Resources

Collective agreement

Your collective agreement sets out your rights and responsibilities at work.  If you have any questions or concerns about your treatment, please talk to your steward or a member of the executive.

Bylaws

Our bylaws set out the rules for how we democratically elects our representatives, and how the local is run.

Benefits

CUPE 1615 members are participants in a group benefits plan.  If you have questions about your eligibility or benefits, please talk to your steward or a member of the executive.

Pensions

CUPE 1615 members are part of the Memorial University Pension Plan.  If you have questions about your eligibility or benefits, please talk to your steward or a member of the executive.

Scholarships

The 2018 Scholarship Applications are now available!

CUPE 1615 will award ten $1000 scholarships to students that meet the requirements of the application.

Children and spouses of current, retired, honorary or deceased members of CUPE 1615 are eligible.  Scholarships are available to students currently enrolled in a full time program(min. 2 year duration) at any recognized University,College or post secondary institution. Scholarship awards are based on academic achievement only and will be determined based on an average mark from the previous full-time semester and must be a minimum of 65%. Please include an official transcript of marks with your application. If a transcript list only letter grades(eg; A, A+,B etc) then you must include an official notice from the institution explaining the numerical values of the grades(eg; A+=90-100%, A=80-89% etc).

Please note that no person shall be awarded more than one scholarship and that preference will be given to students attending Memorial University, provided they meet all other requirements.

 

Download the 2018 Scholarship Application Form (PDF)

 

Professional Development Fund

Members of CUPE 1615 are eligible to apply for funding to support their professional development goals and objectives.

The CUPE Professional Development Fund has been in place since April 1, 2009 and has an annual budget of $50,000.

 

Education

Below is the list of CUPE Workshops for 2019. To register please contact Theresa or Susan.  Members must work in the city the workshop is being held to participate.

 

Health and Safety – An Introduction
February 9 – 10, 2019 | CUPE Corner Brook Area Office, Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador | English
This course serves as an introduction into the world of health and safety and explores different basic concepts such as:
• Identification of hazards;
• Hierarchy of controls;
• The basic role of health and safety committees;
• Basics on the right to refuse.

Financial Officers and Essentials
February 9 – 10, 2019 | CUPE St. John’s Area Office, St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador | English
LET – Financial Officers and Essentials Workshop

Steward Learning Series
February 23 – 24, 2019 | CUPE St. John’s Area Office, St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador | English
Before you start the Steward Learning series, you must complete the Introduction to Stewarding (9 hour) workshop. After that, you can start taking modules in the Steward Learning Series. All the modules are 3 hours. Please remember to bring your Stewarding handbook and Steward Learning passport.

Steward Learning Series Workshop
March 2 – 3, 2019 | Mount Peyton Hotel, Grand Falls-Windsor, Newfoundland and Labrador | English
Before you start the Steward Learning series, you must complete the Introduction to Stewarding (9 hour) workshop. After that, you can start taking modules in the Steward Learning Series. All the modules are 3 hours. Please remember to bring your Stewarding handbook and Steward Learning passport.

Cancelled: Steward Learning Series
March 9 – 10, 2019 | CUPE St. John’s Area Office, St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador | English
Before you start the Steward Learning series, you must complete the Introduction to Stewarding (9 hour) workshop. After that, you can start taking modules in the Steward Learning Series. All the modules are 3 hours. Please remember to bring your Stewarding handbook and Steward Learning passport.

Cancelled: Steward Learning Series
March 30 – 31, 2019 | CUPE St. John’s Area Office, St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador | English
Before you start the Steward Learning series, you must complete the Introduction to Stewarding (9 hour) workshop. After that, you can start taking modules in the Steward Learning Series. All the modules are 3 hours. Please remember to bring your Stewarding handbook and Steward Learning passport

Cancelled: Health and Safety – An Introduction
April 13 – 14, 2019 | CUPE St. John’s Area Office, St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador | English
This course serves as an introduction into the world of health and safety and explores different basic concepts such as:
• Identification of hazards;
• Hierarchy of controls;
• The basic role of health and safety committees;
• Basics on the right to refuse.

Cancelled: Using our Power at Election Time
May 4, 2019 | CUPE St. John’s Area Office, St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador | English
Schoolboard, municipal, provincial or federal election coming up? The outcome of elections affects workers, public services and equality rights.This workshop provides a chance to explore current election issues, how to get involved, to support candidates and to have an impact on the outcome of an election.

Cancelled: Using our Power at Election Time
May 4, 2019 | CUPE Corner Brook Area Office, Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador | English
Schoolboard, municipal, provincial or federal election coming up? The outcome of elections affects workers, public services and equality rights.This workshop provides a chance to explore current election issues, how to get involved, to support candidates and to have an impact on the outcome of an election.

Cancelled: Health and Safety Series
May 18 – 19, 2019 | CUPE St. John’s Area Office, St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador | English

These series of workshops are designed to provide health and safety basics and develop core skills, support participants to think about the different ways health and safety connects to human rights in our union and our community, and to deal with specific workplace hazards and methods for removing them from the workplace.

Steward Learning Series
June 8 – 9, 2019 | CUPE St. John’s Area Office, St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador | English
Before you start the Steward Learning series, you must complete the Introduction to Stewarding (9 hour) workshop. After that, you can start taking modules in the Steward Learning Series. All the modules are 3 hours. Please remember to bring your Stewarding handbook and Steward Learning passport.

Steward Learning Series
June 22 – 23, 2019 | CUPE Corner Brook Area Office, Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador | English
Before you start the Steward Learning series, you must complete the Introduction to Stewarding (9 hour) workshop. After that, you can start taking modules in the Steward Learning Series. All the modules are 3 hours. Please remember to bring your Stewarding handbook and Steward Learning passport.