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February 25, 2021- Union Meeting

The details for the next General Membership Meeting will be as follows: February 25th – Union Meeting The details for the next General Membership Meeting will be as follows: Date: February 27, 2020 Time: 12:00-2:00pm Just a reminder that our GMMs are on employer paid time (the two hours must include your regular lunch). Please email the union office for the Zoom …

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Contract Ratification Vote Results

April 4, 2020 Contract Ratification Vote Results Our CUPE 2950 membership voted 98.4% in favour of the memorandum of agreement between the Union and the University. 1068 – YES – 98.4% 17 – NO – 1.6% Thank you for your participation and support. In (social) solidarity, Adam Huizinga (Chair) Jaimie Miller Adam Huizinga Chloe Martin-Cabanne Jack …

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Important – Contract Ratification Vote Information

Dear Friends, Given the current circumstances, we have received permission from CUPE National to hold our contract ratification online through an application called Simply Voting. Here is some basic information in regards to the vote: Voting The vote will go live on Wednesday April 1, 2020 at 1:00pm and will close on April 3, 2020 …

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COVID-19 Update – March 26, 2020

COVID-19 Update March 26, 2020 Dear Friends, Since we last reached out to you on March 20th, so much has changed in our worlds. We know how hard you’ve been working to adapt to the constantly changing circumstances and we can’t express enough how much we appreciate the work you are doing. The ways that …

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COVID-19 Update- March 20, 2020


Dearest Friends, This has been quite a couple of weeks in the union office. I just want to personally express my appreciation for the patience you’ve shown me and Leslie while we work on getting answers to your questions. We continue to be in frequent communication with CUPE 116 and 2278 as well as with …

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COVID-19 Update – March 18, 2020

COVID-19 Update – March 18, 2020   We recognize that COVID-19 is causing great concern and stress for our members and we continue to be in regular communication with Employee Relations for each phase of The University’s response. The Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP) offers a number of options to access support for a wide range of …

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The union is working with the University on all of the different protocols and measures being taken as we navigate the pandemic.  We will be communicating with members as soon as we have information to share. We appreciate your patience.

Tentative Agreement Reached!

**POSTPONED CONTRACT RATIFICATION VOTES** Tentative Agreement Reached! March 13, 2020 **The contract ratification votes are postponed on the advice of the provincial government’s ban on events of 250 or more. We will announce the new dates for UBC Point Grey and other worksites in the coming weeks.** After multiple meetings over the past 6 months, including …

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January 2020 – UBC Weather Advisory

January 15, 2020 WEATHER ADVISORY: Please watch the weather advisories for information related to University closure. At this point UBC classes are cancelled. All non-essential staff should stay home. Do not put your safety at risk. In the event of a snow closure as per the Letter of Agreement (13.01), the union and Human Resources …

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Celebrate CUPE 2950’s History on November 13th !!

CUPE 2950 History Project – Film Screening, Panel Discussion & Plaque Unveiling – November 13th 6pm Date: Wednesday, November 13th Time:6:00pm-9:00pm Location: Chan Centre for the Performing Arts  – Reception – 6pm – Great Performers Lounge and 7pm – Film Screening/Panel/Plaque Unveiling – Royal Bank Theatre Come celebrate the founding of the Association of University …

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