Tuesday February 12th – CUPE 2950 Office and UBC Point Grey CLOSED


Tuesday Feb. 12 day classes at UBC Point Grey are cancelled due to expected commute conditions. This affects classes starting at 8 a.m. and ending at 6:30 p.m. A decision on evening classes is pending. Campus condition and evening class status update will be posted here Feb. 12 at 12:30 p.m. Non-essential campus services are curtailed.

The union office will also be closed, however we will be monitoring voicemails and emails. 

If you have questions call 604-822-1478 and leave a voicemail or email president@cupe2950.ca

2019 Contract Committee

At the last membership meeting, we elected 6 people to the CUPE 2950 Contract Committee for 2019 bargaining. Thank you to everyone who put their names forward and thank you to Andrew Riter, Maria Ho and Kristen Wong for serving on the election committee.

The full Contract Committee is as follows:

  • Susanne Lester (Library – Humanities and Social Sciences Division)

  • Jaimie Miller (Library – Technical Services)

  • Grace Lai (Education)

  • Jack Lloyd (Financial Operations)

  • Chloe Martin-Cabanne (Chan Centre)

  • Adam Huizinga (Robson Square)

  • Julie Carlsten (Law)

  • Karen Ranalletta (President CUPE 2950)

  • Frans Van de Ven (Business Agent)

  • Ross Idler (CUPE National Staff Rep)

Please stay tuned for more information about bargaining in the new year!

Next Union Meeting February 28th- 12-2pm

The details for the next General Membership Meeting will be as follows:
Date:  February 28, 2019
Just a reminder that our GMMs are on employer paid time (the two hours must include your regular lunch).
Reminder: in order to pass business and elect officers to the executive a quorum of twenty-five (25) must be met.
If you have any questions or comments please call the union office at 2×1494 or Karen directly at 2×1478.

Guest Speaker: Migrant Workers Centre

Territorial Acknowledgment
  1. Roll Call of Officers
  2. Adoption of Agenda
  3. Equality Statement
  4. Adoption of Minutes of November 22, 2018 and January 24, 2018
  5. Business Arising from the Minutes:
    1. Election of 2018-2019 Executive Committee:
      1. Recording Secretary
      2. 1st VP – Chair, Grievance Committee
      3. Communications Committee Chair
        1. Nassreen Noorizadeh-Kollou
        2. Adam Huizinga
  1. Unfinished Business
  2. Executive Report – (Karen Ranalletta – President)
  3. Business Agent’s Report – (Frans Van de Ven)
  4. Treasurer’s Report (Chloe Martin-Cabanne)
  5. Committee Reports:
  • Grievance Committee
  • Contract Committee – (Susanne Lester – 2ndVP/Chair)
  • Health and Safety Committee (Jed Cheng)
  • Diversity Committee (Carlos Comba)
  • Communications Committee
  • Job Evaluation Committee – Rey Astronomo
  • Chief Shop Steward – (Jaimie Miller)
  • Education Committee (Maria Ho)

New Business:

Open nominations to the 2019 CUPE BC Convention –  May 1-4 Victoria

CUPE 2950 Newsletter – February 2018

The latest copy of the CUPE 2950 newsletter is here!

  • Affordable Housing
  • Report Back from the Canadian Labour Congress’ Winter School – Jed Cheng
  • Interview with CUPE 2950 1st VP/Grievance Committee Chair – Harry Young
CUPE 2950 Newsletter October 2017