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Newsletter Radiation Testing

Dear

Brothers and Sister,

During negotiations, one of the topics discussed was the use of Dosimeters to protect the safety of our Screeners. After a long fight the company finally agreed to test one machine in Terminal 1 YYZ that was reported by the health and Safety Committee that may pose the most amount of radiation as, the X-ray Operator is placed closest to the shroud.

As a result, on July 18th 2018 the IAMAW (Health and Safety committee), Steelworkers, Gardaworld, Catsa and Radiation Experts participated in a radiation testing exercise.

The results of the reading are yet to be released, however once the results of the testing are confirmed the IAMAW will share the information with the screeners immediately. We are hoping that the results are positive and it can be proven that there is no Health and safety hazards while our screeners are working on a day to day basis. If the findings show it is unsafe due to radiation leakage, further ideas will be discussed on how to improve the safety of the screeners.

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DISTRICT LODGE 140 EXECUTIVE BOARD ELECTIONS

Dear Brothers and Sisters:

Executive Board Elections will be held at our upcoming DL140 Convention being held in Halifax,
Nova Scotia on Tuesday and Wednesday, October 23 and 24, 2018.

There are to be nine (9) Board Members to be elected – one (1) from “Air Transport”, one (1) from “Service” and one (1) “At-Large”, from each of the three (3) Regions. The Western Region includes British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. The Central Region includes Ontario. The Eastern Region includes Quebec and the Atlantic Provinces.

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Election Results Terminal 1 Shop Steward

The following are the results for the Terminal 1 Shop Steward Election:

Bro. Tayeb Lharti
Bro. Umberto Mastromani
Sis. Yasemin Guido
Bro. Sorin Tarnovean
Bro. Keith D’Souza
Sis. Mandeep Rai
Bro. Hassan Jama
Sis. Lissa Nevins
Bro. Henry Guzman
Bro. Thomas Marco Eski
Bro. Gurmej Singh
Bro. Kassem El-Khatib
Sis. Veronica Zavala

The term of office is June 01, 2018 to May 31, 2021.

We would like thank all the participants, the membership who voted and congratulate the newly elected YYZ Terminal 1 Shop Stewards.

 

In Solidarity,
Caterina Barone
Recording Secretary

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