In the Know

September 2022

  • CUPE 900

    About your union
    CUPE 900 represents municipal workers across the Thompson-Nicola, including those in the communities of Ashcroft, Barriere, Chase, Clearwater, Clinton, Kamloops, Logan Lake, Lytton, and Merritt, plus those working for the TNRD itself. Workers at the Kamloops Golf and Country Club, Kamloops Wildlife Park Society, and the Raleigh Waterworks are also among the 900+ members of CUPE Local 900. Did you know that your collective agreement is available on our website for download?
    Check out Our Units.

    Municipal Pension Plan (MPP)
    Log into your account with MPP for September’s Newsletter.

    Municipal Pension Plan Annual General Meeting (AGM)
    October 13, 2022  Click here for more information.

  • Events

    Orange Shirt Day | Sep 30
    September 30th is Orange Shirt Day, Canada’s national day for Truth & Reconciliation. Please ensure that you are purchasing orange shirts directly from reputable retailers whose proceeds go directly to those impacted by residential schools. You can purchase shirts benefitting the Orange Shirt Society here. Read the TRC Commission’s 94 Calls to Action, and contact CUPE BC  to receive TRC pamphlets and booklets to distribute at your community event or workplace.

  • Education

    Looking to take a course?
    Online or in person to ensure cost are covered (member leave and course tuition) all members are required to notify the education committee. Please email the course, dates, and cost to our office.

    Scholarships and Bursaries | September 22, 2022
    The Education Committee is excited to announce the Bursary Applications are now available. Deadline for applications is September 22, 2022.
    There are six available Bursaries:
    > Four $1,000 Open ($500 over two semesters)
    > Two $500 Bill Ferguson Bursary for CUPE Local 900 Members Only
    Applications are available from the links below. Please email your completed application(s) no later than September 22, 2022. Successful applicants will be notified by October 5, 2022.

    Bill Ferguson Bursary Application

    Open Bursary Application

    CUPE Education Workshops | Fall 2022 – Winter 2023
    Interested in taking a course or attending a workshop? Please view the CUPE Education workshop calendar for virtual courses on a variety of union themes

  • Health & Safety

    Workplace Injuries
    Have you been injured at work? Ensure you understand what is required in order to efficiently and successfully file a claim with WCB. With access to physicians in our community being more of a challenge, it is critical that you know what forms to fill out and information to be collected. Check with Human Resources or review the WCB Report a Workplace Injury or Disease site here.

Upcoming Events

  1. General Membership Meeting

    May 22 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  2. General Membership Meeting

    June 26 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  3. General Membership Meeting

    September 25 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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