I WANT TO FILE A GRIEVANCE!!

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I WANT TO FILE A GRIEVANCE!!! These are words we hear many times over the course of a week. Grievances are one of the least understood actions Union members can be involved in. The history of how grievances came to be is interesting and beneficial for people to know. Decades ago, in the hopes of creating better and safer work … Read More

Executive Elections 2020

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M E M O R A N D U M  To:                         CUPE LOCAL 1975 MEMBERS From:                    CUPE 1975 Office Date:                     October 20, 2020 Re:                        ELECTIONS FOR CUPE 1975 EXECUTIVE —————————————————————————————————————————– Please note that the following positions are up for renewal: President                    … Read More

Message from our Acting President

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Good afternoon fellow Union members, We have had some layoffs over the last number of weeks, and it continues to happen.  These layoffs were out of our control, but we were successful in Facilities to advocate for people to put their names forward to accept a voluntary lay off package.  32 people put their names forward and 32 people were … Read More

Message from our Acting President

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Greeting CUPE 1975 members, I hope this message finds you all healthy and safe. COVID-19 continues to impact many places in the world and we are no exception at the University of Saskatchewan. We have received many inquires about time lines and, unfortunately, I don’t think anyone has the answers to the question of “when will things return to normal.” … Read More

Pandemic Relief Form

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UPDATE:  THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO HAS APPLIED TO THE PANDEMIC RELIEF FUND.  WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS.  SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS HAVE BEEN NOTIFIED BY EMAIL.  To our members who are temporarily laid off and looking for relief, please see the form below in the attached link.  Fill it out and return to the CUPE office via email at your … Read More

Message from our Acting President

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Greetings CUPE 1975 members, Much has changed in the last two months since my previous message, but much has stayed the same. We have continued to be under the influence of COVID-19 both on campus and off. Many of you continue to worry and  watch other countries where relatives and family may be impacted. We wish Craig and his family … Read More

Service Canada Programs and Services

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We have been in touch with Service Canada and have some step by step directions on how to apply for their services. The first thing we do is go to Canada.ca and click on the link Coronavirus (COVID-19)  which takes us to a page where we would then click on ‘For Individuals’ then under this tab: Financial and economic support Under this tab we … Read More

Message from Bob Jones, Acting President

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Greetings Members of CUPE 1975, I hope that this message finds you all safe along with your extended family. We know that many of you have family members outside of Canada and North America and realize how stressful that must be for everyone involved. Many of you have received communication from the University in regards to temporary lay offs due … Read More

FAQ

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Here is a link to important information on recent events & changes to employment. You’ll need to go to PAWS, then click Employment Resources, then click on Employee Update then scroll down to the Q & A Section. https://paws5.usask.ca/#employmentresources Frequently Asked Questions How do I access the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB)? What is the university top up? How do … Read More