Question of the Day

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Q: Am I allowed to take bathroom breaks outside of my regularly scheduled break times? A: Though it is preferred you take your bathroom breaks during your scheduled break time, you ARE permitted to take bathroom breaks during your shift. To ensure your area is maintained in your absence, inform your supervisor and co-workers that you will briefly be away.  If … Read More

QUESTION OF THE DAY – VACATION/PRE-SCHEDULED SURGERIES

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  We continue to receive several questions in regard to vacation and pre-scheduled surgeries.  We have presented this question in negotiations on two separate occasions.  We have yet to receive an answer.  This decision is in the hands of the employer.  If you require an answer to this question, please contact your manager and/or Department head.    

QUESTIONS OF THE DAY!

cupe1975Questions of the Day

The following questions have been asked by many of you.  In the event job action commences, we have asked the employer to provide a response to the following questions.  We will update you when we receive a response.  If we have missed anything, please feel free to contact the union office:   Subsidized Bus Pass:  Since our last meeting, I … Read More

QUESTION OF THE DAY:

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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.  

QUESTION OF THE DAY FOR OCTOBER 31, 2018

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Question of the Day I attended the “You Talk, We Listen” event yesterday and filled out a form with my contact information on it. Some of my colleagues were unable to attend and are worried that things won’t be in place in the event of a strike. What other options are there to complete this form? First of all, thank … Read More

QUESTION OF THE DAY FOR OCTOBER 11, 2018

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QUESTION: I WAS HOPING TO TAKE A HOLIDAY IN THE UPCOMING MONTHS: What would happen if the union went on strike prior to me going on holidays?  Would I be paid by the University any holiday pay?  Would I get strike pay? Answer: Firstly, all holidays need to have prior approval from your manager.  Once your holiday is approved, and … Read More