Mandatory mediation continued through the week of December 10th. The parties have agreed to continue mandatory mediation with dates scheduled through January, 2019.
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.
Sisters, brothers and friends in CUPE 1975, On behalf of all of the Presidents of the CUPE locals in the Universities sector in BC. I send you solidarity in your fight for fairness and respect at the bargaining table. Thank you for your courage to hold strong to protect your pensions. We stand with you and are cheering you on … Read More
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
RALLY IN THE BOWL DECEMBER 10TH TIME: 12:00 NOON TO 1:00 PM LOCATION: The Bowl (West side of Peter McKinnon Bldg.) SPEAKERS: Paul Moist, Past President CUPE National Tom Graham, President CUPE Saskatchewan FREE THERMAL MUGS FOR FIRST 300 PARTICIPANTS HOT CHOCOLATE WILL BE GIVEN OUT TO ALL WHO COME OUT! LET’S MAKE A LITTLE NOISE!!!!!!!!
Thanks goes out to Cathy Fulcher, CUPE 1975 member, who has volunteered to walk around campus asking members to sign a support card for negotiating a fair contract. After decades of hard work and paying into the pension plan, the dedicated people who make U of S work need to know that they can count on their pension in retirement. … Read More
Strike Headquarters Secured December 1st To keep members updated please be advised of the following: The Union and the University are still involved in Mediation and are also working on shutdown protocol. Both parties have agreed that we will not share any of our talks. We do however, have some information we can let you know about. Job action … Read More
On December 10th the CUPE 1975 members will be having a “Rally in the Bowl”. Free travel mugs to first 300 people who attend along with hot chocolate for everyone. CUPE 1975 University Employees’ Union welcomes all Students, Faculty, Staff and Guests. Speakers will include: Tom Graham, President CUPE Sask. Tom was an employee of the City of Saskatoon and … Read More
Mediation continued on November 16, 2018. Your committee presented a comprehensive counter offer to the Employer for their consideration. We met through the mediator for most of the day, but have not reached an agreement. Mediated discussions are continuing, while we continue with the mediated process. The parties have agreed not to share the contents of our respective proposals. We … Read More
We thank ASPA for their continued support! Please see attached memo sent to CUPE 1975 Negotiating Team. Please see attached letter from ASPA below. ASPA 18.11.15 letter of Support-1