Facts for University Employees in CUPE 1975
As your employer, the University of Saskatchewan wants to ensure all employees have clear and concise information:
- CUPE 1975 has no authority or ability to hire or fire U of S employees.
- Your employment with the University will not be affected by your choice to participate or not participate in legal job action.
- Wages will not be “docked” if employees work as scheduled. The University will not collect fines for the Union.
- All employees of the University have the right to cross a picket line without fear of retaliation and/or threats of physical harm.
- University employees who are not members of CUPE 1975 have no obligation to participate in job action.
- University students who are not members of CUPE 1975 have no obligation to participate in job action.
- All employees of the University have the right to a harassment-free workplace and the right not to be bullied or threatened. This conduct is in violation of the Trade Union Act, The Occupational Health and Safety Act, 1993, the Collective Bargaining agreement and University policy.
- The University will investigate all reported incidents of threats, harassment, bullying and other inappropriate behaviour.
- Employees may report inappropriate behaviour to any one of the following: their supervisor, Employee Assistance Program, Campus Safety, Department of Health, Safety and Environment, Human Resources and Discrimination and Harassment Prevention Services.
- All buildings and parking lots will remain accessible during any job action.