To resolve some issues, the parties had the support of a mediator before submitting the agreement to a vote of the members. The resulting three-year collective agreement, which members ratified on August 7, 2020, contains a number of improvements in pay and other working conditions. Members will see additional paid leave each year of the term of the contract. The statutory leave allowance is now counted as hours of work for overtime calculations. In addition, the leave allowance is now charged on the future delimitation of the holidays. All CUPE members work under the protection of a collective agreement called a collective agreement. Your local union negotiates the terms of the agreement. Elected local union leaders also work with the employer to resolve workplace issues. If you have questions about your rights in the workplace, the best person you can talk to is your steward or local leader. You will know the details of your agreement. If you want a copy of your collective agreement on paper, talk to your trustee. If you don`t know who your administrator is or how to contact your office, contact the CUPE office near you. Members will benefit from many monetary improvements.

Training premiums increase from 75 cents to $1 an hour. The EU committee has negotiated an enhanced shoe premium, which, according to the classification, will make available to workers between $200 and $400 per year. A BIG THANK YOU TO OUR MEMBERS. . Your efforts and commitment are truly appreciated. Did you know that? Can you find us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter? In addition, you can also sign up to receive monthly e-newsletters from your Union. A brochure to help you answer some of the most common questions when you are injured in the workplace. Learn more about the discounts and services you have as a member of the EU.

Income assistance for Coronavirus Pandemic Protocol for Staff Access Grand Erie Schools and Administrative Buildings – Clerical Staff and LRTs Union Negotiating Committee: Union Stewards Joy Abbott and Jordan Barber, Chief Steward Sherry Jackson, Chuck Marr of the Maintenance Department and Union Representative Mike Mattioli. Members benefit from an improvement in the adjustment of employer contributions for their pensions. Starting in 2021, the employer will compensate 100% of the 1% of workers` contributions and 50% of the next 2%. Previously, the employer had only 50% of the first 3 per cent of contributions. With regard to health and social benefits, the EU negotiating committee maintained the status quo and opposed some of the employer`s costly concessions. Payment information for LTO and Casual employees – EMPLOYER RESPONSE Do not hesitate to contact your union representative if you need help.