Job Action Update #5

Picket Requirements
391 members are asked to picket for 20 hours per week between Sunday and Saturday. A picket shift is 4 hours. Members can do up to two shifts per day. Nuances of your situation (such as vacation, mobility) should be included on your initial registration form.

Picket Locations for Wednesday, August 1st, 2007
Pickets will be up at every branch (except Riley Park and Carnegie) from 9 am to 1 pm. Pickets will be up at Central between 8 am and 8 pm.

Travel Between Pickets
Travel time between locations is included for those doing picket duty at multiple sites on the same day.

Knitting in Solidarity
At Central, some 391 members are knitting hats for people in need. Please bring yarn and needles either to donate or participate.

Hardship Committee
CUPE 391 is establishing a hardship committee to look at ways to assist our members. Leave your name and phone number at the registration table if you would like to be on this committee.

Do not use your VPL email account during the strike.

Please use this order of contact to get answers to your questions about job action.
1. Picket captains on the front line
2. Union office: 604-322-4879
3. Strike headquarters: 604-872-2647
4. E-mail: