CUPE 1091 Out Of District Scholarship 2020

NON-DELTA RESIDENT SCHOLARSHIPS. Three (3) $500 scholarships are available for children and/or grandchildren of CUPE Local 1091 members who live outside the Delta area. Applicants must have attended a Public Secondary School outside of Delta and have plans to go on to post-secondary education.no later than 4:00 pm on Friday, September 11, 2020.

The scholarship committee is comprised of the Local’s three elected Trustees. They will determine the scholarship winners and will report to the membership at our September 19th General Meeting.

Wages past April 30

Rod Allnutt, Director of Human Resources, has just sent an email to all district staff about the continuation of wages past April 30.
For CUPE staff, this means that if you are in a continuing position or a posted Temporaryt position, you will continue to be paid as long as you are doing work as assigned by your supervisor or manager.
If you are unsure of your status, or if you have questions or concerns, please contact me directly.

In Solidarity,
Patti Price
President, CUPE 1091

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CUPE BC News

Fort St. James municipal workers ratify first collective agreement

FORT ST. JAMES - Municipal workers for the District of Fort St. James have unanimously ratified their first collective agreement. After nearly nine months of negotiations, members of CUPE 4951-02 have achieved a huge step forward in job security and fairness in the workplace.

http://www.cupe.bc.ca/fort_st_james_municipal_workers_ratify_first_collective_agreement

June 20th: Support political prisoners in Iran

BURNABY—In recognition of June 20th as the International Day in Support of Political Prisoners in Iran, CUPE BC is joining the campaign Free Them Now (FTN) for a day of action that will call on labour and human rights organizations around the world to support the movement to free all jailed workers and political prisoners in Iran.

http://www.cupe.bc.ca/june_20th_support_political_prisoners_in_iran

CUPE National News

Workers in developmental services get hours cut during COVID-19 pandemic

In the attempt to limit the spread of COVID-19 the Government of Ontario recently introduced restrictions to limit the number of agencies that frontline workers can be actively employed in; however, the government’s actions made workers in developmental services fall through the cracks. The workers, who support people with disabilities, report significant cut to hours due to new rules, and the government and employers have not stepped up to increase full-time positions.

Bilingual Human Resources Assistant Director

The Canadian Union of Public Employees is Canada’s largest labour union with over 700,000 members across the country, with offices in more than 70 locations and an annual operating budget of over $200 million.

Applications are invited for the bilingual position of Assistant Director, Human Resources to work in the Human Resources Department at the National Office located in Ottawa, Ontario. If you meet the qualifications listed below, we invite you to email your resume and cover letter to our Human Resources department at: careers@cupe.ca.

CUPE Nova Scotia to host Anti-Black Racism Panel Discussion

CUPE Nova Scotia is proud to be hosting a virtual discussion panel: Anti-Black Racism Within Our Union. Join us on Wednesday, July 8 at 7 PM AST (6 PM EST) on Zoom!

The discussion will be moderated by the very talented artist, educator and activist EI Jones.

Panelists include: 

  • Calvin Scott, African NS student support worker
  • Yolanda McCLean, CUPE National diversity vice-president
  • Donna McCarthy, CUPE NS Human Rights Committee co-chair

Join the Webinar!

Majority of NB nursing home workers ratify new agreement

Today, the majority of the New Brunswick Council of Nursing Home Union (NBCNHU) members approved the tentative agreement reached between their bargaining team and the provincial government.

Over the last two weeks, the 51 nursing homes represented by the NBCNHU participated in the ratification process of the tentative agreement that was reached on May 26, 2020. The 6-year deal covers the period between October 2016 to October 2022.