CUPE Cares Committee

The CUPE Cares Committee sends flowers or a fruit basket to the CUPE 1615 members who are in hospital or confined to their home due to illness for periods of two weeks or greater or who are celebrating the birth/adoption of a child. The Committee also extends the Local’s condolences to the family of a deceased Local member and to a member upon the death of an immediate family member.

Members

Name Phone Email
Diane Johnson (Grenfell) TBA djohnson@cupe1615.ca
Scott Quilty TBA TBA
Natalie Webber (709) 864-8476 nwebber@cupe1615.ca

Mandate

1. It shall be the duty of this Committee:

  1. to send flowers or a fruit basket to any member who is in hospital due to
    illness or confined to their home due to illness for periods of two weeks
    or greater;
  2. to send flowers or a fruit basket to members celebrating the
    birth/adoption of a child;
  3. to extend the Local’s condolences;
    1. to the family of a deceased Local
      member, and
    2. to a member upon the death of an immediate family
      member.

    Flowers or charitable donation in accordance with the custom
    or wishes of the family shall express the Local’s condolences.

    (Immediate family members shall include stepparents and stepchildren
    but not grandparents, aunts, uncles or cousins). For non-immediate
    family members, the Local should send a card of condolence to the
    member and;

  4. to maintain a record of all gifts (flowers or otherwise) and to whom they
    were sent. As well a record of all charitable donations to all organizations
    and on whose behalf they were made.

2. For the purposes of this clause all floral and fruit arrangements shall be
limited to $80.00, excluding delivery charges; gifts and donations to
organizations shall be limited to $50.00.
3. For this Committee to fulfill its duty, it will be the responsibility of Local
members to notify the Committee when one of their fellow union
members is affected by either of the above situations.