2010 Member Halloween Photo Contest!
Are you, your children, friends or pets planning on dressing up this Halloween?
USW Local 2010 is running a Halloween Costume Contest.
Simply submit your photo to firstname.lastname@example.org, with your contact information and indicate which of the following categories you are applying for. The photos will be posted on Facebook for our membership to ‘like.’
Best child’s costume (under 18)
Scariest costume (open to all)
Most original costume (open to all)
Best group costume (open to all)
Best dressed pet (open to all non-human members of the family)
The photo with the most ‘likes’ in each category will win a $20.00 gift certificate!
Deadline for submitting photos:
Tuesday November 4, 2014
Voting will open Wednesday November 5, 2014 at 12 noon and close November 12, 2014 at 12 noon.
Winners will be announced on Facebook and Twitter. Winners can pick up their prizes in the union office, 144 Barrie St, second floor.
Municipal Election Candidates
After an extensive survey performed in conjuncture with the Canadian Labour Congress, the Kingston District Labour Council identified the following municipal candidates as having labour friendly policies and a good understanding of the social issues currently facing out city. Our Brother, Richard Allen, a member of Local 2010, has been identified as the endorsed candidate for Countryside! Please get out and make your voice heard on October 27, 2014!
Job Evaluation and Pay Equity Rally
Total Success!! We had over 100 people show their support at our job evaluation and pay equity rally today!! A special shout out to CUPE 229, Steel 343, PSAC 901, QUFA, 1302 CUPE, QUSA and everyone else who came out to show their support!
Thank you to our area coordinator Peggy McComb, and organizer Omero Landi for their unwavering support.
Most importantly thank you to all 2010 members who showed up today.
We are planning a rally on Thursday, October 2, 2014 in front of Richardson Hall at 12:00 noon. We will have signs, music and a free lunch!
Come out, bring your friends and family, and show your support !
Centralized Waste Collection Schedule
Queen’s has released a Custodial Care Program Overview and Custodial Care Program Do’s and Don’ts to inform staff about custodial duties and the frequency that those duties will be completed based on the type of space according to the new centralized waste program.
Please familiarize yourself with these documents.
Winner of a United Steelworkers Postsecondary Scholarship
Kate DuQuesnay, is the daughter of USW 2010 member Catherine, who works at the School of Medicine. Kate graduated this year from Regiopolis Notre Dame Catholic High School where she was Band President. She plays the alto, baritone and tenor saxophone as well as the bass clarinet. Kate received an entrance scholarship to the Chemistry program at the University of Guelph and is eventually hoping to work in toxicology or food safety. She is continuing her involvement in music as a member of the University of Guelph Concert Wind Ensemble and the Jazz Ensemble. The topic for Kate’s USW Scholarship essay was, “Is there a role for unions today?”