PLEASE BE PATIENT AS WE UNDERGO CONSTRUCTION TO MAKE UPDATES!
WELCOME TO THE 2017-18 SCHOOL YEAR!
A new school year brings many changes! Students, Staffing, and every 2 years, Union Executive Committee Members! Please welcome all our new members to CUPE Local 7575!
CUPE Local 7575 represents approximately 1100 Permanent and Temporary/Casual Educational and Instructional Assistants (EAs/IAs). We are employed by the Thames Valley District School Board (TVDSB). EAs/IAs are school board support staff education workers who help to deliver programs in the elementary, secondary or alternative education programs. We play an increasingly vital role in today’s classroom as we support individual students or groups of students with medical, physical, behavioural, or communication exceptionalities.
Throughout the years our positions have grown and changed as much as the students we service. We are proud to be a part of the TVDSB team by assisting each student reach their full potential every day.
What’s Happening at CUPE 7575
REMEDY PAYMENT FROM BILL 115 – PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOUR MAILING ADDRESS IS UP TO DATE!
During the summer layoff period members were encouraged to contact members or families of a member they know of, who worked for Thames Valley District School Board between the years 2012 & 2014 – specifically September 1st, 2012 – August 31st, 2014 and have since retired, left the Board or sadly, passed on. It is important that the union and TVDSB has their most up to date address. Only members, or their families, who have moved since they left the Board are required to contact Kathy Cornet at 519-452-2000 ext 20237 to provide a current mailing address. It is also important that the union has their address. OSBCC’s goal that payment to all those entitled is distributed by December 2017 or January 2018. More to follow, as it comes along!
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR POST SECONDARY BURSARY AWARD APPLICANTS!
and Sarah Bittorf, daughter of Barbara Stanley-Bittorf.
CUPE 7575 invites all graduating high school students as of 2017-18 to apply, no later than April 1st, 2018 for 1 of 5 awards of $100.00. Please contact the Local for more information.
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OTIP Partnership Program
CUPE 7575 has entered into a partnership with the Ontario Teachers Insurance Plan (OTIP). This partnership will allow the unit to share information with the membership directly from OTIP. We will also be able to offer retiree benefit workshops. Through this partnership we now have access to the Edvantage Program, which provides great rewards and discounts to education employees and their families throughout Ontario.
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We look forward to developing this relationship with OTIP in order to continue to serve the membership.
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OSBCC Bargaining Update No 21 October15 – confidential to members
SCHOOL BOARD SECTOR
The Ontario School Board Coordinating Committee unites 55,000 school board workers in the public, Catholic, English and French school systems across the province.We are the backbone of the education system and include education assistants, school library workers, administrative assistants, custodians and tradespeople, early childhood educators, instructors, nutrition service workers, school safety monitors and social workers, in schools and board offices.
OSBCC allows education workers from across the province to share information and strategies for bargaining, and to discuss issues and policies of concern. We help locals fight contracting out and defend public education in the face of budget cuts.