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Mike Christensen

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Brother Christensen has been a Teamster since 1996.  Participating in the only strike in Local 464’s history, Mike knows the positive effect of strong Teamster leadership in action.

With his passion for safety, Mike has served as the sole Labour Representative on the Board of Directors for Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC (MSABC), the leading occupational safety organization in British Columbia.  Focusing on safety as well as education Mike has completed studies in the following areas:

Occupational Health and Safety Levels 1 & 2

Occupational Hygiene

OHS Committee Effectiveness

Incident Investigation

Facing Management

Collective Bargaining Levels 1 & 2

Labour Law Conferences, CLC Conferences

Teamsters Dairy Conferences, Teamsters Bakery Conferences, Teamsters Canada and International Conferences

Facilitator of Local 464 Shop Steward Training Seminars

Serving the membership as an Officer of the Local, Mike had held the position of Trustee on the Local’s Executive Board as well as President before being elected to his current role of Business Representative.

As a Business Representative, Mike’s sole purpose is to protect the membership and provide the highest level of service possible.  Mike has participated in negotiating collective bargaining agreements for every member that we represent as well as engaging in several arbitration hearings.

A fierce defender of members’ rights, Mike brings strength and leadership that our membership expects from our Local.

 

Contact Mike team464admin@telus.net

Testimonial

- Dave S

“They have demonstrated the dedication and leadership that
our Local requires. They have always provided sound counsel, support, and frank
discussion on matters involving the members, contract negotiations and our
Local.“ 

- Bruce Tillapaugh –Shop Steward. Island Farms, Victoria

"I was there when we brought the Union in. The first-time contract they won for us was unbelievable. It changed the quality of my life. I am now a Shop Steward and enjoy working with my Union and looking after my fellow workers. "

- Paul Landrecht - Shop Steward. Island Farms Dairy.