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October uXpress submission deadline – Sunday, Sept. 22

The uXpress newsletter is seeking articles and other content for its October edition. In particular, we’re seeking submissions from Mobility, Department 2 and our GCC members, but as always any and all are encouraged to step up!

Feel free to send your ideas to uxpress@unifor4303.org, and we will help you get your them out in print and online.

The submission deadline is Sunday, Sept. 22 – the Sunday after the September General Meeting. Members just like you are the people who make our newsletter what it is, and if you’ve thought about submitting something but just haven’t gotten around to it, now is the time!

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February 2019 Edition of the uXpress is now available!

February 2019 Edition of the uXpress is now available!

The latest of the uXpress, the official newsletter of Unifor Local 4304 is now available online at http://www.unifor4304.org under ‘Your Union > Newsletter’ (login is required) and in print in your workplace.  If you haven’t already done so, pick up or download a copy today!

This edition of the uXpress also contains the campaign platforms of the four candidates running for the position of GRT Unit Chair in the By-Election being held this coming Wednesday, January 30, 2019.

For your reference, the candidates in this By-Election are:

– Karen Small-Koyounian
– Lisa McKeown
– Brendan Burke
– Dwayne Hyde

Help yourself make an educated and informed choice for your vote by reading what the candidates have to say and don’t forget to vote on Wednesday!

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October uXpress Submissions

October uXpress Submissions

09-11-18

The October edition of uXpress needs contributions from members just like YOU! Don’t have an idea for an article?

  • Don’t have an idea for an article? We will help you find one!
  • Can’t write? We will help with that too!

Send your work-related articles, pictures or event notices to: uxpress@unifor4304.org (Google Docs preferred)

Deadline: Sunday, September 23 

 

Ken Vogelpohl, Education Committee
Unifor Local 4304

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May 2018 Executive Special Edition of the uXpress is now available

May 2018 Executive Special Edition of the uXpress is now available

The latest of the uXpress, the official newsletter of Unifor Local 4304 is now available online at http://www.unifor4304.org under ‘Your Union > Newsletter’ (login is required) and in print.

This ‘Executive Special Edition’ of the uXpress contains the campaign platforms of the candidates for our union’s Executive Board elections on May 16th.  Help yourself make an educated and informed choice for your vote by reading what the candidates have to say in the latest uXpress.

Remember, election day for Executive positions is Wednesday, May 16th, 2018!

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April 2018 Election Guide edition of The uXpress is now available

April 2018 Election Guide edition of The uXpress is now available

The latest of the uXpress, the official newsletter of Unifor Local 4304 is now available online at http://www.unifor4304.org under ‘Your Union > Newsletter’ (login is required) and in print.  Get your copy of the uXpress today!

This special ‘Election Guide’ edition of the uXpress gives you everything you need to know about the upcoming union elections.  All union positions are open this year for the nomination of dedicated members of Local 4304, from both bargaining units, willing to serve the membership for the next 3-year term.

  • Nominations currently remain open for Executive Board positions, but close this Wednesday (April 18th) at 7:30PM (the beginning of the evening General Membership Meeting).
  • Nominations will open for Stewards and Committees this Wednesday (April 18th) and will close on Wednesday, May 16th.
  • Election Day for Executive Board positions is May 16th.
  • Election Day for Stewards and Committees is June 20th.
  • Online voting will be available for members at Great Canadian Holidays & Coaches.  Paper ballot voting will be available for members at Grand River Transit with polling stations and times to be posted before election day.

If you feel you are dedicated and ready to serve your union, or know someone else in the union who is, submit your nomination to Sonya Taha, the Recording Secretary at recordingsecretary@unifor4304.org before the close of nominations.

For questions about the elections, the Unifor Local 4304 Election Committee is here to serve you!  To contact the Elections Committee send an e-mail to elections@unifor4304.org.

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October 2017 edition of the uXpress is now available!

October 2017 edition of the uXpress is now available!

The October 2017 Edition of the uXpress, Unifor Local 4304’s Official Newsletter, is now available in hard-copy at the workplace and on the Unifor Local 4304 website under ‘Your Union > Newsletter’ (you must be logged in).  Pick-up or download your copy now and get the latest news and information from your union, including information on the current contract negotiations between your union and Grand River Transit.

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The Summer uXpress Deadline is Sunday, June 25th

The Summer uXpress Deadline is Sunday, June 25th

June 25th is the deadline to submit your articles and photos for the July edition of the uXpress newsletter. This is the official voice of your union. Share your reports of courses you have attended, or anything else that you think would be of interest to our members.

As usual, email your material to uxpress@unifor4304.org.

Questions? Call John A. McDonald at 519-241-5623.

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February 2017 edition of the uXpress is now available!

February 2017 edition of the uXpress is now available!

The February 2017 Edition of the uXpress, Unifor Local 4304’s Official Newsletter, is now available in hard-copy at the workplace and on the Unifor Local 4304 website under ‘Your Union > Newsletter’ (you must be logged in).  Pick-up or download your copy now and get the latest news and information from your union, including information on the current contract negotiations between your union and Grand River Transit.

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