CUPE 1615 is the union representing approximately 900 Administrative, Technical and Instructional Support Staff at Memorial University's St. John's and Corner Brook Campus.
• Petition Against EI Changes
To execute its 2012 Budget, the federal Government introduced Bills C-38 and C-45 which include major changes to Employment Insurance – with negative impacts for workers across Canada. Please visit and sign our petition to scrap the Harper EI changes! Provided by the Newfoundland & Labrador Federation of Labour.
Also see Lana Payne's press release—Have a Heart Mr. Harper...—on the subject.
• CUPE Atlantic Region Courses, Winter 2013
Here is the list (.pdf) of dates and courses being offerred by CUPE, Atlantic Region, for Winter 2013.
Late addition to courses!
Steward Learning Series
This new series of three-hour modules will give stewards a wide range of knowledge and skills to represent members and respond to situations in the workplace.
Date & Times: Sat., June 22 (9 am – 4 pm) and Sun., June 23 (9 am – completion)
Location: CUPE St. John’s Area Office (36 Austin Street
Facilitator: Larry Power, Union Development Representative
Fee: $25 (Registration fee must accompany registration in order to reserve spot)
Registrar: Carol Kennedy firstname.lastname@example.org
• Negotiating Committee
As many of you know, negotiations are about to start between our union and the university. Here is a list of people on CUPE 1615's negotiating committee; please contact them if you have questions or concerns:
• Presenting the CUPE Local 1615 Announcements List!
During the past couple of years many members have asked for a way, in addition to our newsletter, to get announcements and news. Your new executive is pleased to tell you that CUPE1615-Listserv is back! .......more information can be found here.
Although the CUPE Local 1615 website may include links providing direct access to other Internet resources, including websites, CUPE Local 1615 is not responsible for the accuracy or content of information contained in those sites. Nor do links from www.mun.ca/cupe1615 to third-party sites constitute an endorsement by CUPE Local 1615 of the parties or their products and services.
Jan 8th, Feb 12th, March 12th, and April 9th, May 14th, 2013, 5-9 PM, ED2018B (St. John's) and AS275 (Corner Brook)
EMPLOYEE RIGHTS (CUPE 1615 Collective Agreement - Article 15.05) - Copies of documents in an employee's personal file may be made available to the employee, on request.
Your Executive invites you to contact any of them if you have any questions or comments.
Remember, there's a U in Union!