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

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 gift of $250.00 (note: OMERS criteria)

Member Leaving Employment:

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

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.


July 20, 2022:  Should you not receive confirmation that your request has been received in 2 days of submission, please contact Neil Gallant, Secretary. Thank you.