CUPE Local 1356 Blog

Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 1356. We have three Collective Agreements as Local 1356, 1356-01, and 1356-02. The membership is comprised of the full-time and part-time workers of York University the Local website is at 1356.cupe.ca This Blog will include Local information and information garnered from sources other Universities, Colleges, Post Secondary/Tertiary Education and news sources supplying information.

Monday, March 21, 2005

Gambling on Luck-Based Benefits

Los Angeles Times Report
The panacea of pooling Vacation and Sick Leave into a Pooled Time Off [PTO] bank can have very serious ramifications if they become merged into one pool of time. Although superficially it appears to be a great deal, if [the gamble] you need time to heal and you've used your pool of time to the end, you now have NO income.

Read the article from the Los Angeles Times. http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/commentary/
la-op-sickdays20mar20,0,3926752.story?
coll=la-news-comment-opinions


thanks to the Health and Safety NewsWire from Hazards and LabourStart as found on the right side of this blog's screen

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