Committees

We have a number of committees that you can be involved in, depending on your interest. Please have a look at them and contact us if you would like to be a part of one. Or two!

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Communications

MANDATE The Communications Committee: • co-ordinates and ensures the production of the Local newsletter. The newsletter includes reports by the President, Vice-Presidents, Treasurer, Committee Chairs, and Business Agent. • encourages members-at-large to provide pertinent submissions for the newsletter and web site. For more information, see Local By-laws Section 8 c (ii). COMMITTEE ACTIVITY Meetings: The committee …

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Contract

MANDATE The Contract Committee: • is comprised of the Chair (2nd Vice-President), 4 elected members, the Business Agent, President, and CUPE Staff Representative; • the 4 members-at-large are elected 15 months prior to the expiry of the current Collective Agreement. A call for nomination of committee members will commence 2 months prior to this election; …

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Diversity

MANDATE The Diversity Committee shall: be comprised of the Chair and members at large; research and educate the Local Executive and membership on issues of discrimination and harassment due to the areas listed under the human rights code; act as a resource on these issues. CUPE Equity Seeking Groups: aboriginal, workers of colour, LGBTQI, persons …

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Education

What is Union Education? Union education incorporates trade union principles to support you as a shop steward, a labour activist and a union member. The courses are designed to help you learn more about the labour movement and the processes and procedures unions and employers must follow under the BC Labour code. Union education is …

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Executive Committee

The Local Executive Committee: • includes all Officers except Trustees (see Article B.2.2 of CUPE Constitution); • directs the affairs of the Local between GMMs and meets at least once per month. The Local Executive reports through the President to the membership and takes direction from the membership at special and regular GMMs (see Article …

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Grievance

The Grievance be comprised of the Chair (1st Vice-President), Chief Steward and other members. All members of the committee must be active Stewards; – with the assistance of the Local’s Business Agent and President oversee the processing of all grievances. It shall do this in order to protect the Collective Agreement and the rights of …

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Health & Safety

MANDATE The Health and Safety Committee: • is comprised of the Chair and other members who are stewards; • represents the Local on the University Health and Safety Committee; • encourages members to attend health and safety training courses and work to ensure a safe, healthy workplace for all members; • advises members of their …

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Job Evaluation

MANDATE The Job Evaluation Committee: • is responsible for the maintenance of the Job Evaluation Plan and Appeals associated with the plan; • educates and make recommendations to members on job classification issues. For more information, see Local By-laws Section 8 c (viii). Members are STRONGLY ADVISED to consult with the Committee before submitting either …

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