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.

Friday, March 17, 2006

CUPE 1356-02 Student Safety, Parking, and CCTV Settles

Last night members of the CUPE Local 1356-02 Bargaining Unit settled their New Collective Agreement with a 63% "in favour" vote.
  • The agreement adds formerly titled 'Supervisors' to the bargaining unit as Team Leaders.
  • Monetary

    • 1 January 2006 3% + $0.50/hour [equal to an 8% increase]
    • 1 January 2007 3% + $0.50/hour [equal to an 8% increase]
    • 1 January 2008 3.5% + $0.50/hour [equal to an 8.5% increase]
    • Team Leaders +$2.00 above Basic Hourly Rate

  • changes in the Grievance procedure to mirror the 1356 and 1356-01 agreements
  • discipline letter now removed at 12 months
  • bereavement leave changed to allow flexibility on when time taken
  • opportunity to have shifts improved for lower seniority members
  • opportunity to make representation to the JOHS Committee
  • Personnel files location and access formalized
  • increase in the number of Labou-Management meetings per year
  • streamlining of the number of Classifications to three from a tiered system where all essentially worked the same jobs

This is the final item of a sequence of negotiations for CUPE Local 1356.
This is only a short synopsis of the items. Please refer to the actual settlement document for any further information, these were available at the meeting.


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