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Day of Mourning Ceremonies – Friday, April 28, 2017


April 28 is recognized every year as the National Day of Mourning across Canada for respecting persons killed or injured in the workplace or died of an illness resulting from their work. It is also a day to commit each and every one of us to eliminate workplace illness and injury.


The City of Winnipeg together with our Civic Unions and Associations invite all civic employees to attend one of the Day of Mourning Ceremonies being held at various City worksites on Friday, April 28, 2017.


For more information, please visit CityNet - Day of Mourning


Please consult with your supervisor if you wish to attend one of these ceremonies. Your supervisor will determine whether your attendance at one of the ceremonies can be accommodated without undue impact on service delivery.


Thank you,


Roberta Marsh
Senior Manager, HR Services
 

If you're an Operator with Winnipeg Transit we need to hear from you. Take a few minutes to send an email to admin@atu1505.ca explaining what happened to you.

After Brother Fraser's death.  A class from Luxton School, which is very close to North Garage.  Made a book of condolences to show support for our Operator's.

Irvine Jubal Fraser GoFundme Page (Feb.15)

Please donate what you can to help support the family.  2 GoFundme page's have been setup.

https://www.gofundme.com/transit-drivers-for-jubals-family


https://www.gofundme.com/irvine-fraser-memorial-fund

It is with heavy hearts and great sadness that we confirm one of our Operators, Irvine (Jubal) Fraser was involved in an altercation during the early hours of February 14, 2017 and he has since succumbed to his injuries. The Winnipeg Police Service is currently investigating. Read more >>>

A Winnipeg bus driver is being thanked by hundreds of people on social media after something he did on a route was noticed by a passenger and posted on Facebook. Read more >>>

A 'Thank You' to transit drivers could go a long way (Aug.16,2016)

 

The disturbing incident of the passenger spitting on a Winnipeg Transit driver last week occurred at the same time I was doing research into how often riders said "thank you" when exiting a bus.

A "Thank You" to Transit drivers could go a long way

 

Man arrested after spitting on, fighting with Winnipeg bus driver

The Canada Pension Plan (CPP) is operated by the federal and provincial governments, so why would a human resources or benefits professional need to explain them to employees?

 

Seasoned HR professionals know many employees seek them out for information on more than just their own company’s policies and benefits. The CPP, although government-operated, is actually an employee benefit for retired and disabled workers. The employer and employee each contribute 4.95% of the employee’s wages for this benefit.

The Winnipeg Civic Employees' Benefits Program is proud to introduce a Pension Estimator for its members and future beneficiaries.  Try it and see how small changes throughout your career can change things.

 

                             Click here to go to the Pension Estimator


As of January 1st, 2017, ATU Local 1505 member's Benefit coverage will be handled through Manulife.  You should have received a package in the mail and that package contained how to access your benefit information on the Manulife website.

https://www.manulife.ca/campaigns/plan-members.html Read more >>>

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