Canadian Union of Public Employees

Edmonton Public Schools Support Staff

P: (780) 455 1435 | F: (780) 452 1462 | E: cupe3550@telus.net

SPECIAL MEETING JANUARY 24

SPECIAL MEETING – Please Note Location Change

5:30 PM – Thursday, January 24, 2019

Doors open at 3:30; You must present your membership card

Expo Centre (Northlands) 7515 118 Avenue; Free parking

Please make this a priority to attend!!

YOUR input and support is crucial as every support staff member will be affected by the outcome.

FOR INFORMATION AND DISCUSSION PURPOSES ONLY.  This is NOT a ratification meeting.  There will be a presentation, question and answer period and an opportunity to provide direction.

See full document  2019-01-18 Bargaining Bulletin #6

PINK SHIRT DAY! Bullying Stops Here!

PINK SHIRT DAY

February 28, 2019

Women’s March Edmonton

WOMEN’S MARCH – EDMONTON

The Women’s Wave is coming!

January 19, 2019! Save the date!

It’s time to March again.

The Edmonton Women’s March is organized by March On Canada. The newly forming Women’s March Canada Edmonton chapter will be attending and marching with you! Women’s March Canada: Edmonton Chapter gathering spot TBA

For up to date information, please visit:  https://www.facebook.com/events/2852141164811930/

Have the Union out to your school on a PD Day!

Do you or other Support Staff have questions about your Collective Agreement? Are you looking for some PD for Support Staff? Do you want to know more about your rights as a Support Staff member of CUPE Local 3550?  Do you have Support Staff at your school that need to be sworn in or have not filled out a Membership Application form? Do you want to have an update on Bargaining? 

Invite your Full Time Officers out to speak at your school. February 1 and March 11, 2019 are PD Days and we would love to come out to your school or Catchment to present information to Support Staff. Please call the Union office to confirm a time at 780-455-1435. We have confirmed with some sites already!! Call today!

CPP and ARTA Seminars

Sponsored by Edmonton Public Schools. Information on Connect.

Register for Canada Pension Plan seminar

Register now for the upcoming general information seminar for District staff on Canada Pension Plan information.

Seminar details

Presenter: Ms. Isabell Fluery-Hache, Citizen Services Specialist from Service Canada
When: Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Time: 5–7:30 p.m.
Where: McCauley Chambers at the Centre for Education, One Kingsway
Cost: No charge; spouses or significant others are welcome to attend
Registration deadline: February 18, 2019 (minimum of 20 staff registrants required)
How to register: Through PDR using SRN 18196832841202

Front doors to the Centre for Education will be open until 8 p.m. Free parking is available in the underground parkade. When entering or exiting, use the entrance across from the Royal Alexandra Hospital.

Registrants will be required to sign in on the sheet located in McCauley Chambers.

Further information: Tamara Woodman, 780-429-8588

 

Register for ARTA retiree benefits plan information seminar

Principals and decision unit administrators are asked to advise all staff groups that the Alberta Retired Teachers’ Association (ARTA) will make a presentation on:

  • eligibility requirements for continuing benefits as a retiree
  • the application process
  • cost of benefits
  • options available after age 65

Seminar details

Presenter: Ms. Sheila MacKay, ARTA Retiree Benefits Plan Consultant
When: Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Time: 5–7 p.m.
Where: McCauley Chambers at the Centre for Education, One Kingsway
Cost: No charge; spouses or significant others are welcome to attend
Registration deadline: February 11, 2019 (minimum of 20 staff registrants required)
How to register: Through PDR using SRN 18196832840902.

Front doors to the Centre for Education will be open until 8 p.m. Free parking is available in the underground parkade. When entering or exiting, use the entrance across from the Royal Alexandra Hospital.

Registrants will be required to sign in on the sheet located in McCauley Chambers.

Further information: Connie Maichen, 780-429-8107

Town Hall Meeting for Political Action

Be a part of the Political Atmosphere in Alberta and Canada. A guest speaker will be Fred Hahn, president of CUPE Ontario and will speak on his experience after the election of the Conservatives. Please try to attend!

 

Click on the link below, it opens in another window, click on the typed link again and the poster will come up.

Town Hall Meetings – Political Action CUPE AB Feb 19-21, 2019 clc 2

FAIR CONTRACT NOW!!

Wear your FAIR CONTRACT NOW! buttons

Upcoming mediation dates: January 16 & 17, 2019

Wear your button!

Monthly Membership Meeting February 5, 2019

NEXT MEMBERSHIP MEETING: February 5, 2019

Attending your monthly membership meeting provides you with information about what is happening in your Union, Locally and Nationally. Find out what the latest news is and what the issues are.

                This Meeting will be held at:

CUPE 3550 Union Office
14207 – 115 Avenue NW
Edmonton, Alberta
Meeting Time: 7pm – 9pm

NEXT MEETINGS: March 5, April 2, May 7, June 4, 2019

On the Line with CUPW

CUPW Line Nov 16 2018

CUPE Local 3550 showing Solidarity in support of CUPW

Our Members at Work and Play

We want your stories!!

We want to highlight our members stories at work and at play. Send us pictures of you with your favorite pet, doing something you love (eg. running a marathon, riding a horse, etc.), showing off your hobby. 

Please send your stories and pictures to 1vpr3550@telus.net