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UNITED STEELWORKERS LOCAL 7619

WHO WE ARE

The United Steel Workers Local 7619 represents members of the Highland Valley Copper Mine in British Columbia, Canada. Our members are men and women of diverse training and cultural background. We are proud of our diverse membership – it represents the diversity of Canada.

    The membership of Local 7619 can rely on the strong and democratic leadership of their elected committees and Local Executive, which continues to work hard and has diligently supported our membership through the years. Every Steelworker has a voice and a vote because it’s the members who run the union.

     Local 7619 is continuously working on improving job security, a healthier and safer place to work, and addressing issues pertaining to our membership. We have been able to bargain one of the best Collective Agreements in Canada.

Choosing the Steelworkers means joining 250,000 other members in the most diverse private sector union in Canada.

 

 EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

Local 7619 is represented by an Executive Committee. This committee is elected every three years by the HVC membership in an open and secret ballot election. Below is our current executive for the 20015-2017 period.

 

PRESIDENT  –  Kyle Wolff

 

VICE PRESIDENT  –  Gary Winslow

 

RECORDING SECRETARY  –  Iain Thistlethwaite

 

FINANCIAL SECRETARY  –  Lidys Garcia

 

TREASURER  –  Denny Karsten

 

TRUSTEES  –  Tim Scallon, Dan Hammond, Darren Parkes

 

GUIDE  –  Rory Skinner

 

OUTSIDE GUARD  –  Roch Joly

 

INSIDE GUARD  –  Jason Arnold

 

HEALTH AND SAFETY COMMITTEE CHAIR  –  Dave Court

 

GRIEVANCE COMMITTEE CHAIR  –  Jeff Jewell

 

WOS COMMITTEE CHAIR  –  Melanie McConnell

 

CONTRACTING OUT CHAIR  –

 

SOAR CHAPTER 25 OF RETIREES PRESIDENT  –  Jim McCarthy

 

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