2019 Educational Assembly

 

 

 

When:

May 16 - 18, 2019

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Where:

Holiday Inn Marquette
1951 US 41 West
Marquette, MI 49855
(906) 225-1351
Fax:  (906) 228-4329
Room Rate and Reservations: $95.00 (plus applicable taxes (6% state & 6% room assessment)
Mention you are with the Michigan Postal Workers Union to get the block rate. Block is good until April 28, 2019.
   

Registration:

$100 before April 30, 2019

$125 after May 1, 2019

   

   
Itinerary** Class Instructor, Facilitator, or Responsible Individual Room 
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
12:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Registration Darren Joyce Hotel Lobby
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. MPWU Executive Board Meeting Superior
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. MPWU Retiree Chapter E-Board Mtg Paul Browning 107
6:00 p.m. - Midnight Hospitality 498/499 Area Local Hosting (Potluck) Lounge
Thursday, May 16, 2019
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Registration Darren Joyce  Hotel Lobby
8:30/9:00 a.m. - Noon (approx) General - Open Session Various Speakers (National Officers and Guests) Ridge/Lake
Noon - 1:00 p.m. Lunch (On Your Own) (See Registration Table for Options at Restaurant) Restaurant
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Privatization Judy Beard Iron
Health Plan and Organizing John Marcotte & Anna Smith Copper
Q&A w/National Officers Various Officers in Attendance Ridge/Lake
MVS Breakout Michael Foster 107
Medicare Becky McIntyre Superior
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Secretary/Treasurer Training Darren Joyce Superior
6:00 p.m. - Midnight Hospitality (COPA Pizza Night) 498/499 Area Local Host (Hospitality Room) Lounge
MPWU Retiree Chapter - Pizza Night for COPA Lounge
Friday, May 17, 2019
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. General - Open Session Various Speakers Ridge/Lake
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Mock Grievances (Part 1) Amy Puhalski & Roscoe Woods Lake
Postal Inspectors & OIG Curtis Walker & Willie Mellen Copper
Article 2 - Filing Grievances for Disparity Treatment/Discrimination; Protecting the Rights of Pregnant Employees. James Stevenson Ridge
Preparing for Retirement Joe Gordon Iron
Noon - 1:00 p.m. Lunch (On Your Own) (See Registration Table for Options at Restaurant) Restaurant
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Mock Grievances (Park 2) Amy Puhalski & Roscoe Woods Lake
Duty of Fair Representation Curtis Walker & Willie Mellen Copper
Clerk Craft Q&A Lynn Pallas-Barber Ridge
Motor Vehicle Craft Breakout Rico Cameron Iron
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Secretary/Treasurer Training Darren Joyce 107
6:00 p.m. - Midnight Hospitality 498/499 Area Local Host (Hospitality Room) Lounge
6:00 p.m. - ??? Pub Crawl 498/499 Area Local Host (sign-up at registration) Lounge
6:00 p.m. - ??? Marquette City Trolley Tour 498/499 Area Local Host (sign up at registration) Lounge
Saturday, May 18, 2019
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. General - Open Session Various Speakers Ridge/Lake
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Documenting Clerk Craft Grievances Linda Turney Ridge/Lake
Maintenance Q&A Curtis Walker Copper
Dealing with Difficult People Willie Mellen / Sharyn Stone Iron
Noon - 1:00 p.m. Lunch (On Your Own) (See Registration Table for Options at Restaurant) Restaurant
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. OWCP Keith Combs Copper
Discipline Curtis Walker & Willie Mellen Iron
Thrift Savings Plan James Walsh Ridge/Lake
Motor Vehicle Craft Breakout Rico Cameron 107
Adjournment of the Assembly Drive Safely Home
5:00 p.m. - Midnight Hospitality 498/499 Area Local Hosting (Barbeque) Lounge
**NOTE:  Times are NOT definite.  As with anything, timing is based on accommodating speakers and training.