USW 16506

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April 25, 2013
       On Friday May 3 there will be a demonstration to oppose Hudek's austerity agenda at his Constituency Office in Beamsville.  We are hoping to send a group out to represent our Local. We will be leaving from our office in Hamilton around 3:30 pm. If interested please contact Brenda so we can arrange for transportation.

April 25, 2013
       On Sunday April 28 at 6:30 PM there will be a Day of Mourning Ceremony in the Hamilton City Council Chamber.
 
April 25, 2013
       On Saturday April 27 there will be a demonstration against anti-social EI reforms.  We are hoping to have our Local represented at the demonstration.  If you can attend please contact Brenda so we can arrange transportation for you.

April 25, 2013
        On Friday April 26 there will be a Hamilton Steelworkers area council meeting.  Breakfast at 8:30 followed by a brief meeting. We will then be heading to a protest in Simcoe. If they are on strike and time allows we will then go out and support our brothers in Nanticoke.
     
February 28, 2013
      On Sunday March 3,2013 the Hamilton USW Womens Committee will be holding their annual Norma Berti Breakfast at The Hamilton Steeworker Center from 9:30am - 11:30am.  $5 per person, kids under 6 free. Special Guest Andrea Horwath. Regular breakfast fare plus raffles and door prizes.

        February 15, 2013
        The Membership of USW16505 would like to congratulate Brother Boyle for getting his new job at ONA and thank him for his years of work as an Activist, Unit Chair, Negotiator, Treasurer, and WSIB Chair.

           November 12, 2012
        Local 16506 is holding its annual Children’s Christmas Party on Sunday, December 2, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. The party will be held at the Hamilton Steelworkers Centre. The cost will be $15.00 per child, 12 and under, with the rest of the costs subsidized by the local. This year there will be a maximum cost of $30.00 per family (members with more than 2 children will pay only $30.00 totals cost). Each child will get a gift appropriate for her/his age. Registrations must be in by November 16, 2012.

        November 12, 2012
        Local 16506 is holding its Annual Christmas Dinner/Dance on Saturday, December 8th, 2012, at the Convention Centre. Tickets will cost $20.00 per person and are available on a first-come first-served basis. Anyone interested in purchasing tickets contact Brenda or Harry at the office. Remember, there are a limited number of tickets available.

          

 

August 30,2011

We invite all members and their families to join us at the Labour Day Parade on Monday September 5, 2011.  After the parade we will be holding a Picnic for members and their families at Gage Park.  Parade starts at 10 AM.

                                                                                                                             

 

 

August 30, 2011

            The next Steelworkers Hamilton Area Council meeting will be held on Thursday, October 6, 2011 which is also the day of the Ontario Provincial Election. If anyone is in doubt about her/his qualifications under Local 16506 By-laws, contact the office and discuss the issue with Brenda.

 

August 30, 2011

            The next Health and Safety Meeting is in the Office at 4:15 pm on Mon. September 12.

 

August 30, 2011

            The next General Membership Meeting and Executive Board Meeting are to be held on Wednesday, September 28, 2011.

 

June 9, 2011

When you hear about a USW1005 protest on the Liftbridge please show support if you have the time.


 

June 9, 2011

The next Health and Safety Meeting is in the Office at 4:15 pm on Mon. June 13.


 

June 9, 2011

Information about OHCOW have been posted on the Health and Safety page.


June 9, 2011

You and your Union is taking place at the USW Hall in Hamilton on Sat. June 11, 2011


            June 9, 2011
            The next Steelworkers Hamilton Area Council meeting will be held on Friday, June 17, 2011. If anyone is in doubt about her/his qualifications under Local 16506 By-laws, contact the office and discuss the issue with Brenda.


            June 9, 2011
            The next General Membership Meeting and Executive Board Meeting are to be held on Wednesday, June 22, 2011.
          

Mar 29, 2011

           
2 items have been posted to the Health and Safety page.

 


Mar 29, 2011

The next General Membership Meeting and Executive Board Meeting are to be held on Wednesday, April 27, 2011. Delegates for the International Convention will be chosen at this meeting.


