PSAC member Brian Lancaster/ Brian Lancaster, membre de l’AFPC

PSAC member Brian Lancaster/ Brian Lancaster, membre de l’AFPC


hi there I’m Brian Lancaster I’m here at Rideau Carleton Raceway future home of hard rock I’m a member of the une union of national employees which is a component of course of the Public Service Alliance of Canada on the bargaining team we just finished bargaining with hard rock international the company that’s come in here and taken over operations and the tough round of bargaining but we were able to secure some increases for the membership for the next four years and all in all I think it went pretty well certainly it was a lot easier than the previous round dealing with OLG the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation Hard Rock was certainly you know more let’s just say more I guess more employee kind of friendly the neurology was realizing the importance of the employees I think to a successful business and made it a little bit easier I guess in terms of the challenges we face now as a union here is to just try to increase the the amount of participation in the usual shops the words that’s always been a big struggle here to get shop stewards to get employees to become active in the Union and hopefully with this last round of bargaining a lot of the newer employees a lot of the newer dealers which is a new position here in the last year there’s over 100 dealers and hopefully some of them will will get on board and join the Union and because there’s more strength and strength in numbers and as we need to do right now really focus on building the user

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