FAQ

AM I A MEMBER OF CUPE 2626-03?

Check the date on the contract you signed with the University (or the job posting) under the section called Job Classification. You are a CUPE 2626-03 member if you are a Residence Life Worker such as Advisor, Team Lead, Mentor, Mentor Team Lead and Peer Support employed in the Housing Services at the University of Ottawa in the City of Ottawa.

HOW TO BECOME A MEMBER OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE?

If there are vacancies on the Executive Committee, you can:

  1. Be appointed by any member (which includes you) at a general meeting to fill a position and be elected by the members;
  2. Be appointed by a member of the Executive Committee and then elected by this committee. In this case, you will occupy your position on an interim basis; the post will be considered vacant at the next General Assembly, at which time elections will take place. You can then re-submit your candidacy.
WHAT SHOULD I DO TO JOIN ANOTHER COMMITTEE?

There are several committees within the union. To find out more, contact us.

WHAT IS A COLLECTIVE AGREEMENT?

It is a written agreement between union members and their employer. A Collective Agreement contains clauses relating to the conditions of employment as well as the rights, privileges and obligations of the Employer, the Union and the employees.

WHAT IS A GRIEVANCE?

A grievance is a formal procedure that is initiated if working rights have not been respected and the issue cannot be resolved informally. Grievances can be filled by a member or by the Union.

CONTACT US

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

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