Since we all know
our contract expires this year, your local executive being pro-active, has put
together a Contract Action Team (C.A.T.) because sharing of information is the
key to building power. The
WHAT HAPPENED TO THE COMPANY’S REQUEST FOR EARLY TALKS?
Fraser, at his
· Director of District 6, Wayne Fraser comes to Sault Ste Marie and meets with Local union 2251 and 2724 to inform them about Mr. Turcotte’s request for early bargaining.
o The Company pays all costs for bargaining
o There will be no concessions
o As long as the negotiating committee believes there is value to continue bargaining, for its members
· After passing this motion, the local waited for the Company to approach them with a request for early bargaining.
· Wayne Fraser informs Algoma steel to deal directly with local 2251 Executive.
· The Media then reports, in error, that talks between Local 2251 and the Company are off. This is incorrect because talks or negotiations between the company and union were NEVER started.