CUPE 5791 University of Regina Tentative Agreement and Ratification Vote

CUPE 5791, and the University of Regina have reached a tentative agreement.  CUPE 5791 University Staff are encouraged to attend a special membership meeting scheduled for 11:30 AM March 28th in ED Auditorium.  Ratification Vote will take place:

  1. 11:30 AM to 1:30 in ED Auditorium
  2. 2:00 PM until 5:00 PM at the CUPE 5791 Office (AH 411.2).

 

Memorandom Of Settlement:  MOS CUPE 5791_UofR 2018_2021

 

Current Collective Agreement (Ends 2017):  https://5791.cupe.ca/files/2012/03/2016-2017-CUPE-5791-Collective-Agreement.pdf

CUPE Local 5791 Ratifies Collective Agreement

On March 20, 2017 members of CUPE Local 5791 voted to ratify a two-year collective agreement with the University of Regina. The Board of Governors voted to ratify the agreement on March 16, 2017.

The term of the new collective agreement is from January 1, 2016 to December 31, 2017.

The deal includes a 1.5 percent wage increase in the first year, modest benefit increases, retroactive pay and a lump sum payment.

Unless otherwise stated, all changes will take effect the 1st of the month following ratification of the agreement by the parties. Retroactive economic adjustments will be provided to all active employees including those on disability and approved leave and those who have retired since January 1, 2016.

CUPE Local 5791 represents support staff at the University of Regina.

March 20, 2017 Ratification Meeting and Vote

Thank you for those who attended today’s ratification meeting.  This is to advise that 88% of voting members were in favour of the tentative agreement.  Details of the renewed Collective Agreement will be posted on this website once available.

If you would like to review the information discussed during the meeting please see the following documentation:

MEMORANDUM OF SETTLEMENT BETWEEN UNIVERSITY OF REGINA AND CUPELOCAL 5791 – March 2017.

Thank you,

CUPE 5791

CUPE 5791 Winter 2017 Scholarship

Eligibility:
The $1000.00 scholarship will be awarded to a University of Regina
undergraduate or graduate student who meets the following criteria:

· must be a Student Employee member of CUPE 5791 at time of
application
· registered in full-time studies for the semester in which they are
applying
· student must have a minimum average of 60% in their most recent year
of study
· must submit a short essay, not to exceed two pages, on the topic
selected by the scholarship committee.
Topic for Winter 2017 Scholarship:

“What is the impact of unions on non-unionized workplaces?”

Applications:
Please submit cover letter, essay and unofficial transcripts to
CUPE.5791@uregina.ca by April 1, 2017.
Cover letter is to include position, department, email address and a
short bio.

Note: As a condition of your scholarship application, you are
authorizing that your submissions may be acknowledged and/or
reproduced in CUPE correspondence.