Membership Update

TO ALL MEMBERS OF CUPE LOCAL 59:

 

SENIORITY LIST

Attached is the updated seniority list as of October 22, 2019.  This list is generated by Human Resources.  If you have any questions regarding your seniority, please contact Thai Hoang at thai.hoang@saskatoon.ca

 

JOINT SCHOLARSHIP

Congratulations to Jackson Hardy (96.5%) and Esprit Farmer (96.2%) who are the successful recipients of the CUPE 59 / City of Saskatoon Joint Scholarship Program for the year 2019 (there were 9 applicants).

Jackson is attending the University of Saskatchewan in the Arts and Science Program.  His Mother, Valerie Hardy, works in the Construction and Design Division.

Esprit is attending Dalhousie University in the Environmental Sustainability and Community Design Program.  Her Mother, Karen Farmer, works in Recreation and Community Development.

CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS PARTY – Sunday, December 1st at the Saskatoon Field House

On-line registration information will be sent out on November 5th (more information to follow)

 

ADULT CHRISTMAS PARTY Saturday, December 14th at the Western Development Museum

Tickets will be available on November 19h for $20 each (more information to follow)

 

CUPE 59 CLOTHING

Members have the opportunity to purchase items with the CUPE Local 59 logo embroidered on them.  Sizing will take place on November 12, 13 and 15.  A separate email has been sent out with the details.

 

CONTRACT

CUPE 59 and the City of Saskatoon have begun the next round of bargaining.  At our session on September 4, 2019, CUPE 59 requested an extension to the Leisure Pass subsidy while the parties continue to bargain.  The City has agreed to extend the Leisure Pass subsidy for a period of three (3) months from October 1, 2019 until December 31, 2019.

This program will end on December 31, 2019 or upon reaching our next tentative agreement, whichever comes first.

CUPE 59 also requested an extension to the Medical Leave Pilot while the parties continue to bargain.

The City is prepared to extend the Medical Leave Pilot for a period of three (3) months from October 1, 2019 until December 31, 2019. The conditions remain the same with the exception that the benefit is pro-rated for the period of three months. All other eligibilities will remain the same.

An eligible employee who is unable to schedule a medical appointment outside of their scheduled work time, shall be granted time off with pay. For the term of this extension, such time off with pay shall not exceed a total of:

Two (2) hours of accumulated sick leave credits for full-time employees. One (1) hours of accumulated sick leave credits for part-time and seasonal employees.

This program will end on December 31, 2019 or upon reaching our next tentative agreement, whichever comes first.

If you have any questions, please contact the CUPE 59 office at cupe59@sasktel.net.

 

In Solidarity,

Executive Committee

CUPE Local 59

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