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POSTED ON July 31 2020
The new Collective Agreement has been ratified!

Thanks to your vote, the new Collective Agreement has been ratified! On July 9, the Board of Governors on the Employer’s side also approved the agreement. Because both sides have now agreed to this document, it has become our new Collective Agreement! On CUPE 2626’s side, members voted unanimously in favour of ratification! Voting took …

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POSTED ON July 24 2020
Ratification is here! We need your vote!

Starting at midnight until 11:59 pm on July 28,  we are asking all members to take the time to vote on the ratification of the new collective agreement. You can find the changes to the Collective Agreement, complete with explanations here. Ratification is the process by which the membership approves the changes that were made …

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POSTED ON July 23 2020
Today! Q&A session with the Bargaining Committee 16h-18h!

Questions about ratification or bargaining? Join the Bargaining Committee and Ratification Officer  for a Question & Answer session! When: Today, Thursday, July 23 Time: 16 h – 18 h Where: Online Join with Google Meet: meet.google.com/vgz-vuee-nju Join by phone : +1 613-737-7183 (PIN: 608018511) If you cannot attend, but still have questions, email us at …

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POSTED ON July 14 2020
Q&A session with the Bargaining Committee on July 23 16h-18h!

Do you have questions about the ratification process or bargaining in general? Join the Bargaining Committee and Referendum Officer for a Question & Answer session! When: Thursday, July  23, 2020 Time: 16 h – 18 h Where: Online Join with Google Meet: meet.google.com/vgz-vuee-nju Join by phone : +1 613-737-7183 (PIN: 608018511)  If you cannot attend, but …

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POSTED ON July 10 2020
Important Bargaining Update: Ratification Vote on July 27 and 28!

A quick bargaining update: as you may have heard, we have reached a tentative deal with the Employer! The next step is for you, the membership, to ratify this agreement! Please look over these documents that outline exactly what changes have been made to the Collective Agreement! The ratification vote will take place on July …

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POSTED ON January 13 2020
We Need 2 New Bargaining Committee Members!

We need to elect two New Bargaining Committee Members. All members are welcome to present themselves for the position!  No previous experience required. To run for the position, please come to the Stewards Council. When: Friday, January 17, 2020 Time: 11:30 a.m.  – 1:00 p.m. Where: FSS 4006 If you cannot attend, please follow our  election procedure:  send a letter of …

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POSTED ON January 6 2020
Can bargaining material be made public to members?

It’s no secret we’re in bargaining, but we do need to be careful what we make public to you, our members. It’s also no secret that word at uOttawa goes around fast, which is why publicly discussing articles that we’re currently bargaining could give away our power by outlining our strategies to the Employer! Bargaining …

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POSTED ON January 6 2020
Meet Your Bargaining Team

Name: Meg Peters Position: President of the Bargaining Team Department: Institute of Feminist and Gender Studies Program: PhD in Women’s Studies Email: barg@cupe2626.ca     Meg Peters (she/her) is a PhD Candidate in the Institute of Feminist and Gender Studies. Her PhD dissertation looks to recent developments within the field of Disability Studies, specifically regarding intersections …

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POSTED ON January 6 2020
Reminder: We’re in Bargaining!

Every 3 years, the Collective Agreement is bargained to make sure that your rights remain intact and your salary goes up! In the last few months, the bargaining team has been hard at work compiling and presenting to the University detailed proposals for changes to the collective agreement. We are currently wrapping non-monetary articles and preparing to …

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POSTED ON November 23 2017
Health & Safety – How to report ‘near misses’

A ‘near miss’ is when an accident could have happen, but thankfully did not. uOttawa defines it as ‘a situation that could have led to an injury, to illness or to property damage‘. Examples A student drops a container full of chemicals onto the floor, but by using protection equipment properly they avoided skin contact …

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CUPE 2626
(CANADIAN UNION OF PUBLIC EMPLOYEES, LOCAL 2626)

85 University Pr.
University Centre, suite 303
Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5

T 613.562.5345
@ info@2626.ca

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Monday to Friday: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.