Hello Everyone Thanks for making yesterday’s rally such a success. I think it sent a strong message. Listed below Media articles and photos. https://thestarphoenix.com/news/local-news/u-of-s-support-workers-union-rallies-to-send-a-message-before-new-contract-talks-2 https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatoon/cupe-u-of-s-rally-1.5063257 https://globalnews.ca/news/5073528/cupe-university-saskatchewan-pensions/ Here the web story from CUPE.ca: https://cupe.ca/over-thousand-people-rally-outside-u-s-board-governors-meeting-demand-fair-deal-cupe-1975-members Photos: https://cupe-my.sharepoint.com/:f:/g/personal/tdonaldson_cupe_ca/Eu_lKoxaEDJGvP474HKOldgBbvlwjYg2u7LcImRK-0Zckg?e=gy59Rb
Photo taken at the Board of Governor’s reception on campus on March 18th. Craig Hannah, President CUPE Local 1975 and Peter Stoicheff share greetings. CUPE 1975 Members: Please join your Negotiation team today at our noon hour rally! If we make a little noise someone might just listen to us! Meet at Nobel Plaza in front of the … Read More
A new date has been set for Bargaining with the University Friday April 5, 2019 has been confirmed. Look for updates on the website and Facebook after this date.
Thank you to everyone who attended the March 11th Special Membership Meeting. Please take the time to read the attached document put out by our CUPE 1975 Bargaining Team. A big thank you must go out to Mark Janson, CUPE National Pension Expert and Ann Iwanchuk, our CUPE National Servicing Rep. Click on following link: March 11 Special Meeting Update on … Read More
CUPE 1975 members are working harder. Students and square footage of buildings on campus have grown significantly over recent decades. But CUPE 1975 job numbers haven’t grown at all. Senior Administrator positions, on the other hand, have doubled over this time! What’s our reward for working harder? Your employer is proposing to gut your collective agreement with massive wage and … Read More
Please be advised that CUPE Local 1975 has had to postpone our bargaining session with the University that was scheduled for March 15th. Our National Representative had a death in her family and the funeral is on that day. We are in the process of securing an alternate date.
CUPE 1975 Members Special Negotiations Update Meeting Date: Monday March 11, 2019 Time: 4:30 pm Room: 1150 Health Sciences Lecture Theatre (next to Tim Horton’s Coffee) Agenda: Pensions Discussions/Expert Mark Janson from CUPE National in attendance (Come out, and meet Mark Jansen, the man behind the voice at our last update meeting) Wage discussion Labour Board Hearings – impact on … Read More
Negotiations Update! It is CUPE’s desire to achieve a collective agreement at the bargaining table. CUPE has reached out to the University of Saskatchewan through the mediator, with a request to meet, and the employer has agreed to return to the bargaining table. It is CUPE’s intent to have discussions with the Employer about questions and concerns they have raised … Read More
On Thursday, Feb. 28th the Labour Relations Board heard arguments from CUPE and the University regarding whether or not the U of S is an essential services employer. The Labour Relations Board determined they needed a full hearing before they could make that determination. Dates for the hearing have been scheduled for March 26-28.