Mar 29, 2011

The next Steelworkers Hamilton Area Council meeting will be held on Thursday, April 28, 2011. If anyone is in doubt about her/his qualifications under Local 16506 By-laws, contact the office and discuss the issue with Brenda.


 

Feb. 1, 2011
            Brother Williams wrote an article about the "Hamilton Day of Action" rally for LABORnotes and it can be found at the following link: Canadians Rally to Defend Pensions in U.S. Steel Lockout


            Feb. 1, 2011

            The next General Membership Meeting and Executive Board Meeting are to be held on Wednesday, February 23, 2011.

Jan. 24, 2011
            The next Steelworkers Hamilton Area Council meeting will be held on Friday, February 4, 2011. If anyone is in doubt about her/his qualifications under Local 16506 By-laws, contact the office and discuss the issue with Brenda.


 

 

 

 

Jan. 24, 2011
            The next General Membership Meeting and Executive Board Meeting are to be held on Wednesday, January 26, 2011.   

Jan. 24, 2011
            On Saturday, January 29, 2011 “Hamilton Day of Action” in support of USW 1005’s fight for their Workers and Pensioners against U.S. Steel will take place at Hamilton City Hall at 1pm.  USW 16506 encourages our members to attend this important event.
Hamilton Day of Action

            Nov. 2010
           
Local 16506 will again be holding its Annual Christmas Dinner/Dance. This year the dance will take place on Saturday, November 27, 2010 at the Festival Banquet Centre. Tickets will cost $15.00 per person and are available on a first-come first-served basis. Anyone interested in purchasing tickets contact Brenda or Harry at the office. Remember, there are a limited number of tickets available. Any Unit Chairperson who can get a door prize from their company would greatly add to the success of the evening. In the past, our companies have been very generous with their donations. You can tell them that they will be acknowledged for their generosity. 

            Nov. 2010
            Once again Local 16506 will be holding a Children’s Christmas Party. It will be held on Saturday, December 4, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. The party will be held at the Hamilton Steelworkers Centre. The cost will be $15.00 per child, 12 and under, with the rest of the costs subsidized by the local. This year there will be a maximum cost of $30.00 per family (members with more than 2 children will pay only $30.00 totals cost). Each child will get a gift appropriate for her/his age. Registrations must be in by November 27, 2010.  All monies must be paid to register the children. For more information, contact the office.

            Oct. 2010
            Our new website is up and running and we encourage our Members to check it out, and please contact us with any suggestions or ideas.  I would appreciate it if all Unit Chairs and Committee Members sent us their email addresses through the contact page. 

            Oct. 2010
            A Solidarity Rally & BBQ for the members of U.S.W. Local 9537 (Sears Warehouse Workers) will take place on November 8, 2010 at 1:00 pm at 9501 Highway 50 in Vaughn.  If you have any Volunteers that would like to attend this important function we will be carpooling from the Hamilton Steelworkers Centre.  Please call the office if you would like to carpool.

            Sept. 2010
            Geraldine McMullen is running in Hamilton for Councillor of Ward 6.  Geraldine is endorsed by the Hamilton & District Labour Council.  Geraldine could use any help with her campaign that our members can give her. 

            Scott Duvall is running in Hamilton for Councillor of Ward 7 and is a former Steelworker.  Scott has been a very good friend of labour during his time as a councillor and is endorsed by the Hamilton & District Labour Council.  Scott could use any help with his campaign that our members can give him.

 

            Sam Merulla is running in Hamilton for Councillor of Ward 4.  Sam has been very helpful to USW 1005 during their battles with U.S. Steel during his time as a councillor and is endorsed by the Hamilton & District Labour Council.  Sam could use any help with his campaign that our members can give him.  

                Area Council Meeting Monday October 25, 2010.  This is a special meeting and all Lu 16506 Unit Chairpersons are requested to attend this important meeting providing they meet the qualifications as set out in Local 16506 By-laws. All those who will be attending this Area Council Meeting should be prepared to be out for the day. If any Unit Chairperson has any questions regarding qualifications contact Brenda at the office.

               The monthly mailing to the Lu 16506 Unit Chairpersons was sent on Friday October 15, 2010.

 

 

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