United Steelworkers Local 2010

January 2017 Membership Meeting Details
Add this date to your calendar and join us later this month to hear the latest News & Events of your Local Union.
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 | 12:05pm | KINE Building | Room 101

USW Local 2010 is now hosting District 6 (D6) Education Courses in our Union Office here at 154 Albert Street.  Let us know if you are interested in registering for a course by emailing contact@usw2010.ca for registration information.  D6 Course information can be found at: http://www.usw.ca/districts/6/education.

New Steward/Return To Work (RTW) Representative Structure
We have revised our Steward/RTW Rep Structure. Click here to review the details and update your records. Your Steward/RTW Reps assist you in handling complaints, attending discipline meetings, filing grievances, layoffs, harassment investigations, as well as providing advice, advocacy and overall general support. To find out who your Steward/RTW Rep is and how to contact them, click the link above.

Tri-Awards Celebration | February 27, 2017
Each year the Equity and Human Rights Office gives out awards in the areas of equity, human rights and accessibility. This year in honour of the 175th anniversary of Queen’s, the Equity Office is focusing on alumni as recipients of these awards.

In addition to handing out the awards on February 27th, 2017 each of the recipients will be giving a brief talk on the topic of Equity, Human Rights and Accessibility – What Does It Mean To You?   Click here for more details. Please RSVP to the Equity Office (equity@queensu.ca) by February 16, 2017 if you wish to attend.

The Academic Assistants are still in Bargaining/Conciliation!


Bargaining Committee – Academic Assistants
Local 2010-01 | Support your Committee
Jane Russell Corbett, Unit Chair | Julia Savage, Member | Lori Vos, Member | John Goldthorp, USW Staff Representative

Assisting the Bargaining Committee
Briana Broderick, Vice-President, 2010 | Kelly J. Orser, President, 2010

Watch Twitter and Facebook for updates! 

Bargaining Reference Sheet for Academic Assistants
For a quick guide to the bargaining process please see our Bargaining Reference Sheet below. Currently, we are in the second stage of the bargaining process referred to as conciliation. Click on the image below for more details.


Collective Agreement
A copy of our Collective Agreement (CA) is posted online for your reference at:
http://usw2010.ca/member-resources/collective-agreements-and-seniority/.  This CA is in effect January 1, 2015 to December 31, 2018. Article 29 of the CA provides Members with an electronic copy of the contract, but you can request a printed copy from HR if you wish. Please contact your Client Services Advisor in HR by email if you would like a printed copy.  Email us at contact@usw2010.ca if you have any questions.

Thank you Steelworkers!
Steelworkers Donate $1,000 to Community over the Holiday Season
For the third year, Local 2010 remembered the Family and Children Services (FLA) Tree of Hope campaign.  Picture: Executive Director Steve Woodman (FCS of FLA) and Kelly Orser President.

USW Local 2010 Does it Again!
Steelworkers Donate $6,000 to Food Banks in Kingston Area this Holiday Season
The Gananoque Food Bank, Kingston Food Sharing Project, Partners in Mission Food Bank, and Martha’s Table all received $1,500 this morning from the USW Local 2010 Humanity Fund. Cheques were presented by Jill Hodgson, Humanity Fund Representative and John Goldthorp, USW Representative on behalf of the Local. Thanks Steelworkers!presentation1