Your help is needed. Period.

Periods might be tough to talk about sometimes, but they are just a fact of life. Monthly menstruation products are a basic necessity. Nobody should have to pick between feeding their family and being able to afford basic hygiene products. But if you’re living in poverty, access to products can be challenging. For homeless youth or women living on the…

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Seasons Greeting from Local 951

Welcome friends and warm seasons greetings.   I would like to take this opportunity to reflect on the last 6 months. To say hitting the ground running would be fair statement as of my first day in office, your bargaining committee meet to prepare for a meeting with the employer on July 3rd to commence our current round of bargaining.…

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Enjoy Retirement, Joan

Yesterday was Joan Peterson’s last work day with UVic and our local 951.  Joan’s seniority dated back to 1973 but she had been working at UVic since 1968.  Joan worked in the Metadata unit of Collection Management Services, UVic Libraries, where she spent many year contributing to the cataloguing of significant works stored in the Special Collections and University Archives…

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