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New and Noteworthy

To:             TEAM-IFPTE Local 161 Members
From:        TEAM Office
Date:         December 23, 2013
Re:            New and Noteworthy

From The Office

  • The December Board Meeting reports have been posted.
  • Congratulations to Marta Buczak, the successful candidate for the TEAM Labour Relations Analyst (Term) posting.  Marta’s analytical skills and knowledge of TEAM’s Collective Agreement and experience on TEAM Committees will be a great asset to the office.
  • Holiday Coverage:  The office will be closed between Christmas and New Year.  We reopen January 2, 2014.  Our main number, 204-984-9470, and email will be checked for messages throughout the holiday.  For immediate assistance you may contact the TEAM President, Misty Hughes-Newman, at 204-941-5338.

In the News

  • Sign the Petition to expand CPP/QPP.  “We need to do something about retirement income. Even bank economists have started to say RRSPs have failed. There’s too much risk and not enough security to ensure that, after a lifetime of work, people can retire and live out their last years in dignity. Join thousands of Canadians who are telling their Members of Parliament to increase pension benefits under the Canada and Quebec Pension Plans, and implement a fully funded plan to phase in such an increase without delay.” Ken Georgetti, President, Canadian Labour Congress.

The TEAM and IFPTE office staff wish you and your family the best of the Season and a Happy New Year.

TEAM-IFPTE Local 161
204-984-9470 or 1-877-984-9470