How to get involved

6 Ways to Get Involved

Everyone’s lives are getting busier each day which makes it more challenging for local union’s to engage members. Here’s how you can get more involved with the local:

  1. Attend monthly membership meetings

    The meetings are held every 2nd Tuesday of the month at 5:00 p.m. at the Maritime Labour Centre auditorium. The meetings review executive and staff business, the local’s finances, updates on campaigns and initiatives in workplaces, and more.  Food and refreshments are provided as well as prizes are drawn at the end of each meeting – thank you for attending!

  2. Become a steward

    The local provides regular training to keep you informed and educated on how to deal with members and management. If there already is an active steward in your workplace, how can you help them to engage the other members?

  3. Join a committee

    If you are from an equity seeking group, or you are politically engaged, or you want to be more proactive with  health & safety issues in your workplace – join the committee that’s right for you.

  4. Run for an executive position

    Help shape this local to be the best it can be for its members

  5. Vote in the elections

    Have your say in who runs this local. Elections are conducted electronically to make is as accessible as possible.

  6. Attend a conference or convention as a CUPE 1004 delegate

    There are a number of conferences and conventions available to our members each year. If you are interested in attending, please email regarding your interest.