Thank you!

cupe1975Bargaining Updates, Uncategorized

Thank you to all the members who came out to support the press conference and receive clarity on some issues they had. A big thank you to the other locals unions on campus who came out and voiced their support for our fight and to acknowledge that they too, had similar issues and concerns with management at the University. As … Read More

Special Meeting with Press Conference

cupe1975Bargaining Updates, Negotiations/Bargaining, Uncategorized

Special meeting with a press conference.  Further to this we will be having another special members meeting in late March for those who were unable to attend the last special members meeting.  This meeting will address some outstanding issues pertaining to bargaining. Tuesday, February 26th Noon-1p.m. Room 1B11 Health Sciences Building  

Essential Services Update

cupe1975Bargaining Updates, Negotiations/Bargaining

  The University has filed an application with The Saskatchewan Labour Relations Board to rule on whether or not they fit the definition of an Essential Services employer.                                                                  … Read More


cupe1975Bargaining Updates, Uncategorized

On January 24, 2019, your bargaining committee informed the Mediator that we are at impasse.  The following is a breakdown of the outstanding proposals. Please click on link. Comparison outstanding proposals Jan 24, 2019 FINAL (9) (website)    


cupe1975Bargaining Updates, Uncategorized

Talks Break down as U of S tables 3 year wage freeze and removal of retirement security for CUPE 1975 members.  Please read the Communique below which will explain the Union’s position. Communique Final Union Pension Proposal Dec. 12_ 2018 (4) Union’s Counter Monetary Offer Nov. 16, 2018 Employers latest offer to settle Mediation jan 23_2019  

January Update

cupe1975Bargaining Updates

Hopefully you had some time for rest and relaxation and to reconnect with family and friends over the break.  Thank you to all who joined us at the HQ in Sutherland for our open house just before the break.  Donuts, hot chocolate, and good company were a great way to kick off the break! Negotiations are continuing throughout January.  Bargaining … Read More

Mediation update

cupe1975Bargaining Updates

Mediated discussion occurred November 1st.  The employer provided your bargaining committee with a new proposal.  This is not a final offer.  Your committee is considering the proposal and will be putting forward a counter proposal at the next mediated session on November 16, 2018.  The parties have agreed not to share the contents of the proposal while we are in … Read More


cupe1975Bargaining Updates, 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