Cupe 59 Election

*REMINDER*

NOMINATION FORMS NEED TO BE RETURNED BY 1:00pm FRIDAY MAY 7, 2021

*FINAL NOTICE*

TO ALL MEMBERS OF CUPE LOCAL 59:

CUPE Local 59 will be holding our Election on THURSDAY, JUNE 10, 2021 via ON-LINE VOTING

On-line voting was approved by the Membership at the CUPE 59 AGM held on October 3, 2020

and approved by CUPE National.

The nomination form Fillable Nomination Form 2021  must be returned (by email or in person) to the Union Office by

1:00 p.m. on Friday, May 7, 2021.


The following positions are up for re-election:

Vice President

Recording Secretary

Area Vice President – Recreation & Community Development

Area Vice President – Police & Fire Protection Services and Remai Modern, TCU Place, SaskTel Centre

Trustee Position (3 year term)

Note:  All positions are for a 2 year term unless stated otherwise

As a reminder for the Area Vice President positions, you must work in the area in which you are submitting a nomination form, and only people working in, for example, Recreation & Community Development can vote for the Area Vice President of Recreation & Community Development.

Completed nomination forms need to be returned to the Union Office by 1:00 p.m. on Friday, May 7, 2021.

Signed forms can either be returned by email to cupe59@sasktel.net or in person at the Union Office (call 306-652-6963 to arrange a drop-off time)


In Solidarity,

Judy Krause and Nils Sundby

Election Co-chairs

CUPE Local 59

**PLEASE COPY AND POST THIS MESSAGE IN YOUR RESPECTIVE WORK AREA FOR ALL MEMBERS TO SEE**

2020 Joint Scholarships

2020 JOINT SCHOLARSHIP

Congratulations to Riti Nawroz (94.9%) and Kaleb Afseth (93.9%) who are the successful recipients of the CUPE 59 / City of Saskatoon Joint Scholarship Program for the year 2020 (there were 9 applicants).

Riti is attending the University of British Columbia in the Commerce Program. Her father, Shak Rahaman, works in the Community Services (Urban Biological Services).

Kaleb is attending BCIT in the Computer Systems Diploma program. His father, Laurie Afseth, works in Building Standards.

In Solidarity,

Executive Committee
CUPE Local 59

2020 AGM Meeting Notification

CUPE LOCAL 59 2020 ANNUAL GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING

Deadline for registration is September 29, 2020.

You must register to attend in person or virtually and advise as to which manner you will be attending.

For those that have registered to attend in person, the upcoming AGM on Saturday, October 3, 2020:

The CUPE Local 59 Breakfast and Annual General Membership Meeting will be on Saturday, October 3, 2020, at the Saskatoon Inn & Convention Centre – Ballroom C (2002 Airport Drive).

  • Breakfast will be a plated service from 8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.
  • AGM will commence at 9:00 a.m. (adjournment at 12 noon)
  • Babysitting will be reimbursed – receipts must be submitted to the Union office.

For everyone attending the meeting in-person, CUPE 59 will be adhering to all Provincial Covid-19 guidelines respecting social distancing, etc. 

CUPE 59 AGM Teams meeting quick tips

AGM Breakfast and Meeting

Annual General Meeting Report Package

TO ALL MEMBERS OF CUPE LOCAL 59:

The CUPE Local 59 Breakfast and Annual General Membership Meeting will be on Saturday, October 3, 2020 at the Saskatoon Inn & Convention Centre (2002 Airport Drive).

Due to the COVID-19 restrictions, we will be offering two options for attendance at the meeting: 

  • In-person attendance; and
  • Virtual attendance.

We are in the process of organizing the virtual appearance option and will update you once we have more information on this process.

Please RSVP your attendance by calling the CUPE Local 59 Office at 306-652-6963 or emailing cupe59@sasktel.net by Tuesday, September 29, 2020.  Please indicate if you will be attending in-person or virtually. 

  • Breakfast will be a plated service from 8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.
  • AGM will commence at 9:00 a.m. (adjournment at 12:00 noon).
  • Babysitting will be reimbursed – receipts must be submitted to the Union Office.

In Solidarity,

Executive Committee
CUPE Local 59

 

 

2020 Scholarship Poster

TO ALL CUPE 59 MEMBERS:

 2020 JOINT SCHOLARSHP

2020 Scholarship Poster – deadline to submit applications is September 30th, 2020.

CUPE 59 EMAILS

If you no longer wish to receive these emails or a member’s City of Saskatoon email address needs to be added, please create a ticket in the IT Service Manager system or call Client Support at 306-975-2911 for assistance.

In Solidarity,

Executive Committee

CUPE Local 59

**PLEASE COPY AND POST THIS NOTICE FOR ALL CUPE LOCAL 59 MEMBERS TO SEE**

Notices are also posted on the CUPE Local 59 website www.cupe59.ca

ELECTION RESULTS

TO ALL MEMBERS OF CUPE LOCAL 59:

The following are the official election results from Simply Voting held on July 9, 2020:

Secretary- Treasurer
Kendra Dyck – 308
Laurie Pilkey – 246

Trustee – 3 year term
Jocelyne Page – 306
Justin Wurmlinger – 233

In Solidarity,
Judy Krause and Nils Sundby
Election Co-Chairs

CUPE 59 Election

Good Morning Brothers and Sisters,

The Cupe59 General On-line Election is coming up this Thursday, July 9.  We have hired Simple Voting as a neutral third-party election provider. You should expect to  receive an email from vote@simplyvoting.com that contains their voting credentials.

Voting will be open on-line from 6:00 am until 7:00 pm on Thursday, July 9. 

 If you do not have access to a computer, please pre-register to vote at the CUPE 59 office by calling 306-652-6963.

If you do not receive an email from simply voting, please notify the election committee at this email Cupe59Election@gmail.com. We will be checking this email often once the voting credential emails have been sent out so we can do all that we can to ensure that everyone who wants to vote will be able to vote.

Thank you,

Judy Krause and Nils Sundby

Election Co-chairs

 

Notice to Submit Bylaw Amendments for AGM

TO ALL MEMBERS OF CUPE LOCAL 59:

The 2020 Annual General Membership Meeting will be held on Saturday, October 3rd at the Saskatoon Inn & Convention Centre (2002 Airport Drive). We have booked Ballroom C to accommodate the social distancing guidelines.

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, July 31, 2020 in order to be included in the upcoming AGM.

In Solidarity,

Executive Committee
CUPE Local 59

Simply Voting test

TO ALL MEMBERS OF CUPE LOCAL 59

After the test email from Simply Voting yesterday, we have discovered that a number of emails were not delivered. We have IT looking into the situation.

Thank you all for your patience,
Judy Krause and Nils Sundby
Election co-chairs

Election Test Email

TO ALL MEMBERS OF CUPE LOCAL 59:

In the next day or so, there will be a test email coming from Simply Voting to check on your email addresses. The on-line CUPE Local 59 Election will be Thursday, July 9.

Please check your spam and if it comes to there, please add the email address to your trusted emails so when the official vote email comes, you will be able to find it easily.

If you do not get an email, please email Judy (judy.krause@saskatoon.ca) or Nils (nils.sundby@saskatoon.ca) or the Cupe office(cupe59@sasktel.net) to let us know if you have not received an email and let us know what email you would like to use.

Supervisors, please ensure that your staff who don’t normally use corporate email check their email for this test email.

Thank you,

Judy Krause and Nils Sundby
Election Co-Chairs