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Local 6

Local staff are busy negotiating renewal collective agreements for members employed by BCR Electric Limited, Cirrus Management Contracting Limited, M.W. Coating Systems Ltd., Provincial Construction Limited, Rankin Construction Inc., and SKM Electrical Services Inc. The local is pleased to have recently renewed a collective agreement with Randen Electrical Systems based in Beamsville, Ontario.

In December, Brent Smith and Cam Beldman attended the CLAC National Convention as Local 6 delegates. Assembled delegates from across Canada convened to consider reports from locals across the country, receive and review financial statements, and approve of business proposals and resolutions tabled for National Convention business.

The Local 6 Board met on February 21 and received reports of ongoing bargaining unit activities.

Your Local 6 Board

Brent Smith, President, Rankin Construction Inc.

Cam Beldman, Vice-President, Schilthuis Construction Inc.

Paul Messina, Treasurer, Demik Construction Company Ltd.

Mark O’Grady, Secretary, Demik Construction Company Ltd.

Sean Belzner, Member at Large, Schilthuis Construction Inc.

Nic Euler, Member at Large, Ontario Redi-Mix

Lance Silva, Member at Large, O’Connor Electric

Local 52

The Local 52 Board met on February 6, 2024. Local staff reported that they continue negotiations for approximately 12 companies represented out of the Mississauga, Cambridge, and Sudbury Member Centres and provided the board with specific details.

Local staff also reported on four collective agreement settlements that have been ratified and walked through the details of each with the board. The board was also updated on each of the special cases and organizing initiatives that local staff are involved in.

The board reviewed the financials of the local along with the training opportunities that are available to members. It was noted with appreciation the number of local members who received Working at Heights and WHIMIS 2015 training.

The board’s delegates to the CLAC National Convention, held in December, reviewed their experience. The board also welcomed David Houston to the local representation team in Sudbury. The next regularly scheduled meeting and annual general meeting will be held sometime in May 2024.

Your Local 52 Board

John Schenk, Secretary (Romag Contracting Ltd.)

Jacqueline Myers, Member at Large (North Frontenac Telephone Haliburton Corp.)

Jane Penchion, Member at Large (Wallwin Electric Services Limited)

Christian Cummings, Member at Large (Maple Reinders Constructors Ltd.)

Luis Silva, Member at Large (Montana Electrical Contractors Ltd.)

Jeffrey Da Cruz, Member at Large (Chandos Construction Ltd.)

Local 53

The Local 53 Board regularly meets quarterly, having convened on February 2 as the winter meeting. The spring second quarter board meeting is scheduled for April 26. At the April meeting, the board will receive the audited 2023 financial report from BDO Dunwoody. The board will determine a summer date and occasion for the 2024 annual general meeting.

Local 53 staff are busy negotiating several spring renewal collective agreements for members including those employed by

Camlis Electric, Dielco Electric Ltd., Expert Electrical Solutions Inc., Hardie Industrial Services Inc., Looby Construction Limited, Pro Electric Inc., Shamrock Mechanical Solutions Inc., and Viewcon Construction Ltd.

A first collective agreement is being negotiated for newly joined members at Arcon Electric Ltd. in London. The local is pleased to have recently renewed collective agreements for members employed by Besterd Mechanical in London, C.J. Bondy Plumbing in Amherstburg, Lor-Don Limited. in London, and McLean Taylor Construction Limited in St. Mary’s.

Harold Chordash and Sean Clemens served as Local 53 delegates at the CLAC National Convention in December.

Your Local 53 Board

Sean Clemens, President (Liftsafe Engineering & Service Group)

Miranda VanRooyen, Vice-President (VanRooyen Earthmoving Ltd.)

Brad Mead, Treasurer (Pro Electric Inc.)

Dennis Preszcator, Secretary (J.M.R. Electric Ltd.)                   

Dave Knapp, Member at Large (Graceview Enterprises Inc.)

Larry Mote, Member at Large (J.M.R. Electric Ltd.)

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