Hello Members!
We have lots of news / election results to share today, and more to come.

1.  Reminder: that the November General Meeting will be held at CUPE National this week. Wednesday Nov 2nd. 1375 St. Laurent.

Again it’s the same parking lot as our normal meeting, we are just at the bigger building on the north end of the lot. We will be in room 112. Members will need to buzz in, walk across the giant lobby and sign in at reception. Note that lunch will be provided.

NOTE: At the General meeting the Union President will also be presenting the representatives of the local to be appointed to the negotiations committee

2. By-Election for Recording Secretary

The by-election for recording secretary was completed a few weeks back and the successful candidate who was acclaimed is Allan Dykstra. Welcome Allan.

3. Stewards Acclaimed

The following new/returning stewards have also been acclaimed to their positions

Youth Justice

Adam Guay for Sherwood
A special mention/thank you to the Sherwood staff for very active engagement in the nomination process as Adam was nominated by 10+ of his colleagues.

Community Services
Scott Miller for the Young Men’s Shelter
Josh Torres for the Downtown Services and Drop-in
Christine Castonguay for the Long Term Housing

Mental Health Services
Mike Larose for the Walk-in Clinic
Ryan Mckay for Intensive Family Services / Bridges / Coordinated Access
Sandra Neil for Mobile Crisis
Max Levesque for the Residential Crisis Unit
Pascal Hamelin for the Youth and Family Counselling Services

3.  Steward Elections

Elections are being planned for the following shops;

The William E.Hay Centre who has put forward the following nominees with 4 available spots.
• Paul Connery
• Trevor Dikens
• Dan Prieur
• Melissa Hopkins
• Mathieu Lessard

The YSB Employment Programs who have put forward the following nominees,with 3 available slots.
• Steve Mealha
• Nora Gonzalez
• Sergio Cacciotti
• Wendy Shaw

5.  Steward Vacancy

There continues to be a vacancy for stewardship at the Young Women’s shelter. If any staff from YWES are interested please to not hesitate to contact the Recording Secretary.

Thanks again to everyone for their participation. The details about election times and places will be made known shortly.

CUPE 2195 Executive Committee