CUPE 59 contract has been approved by City Council – Leisure Cards

TO ALL MEMBERS OF CUPE LOCAL 59:

 

CUPE 59 contract for January 1, 2017 – December 31, 2018 has been approved

by City Council (Ratification Package – September 20, 2018).  We are working with the

Employer to confirm when the new pay rates will take effect and when back

pay will be paid out.

Just a reminder that shift differential, boot allowance and the pilot

program for medical leave will be effective thirty (30) days following

ratification (September 20, 2018).

There is a pilot program for CUPE 59 employees to increase the discount from

25% to 50% for Individual and Family Leisure passes.  CUPE 59 employees also

receive 25% on Bulk tickets.

CUPE 59_LeisureCard Discount Poster

This pilot program is now in effect and will expire on September 30, 2019

unless renewed by the parties.

The terms of who is eligible for the discount, are CUPE 59 employees have to

be working with the City for three (3) consecutive months.  Employee status

must be active when applying for the subsidization. These are the original

terms of eligibility when the Leisure card discount was first put in place.

The contract will expire on December 31, 2018 and a bargaining survey will

be sent out to the membership in the near future.

In Solidarity,

Executive Committee

CUPE Local 59

Tentative Bargaining Agreement Reached – September 20, 2018

TO ALL MEMBERS OF CUPE LOCAL 59:

The following are the official Ratification results held on Thursday, September 20, 2018, as reported by the Ratification Chairperson, Dawn Haubrich:

Start Ballots:       600

Unused:               341

For:                       192

Against:               67

Spoiled:                0

CUPE Local 59 membership has ratified its new Collective Agreement for January 1, 2017 – December 31, 2018.  Please find attached the Ratification Package.  The Ratification Package will be posted to the CUPE 59 website in the near future.

On September 24, 2018, a report will go to the City Council Meeting recommending ratification of the CUPE Local 59 Collective Agreement.

In Solidarity,

Executive Committee

CUPE Local 59

Ratification Package – September 20, 2018

Tentative Bargaining Agreement Reached

TO ALL MEMBERS OF CUPE LOCAL 59:

This is to advise all members that a tentative two year Bargaining Agreement (January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2018) has been reached with the Employer.

A Ratification Meeting will be held on THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 20 at TCU Place – Grand Regal Room (35 – 22nd Street East) commencing at 7:00 p.m.  Members will have until 9:00 p.m. to cast their ballot.

There is NO provision in CUPE Local 59 Bylaws for advanced polling or proxy vote.

If the Contract is ratified by CUPE Local 59, it would then go to City Council on September 24, 2018 for approval.

 

In Solidarity,

Executive Committee

CUPE Local 59

NOTICE OF RATIFICATION September 2018

Blue Cross Committee

TO ALL MEMBERS OF CUPE LOCAL 59:

The Blue Cross Committee requires two new members and is seeking interest from the membership to become part of the team.  Members indicating interest will need to be available during the whole year and will require some work time and possibly (though very rare) personal time for meetings or assigned work.  If you are interested in becoming part of the team, please submit the following information to the CUPE 59 office by September 25th:

Name and contact info

Department/Division you work for

Job status – Full Time/Part Time, Permanent/Seasonal/Casual

Are you married?

Do you have dependent children?

Any availability restrictions?

Reason for wanting to be in the Committee

 

In Solidarity,

Blue Cross Committee

CUPE Local 59