Potential CUPE 59 Office Purchase

TO MEMBERS OF CUPE LOCAL 59:

There is an opportunity to attend one of the below information sessions to discuss the potential purchase of an office building for CUPE Local 59.  This will also be discussed and voted on at the CUPE 59 AGM on October 5, 2019.  The building in consideration is 106 33rd Street East.

The sessions are:

Wednesday, July 31st from 12 noon – 12:30 p.m. in the Greenhouse Conference Room  (1101 Avenue P North)

Tuesday, August 6th from 12 noon – 12:30 p.m. at City Hall (Committee Room E)

In Solidarity,

Office Purchase Committee

CUPE Local 59

 

**Please copy and post this notice for all members of CUPE Local 59 to see**

All notices are also posted at www.cupe59.ca under News

Notice to Submit Bylaw Amendments for AGM

TO ALL MEMBERS OF CUPE LOCAL 59:

The 2019 Annual General Membership Meeting will be held on Saturday, October 5th at the Saskatoon Inn & Convention Centre (2002 Airport Drive) in the Canadian Room.

Bylaw Amendments / Notice of Motions need to be submitted to the Recording Secretary @ cupe59@sasktel.net or internal mail to the CUPE 59 Office, no later than Friday, August 9, 2019 in order to be included in the upcoming AGM.

In Solidarity,

Executive Committee

CUPE Local 59

ELECTION RESULTS

 TO ALL MEMBERS OF CUPE LOCAL 59:

 

The following are the official election results held yesterday, June 13, 2019 as reported by

Elections Chairs, Nils Sundby and Dawn Haubrich:

 

General Vice President

Jason Dziadyk – 157

Dave McKee – 222   ELECTED

 

Recording Secretary

Brian Lutzer – 193    ELECTED

Laurie Pilkey – 185

 

Area Vice President, Police & Fire Protection Services

Jasmine Calix – 29

Sharon Schaefer –  38    ELECTED

 

In Solidarity,

 

Elections Committee

CUPE Local 59

VOTE TOMORROW – THURSDAY, JUNE 13 – Election Times and Locations

TO ALL MEMBERS OF CUPE LOCAL 59:

 

As per the Local’s Bylaws, elections will be held TOMORROW (THURSDAY, JUNE 13):

 

Attached is the June 12, 2019 email from Marno McInnes, HR Director:

2019 Election Day Voting Letter From HR Director

AVP Police Voting

Employees who are required to work on the day of the CUPE 59 Election must vote prior to their shift starting, during the employees’ lunch hour or authorized break, after the end of the employees’ shift or request and obtain an approved Leave of Absence.

 

Voting will take place at the following locations and times:

 

Lakewood Civic Centre – Meeting Room

From 6:15 am to 9:00 am

 

City Hall – Committee Room E

From 10:15 am to 1:00 pm

 

Vic Rempel Yards – Greenhouse Conference Room

From 2:00 pm to 4:10 pm

 

Police Station – Community Room

From 4:45 pm – 7:00 pm

 

The following positions will be voted for on:

 

General Vice President

Jason Dziadyk

Dave McKee

 

Recording Secretary

Brian Lutzer

Laurie Pilkey

 

Area Vice President, Police & Fire Protection Services

Jasmine Calix

Sharon Schaefer

 

REMINDER: For voting purposes, we will be going by the seniority list and the Department members are listed under – the City has provided this list.  It is posted on www.cupe59.ca

NOTE:  Any members working in POLICE must show their I.D. badge in order to vote for AVP Police.  Please see attached Bylaw amendment – motion was passed at the 2014 AGM as well as approved by CUPE National.

 

In Solidarity,

 

Nils Sundby and Dawn Haubrich

Election Co-Chairs

CUPE Local 59

Executive Compensation Committee Information

At the CUPE 59 Annual General Meeting, a motion was passed to establish an Ad-Hoc Committee to research funding options for CUPE 59 Executive Board positions. The Committee shall present recommendation(s) to the Executive Board by April 30, 2019.

 

Recommendations were presented to the CUPE 59 Executive and the next step is to present the findings to the general membership.  The Committee has set out a communication plan to do this, including two information meetings in June.  Please feel free to attend ONE of the following meetings – no need to register:

 

Thursday June 20, 2019 at 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm

Lakewood Civic Centre, Multipurpose Room (holds 60 people)

OR

Tuesday June 25, 2019 at 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Cosmo Civic Centre Theatre (holds 100 people)

 

FOLLOWING the meetings, information and membership feed-back will be distributed to the Membership.

The next step will be the development of appropriate motions to present at the October, CUPE 59 Annual General Meeting (AGM).

 

In Solidarity,

 

Executive Compensation Committee

CUPE Local 59

CUPE SK SPONSORSHIP FOR SFL KIDS CAMP ON AUG 10 – 16, 2019

MEMORANDUM_SPONSORSHIP FOR SFL KIDS CAMP AUG 10-16_2019_June 5_2019

2019_SFL_Summer_Camp_Brochure_and_Registration

CUPE Saskatchewan is offering two (2) sponsorships for CUPE member children to attend the upcoming Saskatchewan Federation of Labour’s Summer Camp on August 10 to 16, 2019, at Shekinah Retreat Centre Near Waldheim, SK.

