Pension FAQ 2018 – Your pension questions answered!

cupe1975Bargaining, Negotiations/Bargaining, Pensions

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS What kind of pension plan do we have? You have a Defined Benefit (DB) pension plan. This type of pension plan promises you a set amount of annual pension throughout your retirement. The specific provisions and calculations are available in your member pension booklets. DB plans are the best type of pension for workers because they provide … Read More


cupe1975Bargaining, Pensions

CUPE Local 1975 Bargaining and Pension Update April 17, 2018 Your bargaining committee has been working on your behalf to achieve a collective agreement.  You have given us a strong mandate for no concession bargaining.  We have now concluded discussions about non-monetary items.  We are pleased to report that those discussions went well, and we have been able to make … Read More

Update on negotiations


Thank you to all members who attended the recent pension information sessions facilitated by Kevin Skerrett, CUPE National’s pension’s advisor.   We hope you found the sessions informative and gained a better understanding of your pension plan and the challenges that lay ahead for our union members.   For those of you who could not attend the meetings, a video will be … Read More