Three meetings will be held online and members will be able to participate in one of them. Meetings take place: 12pm-2PM, 17PM-7PM, and 10PM-12AM. Anyone attending a meeting will then receive a link to vote online in support of the interim agreement. There is a great contrast between a for-profit company like Aramark and employees at the University of Toronto. When, after the end of its contract with Aramark, the university “stopped” food services on the St. George campus, they became employed by UofT and were covered by the collective agreement of CUPE Local 3261. Their salaries and benefits have increased dramatically. For example, a full-time cashier was paid $12 an hour at Aramark, but rose to $19.69 when he was employed directly by UofT. While CUPE National advises us to order food at events to promote membership participation and friendliness, we are not allowed to distribute gifts to members who use union fees. The main objective of union tariffs is to advance our union work: to improve our working conditions and our lives and to ensure that the employer respects our rights in the workplace.

There are unions that actively represent workers and have fought for strong tariffs in the past. It`s cupe. Then there are the unions that sign 10-year agreements and agree on employer-friendly provisions, while leaving workers in the mud. The clean-up officers at the St. George campus deserve strong union protection and compliance with the minimum requirement of a union does not mean that workers are represented for or appropriately. We ask the university to show us its collective agreement and we can see for ourselves what kind of provisions they have. You can find the full agreement here for your evaluation. Small chapters of incentive grants are assigned to small chapters with a unit size of 100 members or less. Unit size is defined as the number of people represented in collective bargaining.

Adhesion to the chapter may be less than the unit size. Collective agreements set out the terms and conditions of employment of unionized workers as well as the rights, privileges and obligations of the union, employer and workers. For the “main” bargaining unit – full-time and part-time members in St.