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OMERS

OMERS UPDATE – April 2, 2019

Up coming Annual General Meeting – Open to all members of the pension plan

Want to attend Register Here

OMERS UPDATE – March 25, 2019

2018 OMERS Report available.

OMERS -UPDATE – November 22, 2018 – Message from Fred Hahn, President CUPE Ontario 

Dear CUPE Local Executives with Members in OMERS, CUPE Council Presidents, CUPE Ontario Committees, Ontario Council of School Board Unions Executive, & CUPE Ontario Executive Board,

Last week, thanks to all your efforts and working with our allies, we were successful in not only stopping all the proposed, concessionary changes to the OMERS pension plan, but also in securing a long sought after, positive provision for paramedics.– Memorandum-OMERS-112118

Comprehensive Plan Review decisions have been made. For more information visit OMERS

 

Further Plan Review information:

https://cupe.on.ca/omers-guaranteed-indexing/omers-proposed-changes/

https://www.omerssc.com/Sponsors/The-Comprehensive-Plan-Review/Summary-of-Proposed-Options

FAQS

OMERS Pension Memo

Grievance Procedure

Do you feel you need to file a grievance?

The grievance procedure is located in the collective agreement under Article 9.

If you feel that there has been a violation of the collective agreement relating to the interpretation, application or administration, as a member – YOU can file a grievance.

You have 5 full working days to inform a Steward that there has been a collective agreement violation (time of incident), in order for the Steward to fill the appropriate documentation to management/Human Resources.

The next steps include:
Step 1 – verbally filling the grievance with management/Human Resources
Step 2 – written submission to Department Head/Human Resources
Step 3 – formal meeting with the member, union representative and management

Seniority List

CUPE 1329 members are added to the seniority list after the completion of their twenty-six (26) week probation period.

The seniority list is utilized for the following, but not limited to:

  • Vacation entitlements & approvals
  • Layoff and recall
  • Filling a position

For further information, please see the collective agreement or contact a CUPE 1329 steward.

The Seniority List is updated twice annually.

1329_Seniority_List Jan 2018

1329_Seniority_List June 2018

1329_Seniority_List Jan 2019

1329_Seniority_List June 2019

Pay and Job Evaluation

Are you looking to re-evaluate your position?

Members will be required to review the following:

  • Collective Agreement
  • Job Evaluation Process
  • PDQ Form
  • Request for Evaluation
  • Department Director or Designate approval required

As per the collective agreement, Article 25 – Job Evaluation, outlines the beginning process on how a member can re-evaluate their job classification Position Description Questionnaire – (PDQ)

For further information on how to have your job evaluated, or to appeal a decision from the committee, visit the Human Resources Pay and Job Evaluation page.

 

 

Benevolent Fund

The Members’ Benefits Benevolent Fund is administered by Local 1329. Sometimes an CUPE Local 1329 member faces a life event that qualifies for financial assistance/gift from the union.

Effective September 19, 2018

Union Member – Birth / Adoption Celebration

  • Floral arrangement or gift after birth of baby  – $125.00

Union Member – Marriage Celebration

  • Gift – $125.00

Death of immediate family member:

  • Parent, Step-parent, Spouse, Child, Step-child, Brother, Sister, Grandchild, Grandparent, Son-in-law, Daughter-in-law, Brother-in-law, Sister-in-law, Parent-in-law, Legal Guardian, Aunt and Uncle.

Floral Tribute or Charitable Memorial Donation – $185.00

Retirement:

For each full year of service, $25.00 per year

Any retiring member will receive an additional gift of $250.00 (note: OMERS criteria)

Please let us know if a CUPE member has had a life event, by completing the form.  

 All requests must be submitted no later than, two (2) months after the life event has occurred.

Other helpful links

The following are a list of websites that may be of some interest to you.

CUPE National

CUPE Ontario

Canadian Legal Information Institute

Human Rights Code, R.S.O. 1990, c. H.19

Health and Safety | Ministry of Labour

WSIB

OMERS

 

Should you come across a website that you would like to share, please contact your union executive team by complete the Contact Us form.

Collective agreement

Our current collective agreement is effective 2016 – 2019.

 

Historic Collective Agreements

 

 

Collective Bargaining In Ontario

Learn about the collective bargaining process and how collective agreements are reached in Ontario, including how to request the appointment of a conciliation officer.

Past Meetings

General Membership Meeting – September 19, 2018, 4:45 p.m. – Bronte Room

This meeting is for all union members. Click onto view what will be discussed.

 

 

 

Should you wish a copy of the minutes from a meeting, email secretary1329@gmail.com

Bylaws

Bylaws are rules and procedures for making decisions, choosing leaders and handling the local’s finances, among other things.  The link below provides the approved By-laws by CUPE National governing CUPE Local 1329.