Dear Sector 16 Members:
As you may be aware our collective agreement will be expiring on December 31, 2018. We held a Pre-Bargaining Conference on June 1st and 2nd, 2018 and we will now proceed with the Final Demand Set Meeting (FDSM) scheduled to take place on Saturday, September 15, 2018.
The FDSM has been arranged in accordance with Sector 16 Negotiating Procedures and Bylaws, which are attached for your information and reference.
Date: Saturday, September 15, 2018 9:30 am to 4:30 pm
Hotel: Delta Hotels by Marriott Toronto East, 2035 Kennedy Road, Toronto, ON M1T 3G2
Registration: Saturday, September 15, 2018 8:30 am to 9:30 am
We would like to remind you that all Locals should be scheduling their Local Demand Set meeting in accordance with Section 3 of the Negotiating Procedures.
All proposals must be adopted by a majority vote of the local membership at your Local Demand Set meeting and signed by the delegate(s) to the FDSM. Forward your locals proposals with the supporting documentation to the Collective Bargaining Department at OPSEU Head Office no later than Tuesday, September 4, 2018. They can be scanned and emailed to Negotiator Mirla Alvarado Fenn at firstname.lastname@example.org or faxed to 416-448-7469 ATTN: Mirla Alvarado Fenn
Detailed instructions from the bargaining team regarding the process for submission of proposals will be provided in a separate e-mail no later than Monday, July 23, 2018.
The delegates/alternates that attended the Pre-Bargaining Conference shall be the same delegates and alternates to attend the Final Demand Setting meeting, except in extenuating circumstances.
Please make every effort to ensure that members from your Local are represented at these meetings.