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.

2020 – 2021 Pay Scales

Below are the 2020-2021 Pay Scales that have been adjusted to show the extension to the current collective agreement.


Click here to view the 2020-2021 Pay Scale information



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


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.

Educational Awards

The 2020 Educational Awards Applications are now available!

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


Only daughters, sons, 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.)

Awards will be selected at the April’s general monthly meeting of CUPE 1615 using a random process. Awards presented at the May general monthly meeting.

No person shall receive more than one (1) CUPE 1615 award.

Preference will be given to students attending Memorial University provided they meet all the stated requirements.


Download a copy of the application here


Send your application to:

Theresa Antlle 

Box 200, Alexander Murray Building,

300 Prince Phillip Drive Memorial University,

St. John’s, NL

A1B 3X5


 All information provided by applicants will remain confidential.




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.



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.


Click here to view the list of workshops