*Pictured above, from left: Jennifer Hollett, P. C. Choo, Mary-Marta Briones-Bird and Laura Amodio SD: Jennifer, why the NDP? JH: That’s a great question. I used to be a TV reporter and producer and I have worked at CBC, City TV and Chum and the work I did was covering the stories of Canadians, whether it… Read more »
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Here is what is new at USW Local 1998.
Staff-Appointed Unit LETTER OF INTENT – EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANCE INTRODUCTION In keeping with its policy objective to provide staff members with opportunities for personal development and establish a working environment that will encourage them to develop their abilities, the University has designed this practice on Educational Assistance. Its provisions define the extent to which the University... Read more »
Health Care Appointments (article 13:14) Where an employee cannot schedule a health care appointment outside of the employee’s regular working hours, the employee will give as much advance notice as possible, and will be given time off with pay necessary to attend the appointment. In such cases, the employee will attempt to schedule the appointment... Read more »
Job Evaluation and Local Union Finances: What Members Need to Know – MORE
Erin Weir, USW Economist and President of the Progressive Economics Forum, presented his analysis of the UofT Budget to the USW Local 1998 membership on Wednesday August 20, 2014.
Alex McKinnon, Leader of the USW Research Department, and Vice Chair of the University of Toronto Pension Committee, presented an overview of the Pension Plan to the USW1998 membership Tuesday July 21st.