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NOTICE TO ALL 744 MEMBERS FEBRUARY 2019

NOMINATIONS FOR ELECTION TO THE LOCAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE (LEC)

On Saturday, March 16, 2019 Local 744 will hold a General meeting at the ANAVets Unit 283 Hall (283-3584 Portage Avenue). Call to Order is at 10:00 but members can come a little early for breakfast (on the Local).

As per Sections 7 & 11 of our Bylaws, during the March General meeting, nominations will be taken for the following LEC positions:

  • Vice President,
  • Recording Secretary,
  • one (1) Shop Steward,
  • Warden
  • one (1) Trustee.

All positions are for a two (2) year term except for the Trustee which is a three (3) year term.

The election will be held during our April 2019 General meeting.

Any member who accepts his or her nomination for a position on the LEC needs to commit to take the appropriate training and serve the membership as outlined in Section 8 of our Bylaws.

Our Bylaws are located in the Resource Section of this Website.

Nominations will be listed here after the March General meeting and space on the website will be provided for Nominees to introduce themselves to the membership.

See you there!!

CUPE Manitoba raises red flags on Education Review

CUPE expressed concern for the potential changes coming to Manitoba’s K-12 education system. CUPE fears the government is considering radical changes that have the potential to throw the education system into chaos, contemplating simultaneously eliminating elected school trustees, merging or eliminating school divisions and considering changes to the funding model for education in Manitoba. 

Manitoba school boards welcome public education review

Manitoba School Boards Association President Alan Campbell welcomed today’s announcement of a long anticipated review of K-12 public education in the province, saying that it will provide an
opportunity for all Manitobans to share their thoughts about what they need and value in our school
system.

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