Our 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.
You are encouraged to check out our Collective Agreement Frequently Asked Question (FAQs).
COLLECTIVE AGREEMENT between MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY OF NEWFOUNDLAND and CUPE LOCAL 1615, April 1, 2022 to March 31, 2026 (searchable PDF *) (scan of original **)
Extension of Collective Agreement made effective as of this 7th day of June, 2021 between MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY OF NEWFOUNDLAND and the CANADIAN UNION OF PUBLIC EMPLOYEES, Local 1615. (searchable PDF*) (2020-2021 PayScale)
*To search, hit Ctrl+f or command+f, and highlight to copy and paste.
**In the case of any discrepancies, the original shall prevail.
Below are the CUPE 1615 Pay Scales by effective period. These can also be found embedded in the individual Collective Agreement documents found on the page for Collective Agreements.
April 1, 2025 – March 31, 2026
April 1, 2024 – March 31, 2025
August 28, 2023 – March 31, 2024 (CURRENT)
April 1, 2023 – August 27, 2023 (used for retro)
April 1, 2022 – March 31 2023 (used for retro)
October 1, 2021 – March 31 2022 (PREVIOUS)
April 1, 2021 – September 30, 2021
April 1, 2020 – March 31, 2021
April 1, 2016 – March 31, 2020
Our bylaws set out the rules for how we democratically elects our representatives, and how the local is run and has to respect the CUPE Constitution. To access the pdf, click the link below.
The CUPE Constitution belongs to the members of CUPE and it determines the Union’s goals and how the Union operates at a national level. It forms the basis for the functioning of the more than 2,100 CUPE Local Unions across Canada. To access the pdf, click the link below.
CUPE 1615 members are participants in a group benefits plan. If you have questions about your eligibility or benefits, please talk to your shop steward or a member of the executive.
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.
Latest UPDATED list
Please see the updated, corrected lists below. Any issues that were forwarded to the CUPE office, should be fixed. This list is considered correct until next posted.
The information contained in both should be the same, only sorted differently, by name and seniority date.
For comparison sakes, reposted below are the versions from May, when initally posted.
Educational Awards are usually presented at the May monthly membership meeting.
Only daughters, sons, and or spouses of current CUPE 1615 members and members are eligible to receive awards.
Awards are open only to students currently registered at any University or College Program (of at least 2 years in duration) at any recognized post-secondary institution.
Applicants must have at least a 65% average in their previous full-time semester. Please include a transcript of your marks with your application. If your transcript lists letter grades only (e.g. A+, A etc.) you are required to include a numerical value of the grades used by the institution (e.g. A+=90-100 etc.)
Successful applicants will be selected using a random draw process and presented at the May general monthly meeting.
All information provided by applicants will remain confidential.
THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION IS APRIL 29, 2022
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.
Below is a link to the current online workshops being offered by CUPE. At this time, there are no in-person workshops. They are being conducted through the Zoom app and are available to members from coast to coast to coast. However please take note of the times & time zones that the workshop will be taking place.
If you are interested in doing a workshop please contact the CUPE 1615 office to be registered.