IFPTE Local 161
National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
Today we remember and mourn the loss of 14 women murdered in 1989 at Montréal's École Polytechnique, just because they were women... read more
New and Noteworthy
From The Office
TEAM Board Election Vice-President
There will be an election for the office of TEAM Vice-President. The candidates are Qwin De Brant and Mike Taylor... read more
URGENT Appeal for Action Citys VoIP Contract
On Wednesday November 20th, Winnipeg City Council will be voting to accept or reject the recommendation of its Administration to award the City Of Winnipeg’s landline VoIP contract to an out-of-province provider. TEAM-IFPTE Local 161 will make a presentation before Council, advocating on behalf of our members outlining where we feel there were problems in the tendering criteria and decision making process. We are asking for your support... read more
New and Noteworthy
From The Office
In the News
TEAM Annual General Meeting 2013 Webcast
The webcast has now concluded.
Call for Nominations TEAM-IFPTE Local 161 Board
In accordance with Bylaw 14 - Election Procedure, the Election Committee seeks nominations from members for positions on the TEAM-IFPTE Board. Nominations must be received by the Election Committee by November 15, 2013... read more
IFPTE statement on the Washington Navy Yard shootings
Click to read a statement from President Junemann in response to the Washington Navy Yard shootings.
Eye Exam Reimbursement for TEAM Members
You can now claim up to $80 every two years to have your eyes examined... read more
2013 TEAM Scholarship Awards
Each year, TEAM - IFPTE Local 161 awards up to six scholarships of $750.00 each to first year post secondary students enrolled in university, community college, trade school or an apprenticeship program.
The 2013 deadline is September 27th. For further details of the awards and eligibility criteria click here.
Call-out Pay for TEAM Members
Effective Monday, August 12, 2013 all past practices concerning pay for responding to a call-out where the work is performed remotely will cease, and the new rules will apply... read more
Ratification e-Vote Results
The Chief Returning Officer advises that the Memorandum of Agreement dated July 16, 2013 was accepted by a majority. 82.5% of employees in TEAM’s jurisdiction voted.
Negotiations Update - Tentative Agreement Reached
Our Negotiating Committee has reached a tentative agreement with MTS on a revised Collective Agreement. Key aspects include... read more
Negotiations and Strike/Lockout Information
A quick reference list of negotiations and strike/lockout related documents and memos... read more
Directors Making Comments about TEAM
A number of members have expressed concern that their Directors are making comments about how TEAM conducts itself during negotiations in an attempt to undermine the relationship between TEAM and its members... read more
Strike Vote Results - 82.8% authorize strike action
By an overwhelming majority TEAM members have given our Negotiating Committee a strike mandate... read more
Negotiations Update - Response to Kelvin Shepherd's Email
TEAM Negotiations Update - Response to Kelvin Shepherd's Email... read more
TEAM Strike/Lockout Manual
As promised the TEAM Strike/Lockout Manual is now available here.
Pension Lawsuit Video Webcast TEAM et al. v. MTS et al.
Our lawyers did an excellent job in representing us before a panel of seven Supreme Court justices... read more
Bob Linsdell, TEAM Executive Director attended the MTS Annual General Meeting of Shareholders ...read more
Negotiations Update TEAMs Proposals
Negotiations Update MTS Offer
After reviewing our monetary proposals for a day, on Friday MTS submitted their monetary offer to your Negotiating Committee ...read more
Personal Leave Days
Statement on Sandy Hook School Shooting
IFPTE statement on the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting ...read more
Bargaining Survey Results
Complete results of the bargaining survey are now available; please click here to view the results.
Report to TEAM Members IFPTE Convention 2012
Unpaid Overtime an Issue for Employees & a Liability for Business
Bill C-377: An Attack on Canada's Unions