Dealing with Distressed People in the Workplace

CUPE #3799 partnered with Human Resources to bring forward a brown bag lunch time session on dealing with distressed people on the front line. Dr. Glen Schmidt gave an excellent presentation about: How do you diffuse angry individuals? How do you deflect anger?; How to communicate effectively with persons in various emotional conditions, including depressed, drug-induced, psychotic, etc.; Recognize the source of anger; How not to personalize the direction of anger; and How to be aware of your Read more [...]

January general membership meeting – nomination results

Good day, The general membership meeting on January 30th, 2013 was a nomination meeting for positions on the CUPE Local 3799 Executive Board. Some positions were elected by acclamation: President – Caroline Sewell; Chief Shop Steward – Dale Laluk; Trustee Three Year – Annick Pereira. The position of Recording-Secretary was vacated by Dawn Gonzalez and remains vacant at this time. This position will be open for nominations at the February 27th, 2013 general membership meeting. Sergeant-at-Arms Read more [...]

General Meeting – Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

Good day, This upcoming general membership meeting on Wednesday, January 30th, 2013 is going to be a busy meeting! With the January meeting comes the call for nominations for various positions on the Executive Board, with the addition of one position usually nominated in the even years; the floor is open for nominations for: President, Recording-Secretary, Chief Shop Steward, Sergeant-At-Arms and a 3-Year Trustee position. The Executive have appointed an Elections Committee which will be in charge Read more [...]