BARGAINING SURVEY RESULTS 2016

2016 BARGAINING SURVEY RESULTS

 

Dear CUPE 59 Members,

 

Our current Collective Agreement expires at the end of December, 2016. The CUPE 59 Executive is seeking a fair negotiated settlement that addresses the priorities of our members.

 

Below are the survey results (533 surveys completed but not all questions were answered)

 

 

ISSUES

Not Applicable Not Important     Important Very

Important

Improvements for shift differential 274 100 89 70
Improved job/employment security 27 78 215 200
Deferred Salary (ie. Work for 4 years at reduced salary to take the 5th year off with reduced salary) 81 220 163 52
Improving Family/Pressing Necessity

Leave (ie: care for sick child or parent)

22 56 215 227
Improved Vacation Benefits 25 75 236 195
Improved Compassionate Leave 5 107 239 169
JJE Equal value objective – equal pay for work of equal value (page 128 of the CA) 39 85 237 156
Increase Wellness Benefits (employee currently gets a 25% subsidy off the purchase of a Leisure Card) 15 153 206 147
Clothing & Protective Equipment Allowance/Boot Allowance 179 94 150 98
Covering the Education Leave/Leave of Absence Policy in the Collective Agreement 41 139 224 113