POSSIBLE CHANGES TO YOUR MPP POST-RETIREMENT PLAN

The Municipal Pension Board of Trustees is currently considering changes to the post-retirement benefits plan, and they want to hear from you.
MPP would like to hear from members about the post-retirement benefits that matter most to them and why. Please fill in the online survey about what matters most to you, so MPP can include your feedback in our decision-making. November 15 is the deadline.
Click "read more' for the link to the survey page:

CUPE BC News

CUPE work on Capital project saves taxpayers $400,000

GRAND FORKS—Two years ago, CUPE 4728 municipal workers played a key role in the recovery effort for this West Kootenays community in the aftermath of catastrophic floods. More recently, the Local’s work has helped restore local public infrastructure while saving the City hundreds of thousands of dollars.

http://www.cupe.bc.ca/cupe_work_on_capital_project_saves_taxpayers_400_000

CUPE National News

Workers in L’Ange-Gardien sign their collective agreement

The twenty or so white- and blue-collar employees of the Municipality of L’Ange-Gardien in the Outaouais region signed their new collective agreement today. They had been without a contract since December 31, 2018.

The five-year contract calls for salary increases of 1.75% for 2019; 2% plus 0.09% of the Consumer Price Index (CPI) in 2020; 2.25% or the CPI in 2021 if the latter exceeds 2.25%; 2% or the CPI in 2022 and 2.25 or the CPI in 2023. A lump sum of $500 will also be paid when the agreement is signed.

CUPE stands behind Team Unite for CLC elections

CUPE is proud to endorse Unite, a team of three remarkable women running to lead the Canadian Labour Congress. The team is composed of Bea Bruske for President, Lily Chang for Secretary-Treasurer, and Siobhan Vipond for Executive Vice-President.

“Bea, Lily and Siobhan are phenomenal activists who bring different backgrounds and skillsets to the table. Together, they form a powerful team that will lead the CLC to a new era of true solidarity and movement building,” said CUPE National President Mark Hancock.

CUPE 500 launches campaign against City budget cuts

Libraries, arenas, pools, and critical maintenance on chopping block

Winnipeg’s City Councillors are deliberating on cuts that would leave our community wounded for years to come, says Gord Delbridge, President of CUPE 500, representing city staff.

The CUPE campaign includes billboards, digital, and social media ads that call on the public to learn more about the cuts, and sign a petition calling on Council to reject all the proposed cuts and closures.

Devastating cuts

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