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 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.

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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