Kids Christmas Party INFORMATION

TO MEMBERS THAT HAVE REGISTERED FOR THE CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS PARTY:

(cut-off to register was November 20th)

Please note the below restrictions from the Fieldhouse as the new track is in place:

No street shoes, food or drink will be allowed on the track.

Food/drinks will be served in the concession area.  Registration will be on the track.

If you have registered but are unable to attend, please make arrangements for a co-worker to pick-up the gift on your behalf.

See you Sunday (December 1) from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

 

In Solidarity,

Executive Committee

CUPE Local 59

On-line Voting Survey

TO ALL MEMBERS OF CUPE LOCAL 59:

The Trustees’ are investigating the possibility of a third party electronic voting system for CUPE Local 59 Elections. We would like to get the Membership’s input regarding on-line voting.

Please take a couple of minutes to complete the following survey.

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Cupe59Voting

Deadline to submit the on-line survey is December 13, 2019.

Thank you for your input,

 

The Trustees’ for CUPE Local 59

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

Notices are also posted at www.cupe59.ca under News

2019 CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS PARTY

TO MEMBERS OF CUPE LOCAL 59:

The Children’s Christmas Party will be held on:

Sunday, December 1st, 2019

Saskatoon Field House

11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

(Includes Lunch, Apollo Jumpers, Face Painting,

Photobooth, Balloon Animals)

Santa will also be there!!!

Below is the link to the on-line registration form:

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/cupe59christmas2019

**The link is also posted on-line at www.cupe59.ca

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION IS NOVEMBER 20th

As a reminder, the cut-off age for gifts is up to and including 10 years of age as of December 31.

Please Note:  If you have registered for a gift but are unable to attend, another member can pick-up the gift on your behalf OR you can pick-up gifts on

Monday, December 2nd at the CUPE 59 office between 8:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. (#301 – 125 5th Ave N – door code 18).

***PLEASE MAKE ARRANGEMENTS ACCORDINGLY GIFTS ARE TO BE PICKED-UP ON DECEMBER 1st OR 2nd ONLY***

In Solidarity,

Executive Committee

CUPE Local 59

Office 306-652-6963

CUPE 59 CLOTHING OPPORTUNITY

TO ALL MEMBERS OF CUPE LOCAL 59:

The Executive Committee would like to offer all members the opportunity to purchase items with the CUPE Local 59 logo embroidered on them.  The Union is assisting with subsidizing 50% of the cost (up to 2 items per member).  We will be coming out to the following locations for any interested members who would like to get sized and order:

Tuesday, November 12          11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  Avenue P – Greenhouse Conference Room

Wednesday, November 13     11:30 am – 1:00 pm  City Hall – Committee Room E

Friday, November 15              11:30 am – 1:00 pm  City Hall – Committee Room E

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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.

Read more…

UPDATE – Leisure Passes and Medical Leave Pilot

TO ALL MEMBERS OF CUPE LOCAL 59:

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

 

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

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