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Do you register for your myOMERS account?  Check out the Benefits of myOMERS account!

  • View your benefit information
  • Update your contact information
  • Update your communication preferences
  • Manage your AVC account
  • Calculate your buy-back purchases
  • Estimate your retirement income
  • Print your T4A
    *Retired members only
  • Change your tax and/or banking information
    *Retired members only

Visit OMERS today!

OMERS UPDATE  – August 2020

August 2020 OMERS Update


OMERS UPDATE – Introducting OMERS COMMUNITY – April 30, 2019

Please visit the new OMERS community site by visiting the OMERS website. There you will find resources, including health and wellness information from Chief Medical Officer, inspirational stories, virtual coffee chats and more.

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:


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

1329_Seniority_List Jan 2020

1329_Seniority_List June 2020

1329_Seniority_List Jan 2021

1329 Seniority List June 2021

1329_Seniority_List January 2022

1329_Seniority_List June 2022

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

Benevolent Fund – Effective September 19, 2018

Union Member – Birth / Adoption Celebration

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

Complete and Submit for a Birth Benevolent Fund Donation

Union Member – Marriage Celebration

  • Donation – $125.00

Complete and Submit for a Marriage Benevolent Fund Donation

Sympathy & Loss 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

Complete and Submit for a Sympathy & Loss of immediate family member

Leave and or Retirement:

For each full year of service,  $25.00 per year  (concurrent years of service with Local 1329)

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

Member Leaving Employment:

Full years would be $25.00 per year (concurrent years of service with Local 1329) 

Complete and Submit for a Resignation or Retirement

Should you not receive confirmation that your request has been received in 2 days of submission, please contact Neil Gallant, Secretary. Thank you.

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




Town of Oakville Policies & Procedures.  Please contact Human Resources for updated information.

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:


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 to view the minutes from a meeting, email


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.

Update: September 28, 2022