Thursday, October 30th, 2014 running from 3:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. with a social to follow at 7:00 p.m. Location: one of the meeting rooms within the Ramada Hotel, the host hotel of NADC
NADC provides a travel grant to eligible locals. The form has to be filled out and returned as per the information on the form by October 10th, 2014. Yes there is a wrong date on the form, please ensure you have it submitted by October 10th, 2014.
The 2014 Fall NADC school will be held in Prince George, October 27th – 31st at the Ramada Hotel. This will be a special NADC school with a special focus on Stewards and courses that will appeal to Stewards.
For a full list of the courses, registration forms and information about the classes please check out the CUPE Education Web Site
Further information about the Ramada can be found on their website. Please call and book rooms early as possible. Mention your booking is with NADC / CUPE to get the best rates.
Locals 105 and 2950 combined efforts to put together the spring school in Prince Rupert. The courses were well attended and as has been the practice for the past few years, the AGM was held on Thursday afternoon. Quorum was not an issue and the meeting proceeded quickly.
Elections were held and Lily Banchard from CNC was elected 1st V.P. and Michelle Montemurro as second V.P. Paula Cox was elected as the Central Area Vice President
Shawn Durocher was elected as the young worker
CUPE locals #105 and #2052 have combined with NADC to host a banquet dinner. It will be Thursday Feb. 27th in the BC room at 7:00 p.m. or as closely after the AGM as possible. We have the numbers from the conflict resolution, Steward learning series and the Mental Health issues course and we are at 43 so far. If you are attending the Parliamentary Procedures and haven’t been counted yet please contact any of the NADC Exec or txt 250-614-6532 with your name and if you are coming.
There is now 45 people being training in such maters as Conflict Resolution, Steward Learning Series and the Assisting Members with Mental Illness in the workplace.
This week will see 45 Union Activist’s from northern BC in Prince Rupert for training in a wide variety of subjects such as stewarding, workplace stress, conflict resolution and others. There will be 10 CUPE staff and instructors providing the sessions. It is estimated between hotel rooms, meals, facility rentals and incidentals that over $100,000 ( earlier estimates were lower but didn’t factor in all the hotel rooms ) will be spent in Price Rupert by the end of classes.
The Learning about First People’s course has been cancelled due to a lack of people registering for the session. There is space in the other two day classes if people want to still attend NADC but take in a different class.
The Northern Area District Council (NADC) Executive has decided to re-examine the NADC scholarship process; as such, it will not be possible to award the scholarship this coming NADC school.
The intention is to have the scholarship committee elected (three positions) at the February NADC general meeting and put them to work immediately so a scholarship can be awarded before the 2014 university/college school year begins. Information about the criteria with a June 1st, 2014 deadline will be placed on the NADC website.
If you are interested in letting your name stand for the scholarship committee, please put your name forward at the Thursday, February 27th NADC general meeting. If you are unable to attend the meeting, please send an e-mail to the Recording Secretary, Caroline Sewell (firstname.lastname@example.org) prior to the meeting.
Northern Area District Council
The required travel grant form for the 2014 Spring NADC school in Prince Rupert has been posted to the website under the documents section. Something being strictly enforced this year is the completed form and all supporting paperwork must be submitted by the cut-off date of February 10th, 2014. Either mail the paperwork in advance or scan and email them to
Maureen Hummel, Treasurer, NADC email@example.com