COPE Local 343 Member Survey Report Now Available!

In 2018, COPE Local 343 embarked on its first ever comprehensive Membership Survey. The goal of the Survey was to help gain a more comprehensive overview of the membership and the challenges they face in their workplaces, and what they’re looking for from their Union. At the 2019 Local...

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Affiliations

Just as workers unite in a union to protect their rights and advance their issues, unions can affiliate with labour organizations to further the aims and objectives of the labour movement at municipal, provincial, national and international levels. Affiliation means that the union pays a fee either based on its...

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Communications Committee

The Members of COPE Local 343’s Communication Committee are: Tina MacPherson, Pauline Fitzgerald, Casey Oraa, Kelly Belbin, Tanya La Rush and Vanitha Ethiraju. The Committee’s mandate is to provide the means for our membership to stay informed on the news and happenings in Local 343. Our methods of communication...

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Constitution Committee

COPE Local 343’s Constitution Committee members are: Lorraine Boucher, Casey Oraa and Guled Waresame. The Constitution and by-laws is the governing document for COPE Local 343 and its Executive Board. It must comply with the COPE National Constitution. Changes can be made to COPE Local 343’s Constitution and by-laws...

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Education Committee

The Committee members are: Vanitha Ethiraju, Tanya La Rush, Kevin Mayers, Casey Oraa and Guled Warsame. COPE Local 343 is committed to the empowerment of our members by providing education through workshops, and panels/plenaries at our Conventions and Annual General Meetings. In addition, our Local encourages members to participate in...

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Resources

Constitution & Bylaws CONSTITUTION & BYLAWS 2017 (.pdf) BARGAINING UNIT BYLAWS TEMPLATE (.doc) Policies & Procedures LOCAL 343 POLICIES AND PROCEDURES GUIDE (.pdf) LOCAL 343’S RATIFICATION/STRIKE VOTE POLICY (.pdf) LOCAL 343 DISCRIMINATION AND HARASSMENT POLICY (EFFECTIVE JUNE 5, 2016) (.pdf) Stewards’ Symposium 2012 Materials CONFLICT RESOLUTION CURRICULUM (.doc)...

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Convention/AGM

Attn: All Chief Stewards, Stewards and Bargaining Unit Chairs     We’re pleased to announce Local 343’s 2019 Convention, which is being held:   COPE Local 343’s Biennial Convention  April 2019 Saturday, April 13 & Sunday, April 14, 2019  InterContinental Hotel Toronto Centre 225 Front Street West, Toronto, Ontario, M5V...

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