 

The sponsorship is intended to assist with the financial cost burden associated with camp attendance. Sponsorships are available for members of CUPE Local Unions affiliated with CUPE Saskatchewan Division who are not otherwise eligible for other subsidies that may be available through their local.

 

SFL Summer Camp begins the afternoon of Saturday, August 10, 2019, and ends the following Friday, August 16, 2019.  The camp addresses challenges facing youth including social justice and equality issues. It combines learning with cooperative recreation activities and fun. Young people between the ages of 13-16 who are children of union members are eligible to attend.

 

To apply for a sponsorship, please submit an email or letter to the attention of the Secretary-Treasurer c/o Jodi Reavley at the CUPE Saskatchewan Division Office: j.reavley.cupe@sasktel.net

 

Upon application, please indicate the full name and CUPE Local Union number of the parent/guardian making application and the name(s) of youth camper(s) seeking registration financial assistance. Please also complete the camp registration form (available at: www.sfl.sk.ca/events/summer-camp).

 

Applications for sponsorship should be submitted by June 24, 2019. 

 

In solidarity,

 

NATHAN MARKWART

Executive Assistant, CUPE Saskatchewan Division

3725 E Eastgate Drive REGINA SK S4Z 1A5

Tel.: (306) 757-1009

Candidate Newsletters – Election

TO ALL MEMBERS OF CUPE LOCAL 59:

 

As per the Local’s Bylaws, elections will be held on Thursday, June 13, 2019.  Attached are the three (3) candidate newsletters that have been submitted by the deadline of May 22.

 

The following positions will be voted for on Thursday, June 13, 2019:

 

General Vice President

Dave McKee – Dave McKee GVP

Jason Dziadyk

 

Recording Secretary

Brian Lutzer

Laurie Pilkey

 

AVP Police and Fire Services

Sharon Schaefer – Sharon Schaefer AVP Police & Fire Services

Jasmine Calix – Jasmine Calix AVP Police & Fire Services

 

Voting will take place at the following locations and times:

Lakewood Civic Centre – Meeting Room

From 6:15 am to 9:00 am

 

City Hall – Committee Room E

From 10:15 am to 1:00 pm

 

Vic Rempel Yards – Greenhouse Conference Room

From 2:00 pm to 4:10 pm

 

Police Station

From 4:45 pm to 7:00 pm

 

As per June, 2018 email from Marno McInnes, HR Director:

Employees who are required to work on the day of the CUPE 59 election must vote prior to their shift starting, during the employees’ lunch hour or authorized break, after the end of the Employees’ shift or request and obtain an approved LOA.

 In Solidarity,

Nils Sundby and Dawn Haubrich

Election Co-Chairs

CUPE Local 59

Election Candidates

TO ALL MEMBERS OF CUPE LOCAL 59:

The following candidates are running in the upcoming election on Thursday, June 13, 2019 for CUPE 59.

Please note:  where there is only one candidate who put in a nomination form for a position, that position is automatically acclaimed by that candidate.

General Vice President

Dave McKee

Jason Dziadyk

 

Recording Secretary

Brian Lutzer

Laurie Pilkey

 

AVP Community Services (except Parks)

Kevin Ariss – Acclaimed

 

AVP Police and Fire Services

Sharon Schaefer

Jasmine Calix

 

Trustee (3 year term)

Judy Krause – Acclaimed

 

Candidate Newsletters

 

For the benefit of all candidates running in the election, as well as for the members voting, all candidates are invited to submit an article to outline their ideas and platform for the membership.  The articles will not be edited and will be distributed to the membership as written by each candidate.

 

Voting will take place at the following locations and times:

Lakewood Civic Centre – Meeting Room

From 6:15 am to 9:00 am

 

City Hall – Committee Room E

From 10:15 am to 1:00 pm

 

Vic Rempel Yards – Greenhouse Conference Room

From 2:00 pm to 4:10 pm

 

Police Station

From 4:45 pm to 7:00 pm

As per June, 2018 email from Marno McInnes, HR Director:

Employees who are required to work on the day of the CUPE 59 election must vote prior to their shift starting, during the employees’ lunch hour or authorized break, after the end of the Employees’ shift or request and obtain an approved LOA.

 In Solidarity,

Nils Sundby and Dawn Haubrich

Election Co-Chairs

CUPE Local 59

Sunday, June 23 Forestry Farm Fun Day!

TO ALL MEMBERS OF CUPE LOCAL 59:

CUPE 59 Forestry Farm Fun Day!

Sunday, June 23, 2019

9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

SASKATOON FORESTRY FARM PARK & ZOO

Includes gate and zoo admission, fishing permits and lunch

*** YOU HAVE TO PRE-REGISTER TO GET INTO THE PARK*** Forestry Farm Registration Form

Please note:  this function is open to

CUPE Local 59 members, members partner and members children.

If other family members (including Grandparents) would like to attend,

the prices for park admission are as follows:

$12.00 Adult, $7.00 Youth, Family $25.00, Age 5 and under Free

If you and your immediate family are planning to attend this function,

please complete the attached form and return it via:

Email: cupe59@sasktel.net  OR  Fax: 306-652-6992  OR  CUPE 59: c/o mailroom – City Hall

ALL FORMS MUST BE RECEIVED BY JUNE 11

Forestry Farm Map