July 2021 Vacation Pay Procedure

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Local 18 Membership / Permit Members: Please be advised that due to current Covid-19 health crisis and social distancing/gathering restrictions, Local 18 will be MAILING all Vacation Pay cheques for the upcoming JULY payout.  All cheques will be placed in the mail on JULY 9th to the address we hold on file for members receiving a payment. If you have … Read More

Notice to Membership: Mental Health Awareness

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Please refer to the attached notice issued by the Canadian District surrounding the discussion and awareness of mental health in our union: The last year has been difficult and challenging for each and every one of us, and uncertain times still continue. Take care of yourselves and others.

Notice to Membership: January 13, 2021

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Due to the current Provincial requirements in place to reduce Covid-19 numbers from increasing, some of our Local 18 staff will be working from home periodically and not available at the office.  Should you need to reach a staff member, please reach out to them via phone (leave a voicemail) or via email, and they will get back to you … Read More

Local 18 Training Courses

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Please note that with the Local 18 office closures and local/provincial restrictions currently in place, we will not be running any on-site training and upgrading courses for the forseable future at Local 18. Once it is safe to do so, we will begin to schedule courses again for our membership. Any questions, please inquire with the Training Coordinator. Thank you … Read More

UBC Covid/Holiday Stress

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Please see the attached helpful information released by the UBC to assist members during the upcoming Holiday season. Although a joyous season, it may also be a stressful one this year for many-we are all in this together.

Local 18 Office Closures-Effective Immediately

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Ontario will be entering a province wide shutdown effective December 26, 2020. To do our part to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 and ensure the health & safety of the community and our employees, Local 18 has closed our offices to public access until further notice. Please note that staff will be available by phone, email and in person … Read More

Local 18 Hamilton Office Front Lot & Entrance Closure

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Please note that the Local 18 Hamilton office front parking lot and main entrance are temporarily closed due to renovations. Please proceed to drive around to the back of the building, and enter in the Benefits office entrance to access the building. Reminder: All visitors to visit Local 18 buildings must adhere to the following procedures, or entrance will be … Read More

December 2020 Vacation Pay Procedure

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Local 18 Membership / Permit Members: Please be advised that due to current Covid-19 health crisis and social distancing/gathering restrictions, Local 18 will be MAILING all Vacation Pay cheques for the upcoming December payout.  All cheques will be placed in the mail on December 4th to the address we hold on file for members receiving a payment. If you have … Read More