with our commitment to all members of communication about Bargaining!

The union served a response to an estoppel concerning overtime that was served at the beginning of bargaining by the company. This notice clearly stated we DO NOT agree or accept Kal Tire’s interpretation or proposed enforcement. It is the Unions view that any hours or days worked outside or in excess of a normally scheduled workday or shift shall be paid at overtime rates.

Round two of bargaining was fruitful as it produced a complete package from Kal Tire. This package came at the end of a four-day round and leaving no time for review or counter proposals. Your Union committee is meeting soon to work through the package we received from your employer. We are also awaiting information we have requested from Kal Tire to bargain intelligently. ...continue reading