Upcoming Ratification Meeting and Vote

UPDATE: There have been some questions and concerns from the below post. The union and the University are still working on putting the MOA together and until it is signed by both sides, we are not allowed to release ANY information about it. It is made more difficult to get reviewed and signed with people onContinue reading “Upcoming Ratification Meeting and Vote”

Message from the President

Greetings fellow CUPE 1975 members, I hope you were all able to enjoy some much-needed time away during the holiday season and had the opportunity to de-stress and do a reset if needed.  Once again, the University had to make the decision to suspend some in-person classes with the risk of the Omicron variant ofContinue reading “Message from the President”

USask Announcement – Special Vaccination Leave

April 6, 2021 Effective March 18, 2021, the Government of Saskatchewan amended The Occupational Health and Safety Regulations, 2020, to incorporate a Special Vaccination Leave. This new provision allows for paid time off from work for employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19. The new section 6-22.1, Special Vaccination Leave, establishes that during the pandemic: Workers areContinue reading “USask Announcement – Special Vaccination Leave”

Step up the wage top up for all front-line workers!

February 23, 2021 As the COVID-19 pandemic surges and our front-line heroes are under ever-greater pressure, the provincial government has ended the Saskatchewan Temporary Wage Supplement Program. It doesn’t need to be this way. CUPE Saskatchewan has launched a campaign calling on the provincial government to step up its funding and expand the wage top-upContinue reading “Step up the wage top up for all front-line workers!”