Should we strike, do we still get full benefits (medical/dental, etc)? Any benefits you currently enjoy now (medical,dental, etc.) would be still in place. The university would continue to administrate them and send the bill to CUPE National who would pay the premium.
What can the union do to me if I decide to cross the picket line and work? In the CUPE (Canadian Union of Public Employees) Constitution which CUPE 1975 adheres to the articles below will be put into place: Offences B.11.1 A member who does any of these acts is guilty of an offence against this Constitution. (There are 14 … Read More
Over 700 signed postcards were collected in support of the “Paws off Our Pension” campaign. For those of you who haven’t had the opportunity to sign or submit a card you can visit the CUPE1975 office in room 21 McLean Hall during normal business hours. Thank you to all who signed cards!
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On November 29, 2018 Elections were held for two representatives to sit on the CUPE Local 1975 Executive. The elected members were as follows: Rene Jacob, Caretaker Arts and Erwin Marbella, Building Service Technician.
Scott Beck who was a former member and worked in controls. In the past year he worked for Environmental Controls at the U of S. A celebration of Scott’s life will be held on Saturday, December 1, at 2:00 p.m. at the Saskatoon Funeral Home (338 – 4th Avenue N). Full obituary listed at: http://thestarphoenix.remembering.ca/obituary/scott-beck-1071598182
Most university offices and services will be closed for the holidays this year beginning on December 24, 2018 until January 1, 2019. Employees who would normally be scheduled to work on December 24 will receive this day off with regular pay, and will not need to work the time in advance or use vacation time, banked EDO’s, time in lieu or overtime. … Read More
CUPE 1975 MEMBERS Please note that the General Membership meeting which was to be held September 25, 2018 has been moved up one week to Tuesday September 18,2018 From 12:00 to 1:00 pm. The meeting will take place in Room 1B11 Health Sciences Bldg. We will go through the Agenda and also have important update information in regards to Negotiations. … Read More
CUPE has set up an easy way to enter your emails on our website. Located on the lower right hand side of this website a box which contains a sign up for email updates is listed. Enter your personal email address NOT your University email. You will then receive a request to your personal email box asking you to subscribe … Read More