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POSTED ON October 01, 2020
Our Health and Dental Fund is now available!

Please note that our Health and Dental Fund is now available and you are invited to apply! The purpose of this Fund is to provide supplemental financial support to members who have incurred health or dental expenses that are not fully reimbursed by their insurance plan. Eligible expenses – Please read carefully Eligible health or …

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POSTED ON September 15, 2020
Upcoming workshops and financial aid deadline for fall semester

What is a Union? What are my Rights? How can I get Involved? CUPE 2626 has planned a series of online workshops and events  for the Fall semester! See the next section for the complete list. Our first one, What is a Union? What are my Rights? How can I get Involved?, is happening Wednesday, September 23, …

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POSTED ON September 02, 2020
Renewal of Collective Agreement between CUPE 2626 (Employer) and employee-members of Solidaria (Union)

Did you know that the employees of CUPE 2626 have been unionized since 2015? The Collective Agreement between CUPE 2626 (Employer) and Solidaria (Union of CUPE 2626 employees) expired on August 31, 2020. The negotiations to renew it concluded last week. The main objectives were to simplify language and processes. A copy of the Collective …

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POSTED ON August 12, 2020
We need a Regular Member in Good Standing! 

We need to elect an Interim Regular Member in Good Standing. See below for task descriptions.  To run for the position, please come to the Stewards Council.  When: Wednesday, August 26, 2020 Time: 5:15 p.m. Where: Online Join with Google Meet: Join by phone : ‪+1 705-418-9605‬ (PIN: ‪403 285 071) If you cannot …

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POSTED ON June 25, 2020
We’re Hiring!

Interested in working for CUPE 2626 and helping to defend student workers’ rights on uOttawa campus? We are looking for a: Legal Support Coordinator Full-time (35 hours) temporary contract Contract start date and end date:  August 17, 2020 to January 29, 2021 Successful applicants will be called on July 20, 2020 to schedule an interview …

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POSTED ON June 25, 2020
We need a  President of Assembly!

We need to elect an Interim President of Assembly (and possibly a Referendum Officer). The President of Assembly is officially in charge of Referenda. However, if the President of Assembly does not accept the responsibility of Referendum Officer, a Referendum Officer will  also need to be elected.  See below for the task description of each role. To …

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POSTED ON June 19, 2020
Compensation for completing the Health and Safety Training is back!

After almost a year of negotiations, we are proud to announce that CUPE 2626 members who complete the Health & Safety training will continue to receive a lump sum payment of $200. This agreement will be implemented retroactively starting September 1, 2019.  For more information, the training modules list and instructions click here. In order …

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POSTED ON June 19, 2020
Update on Bargaining: We’ve reached a tentative deal! 

Good news! CUPE 2626’s Bargaining Committee has reached a tentative agreement with the University!  The next step is to begin the ratification process! Ratification is the process by which members of the bargaining unit (that’s YOU!) vote to accept or reject the terms of the new collective agreement that the university and the CUPE 2626 …

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POSTED ON June 12, 2020
We stand in solidarity with those in rage, in pain, in mourning, and in protest. 

To our members and our community,  We at CUPE 2626 stand in solidarity with those fighting against white supremacy, racism and anti-Blackness in Canada, the United States, and internationally.  The recent murders of George Floyd and  Regis Korchinski-Paquet are part of an ongoing pattern of white supremacy, racism and anti-Blackness. These horrendous acts of police …

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POSTED ON June 04, 2020
The Temporary Hardship (COVID-19) Fund is a Go! 

We are happy to announce that the Temporary Hardship Fund has been approved by YOU, our members!  Out of the 73 valid votes, the fund got a 93% approval rating. Thank you to everyone who took the time to vote. You can find the Fund’s Policy here. Below you will find  more information on the …

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