“Our members are the backbone of the University of Saskatchewan. We are pleased to have reached a fair agreement and look forward to continuing our work at the university,” said Hannah. working.usask.ca/agreements/cupe-1975/cupe-1975-table-of-contents.php The pension plan is also changing. Higher education institutions` contributions to the plan are set at 7% of salary by the end of 2020. It is then set at 7.5%. Member fees are equal to university fees. The possibility of a strike arose in April, when union members met with the U of S Board of Governors to discuss the outdated agreement. “This agreement took a long time, but we finally reached an agreement that serves our members now and in their future,” said Craig Hannah, President of CUPE Local in 1975. “After seeing so little movement for so long, we were pleased that the university accepted our request to come back to the table this week. We were even happier when they agreed to go to a market. READ MORE Assistance staff at the University of Saskatchewan have agreed on a new employment contract after almost four years without a contract. “We are pleased to have reached a fair agreement,” union president Craig Hannah said in a press release. Members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), Local in Saskatoon in 1975, voted to ratify the July 10 collective agreement with the University of Saskatchewan. In 1975, members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) voted 97% in favour of a new collective agreement.
Members of CUPE 1975, which represents the university`s support staff, voted to ratify a new collective agreement. The new five-year collective agreement is applicable from January 1, 2016 until December 31, 2020. The pension plans will come into effect on September 1, 2019. The agreement avoids the possibility of a strike, a situation that began in April, when cupE members began expressing their frustration in 1975 and held meetings with the U of S Board of Governors to explore the previously outdated agreement. The Union has been able to achieve a number of monetary and non-monetary improvements. The new duration of the agreement is from January 1, 2016 to December 31, 2020, the union said. “We would like to thank all our members for remaining strong and united by a difficult round of negotiations. The benefits we have made around the table would be without the strong strike mandate of our members, their continued support and positive essential services on our behalf were not possible,” said Craig Hannah, President of CUPE 1975. READ MORE An increase of 1.5 per cent for 2018, 2 per cent for 2019 and 2 per cent for 2020. Have you ever had a bad day and someone has done something beautiful for you and your mood has changed immediately? Kindness is an often overlooked attribute. Simple acts of kindness do not cost much money.
In fact, sometimes the smallest gifts can be the most thoughtful. Doing something good for your employees is a wonderful way to improve your relationships and raise morale at work. Continue reading the “Children`s Acts” → Collective_Agreement_L1975_2016_01_01_to_2020_12_31 CUPE 1975 representing non-university workers at the university, including administration, food services, technicians and library assistants. The union has secured a number of improvements – from vacation insurance to changes to the retirement plan – in the expiring contract.