About Us

CUPE Local 1975 represents over 2,000 workers at the University of Saskatchewan in a variety of different jobs. This includes workers in clerical services, food services, applied scientific services, facilities and operations, maintenance, library, customer service, security, and trades. We also represent student workers such as casual Facilities and Program Assistants (FAPA).

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Executive Board

The Executive Board comprises all officers except the Trustees and the Sergeant-at-Arms. The board meets regularly throughout the year (except for July and August), and is charged with doing the work delegated to it by the local. The President chairs all executive meetings. Members of the board are also responsible for the proper and effective functioning of all committees, and all serve as shop stewards.

Meetings with executive members must be arranged through the union office by emailing office@cupe1975.com or by phoning (306) 966-7015.


Any member of CUPE 1975 in good standing may allow their name to stand for election as a Table Officer or area representative, or may volunteer to join a committee. Elections occur every fall, as laid out in Article 13 of the bylaws. On even numbered years, the President, Second Vice-President and Recording Secretary are elected for a two year term. On odd numbered years, the First Vice-President and Secretary-Treasurer are elected for a two year term. Executive Members-at-large are elected annually. Committee membership appointments are made annually in January.

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