Collective Agreement 2017-19

Your collective agreement sets out your rights and responsibilities at work. If you have any questions or concerns about your treatment, please talk to your steward or a member of the executive.


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To access this professional, confidential service that is available 24 hours/day, 7 days a week call 1-800-663-1142  TTY: 1-888-384-1152

or click on the image to go to the website.



is available to all permanent members of CUPE 7575.


Our bylaws set out the rules for how our local democratically elects our representatives, and how it is run.

Benefits (LTD, EAP)

Please refer to L25.00 BENEFITS of the Collective Agreement for information on the language that applies to our current benefits plan.  

Note: Which the change in the Benefits Trust to CUPE EWBT, Collective Agreement language will require some revisions, specifically to any language that speaks to the previous benefits plan.  What does remain the same is the language in reference to the LTD Plan, Ontario Health Insurance Plan and Employee Assistance (EAP) Plan. 

Under the new CUPE EWBT PLAN (Education Workers’ Benefits Trust)

For enrolment, eligibility, life coverage & premiums questions contact

OTIP: 1-866-783-6847

For Health & Dental coverage & claims questions contact

Great West Life: 1-866-800-8050

Other updates from CUPE can be found on their website:

OTIP Insurance & Promos! (Car, Home, Retirement – Health and Dental, Travel)

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.

OTIP is a not-for-profit organization, specializing in providing insurance solutions for the education community. For almost 40 years, OTIP has provided the education community with unique insurance products and services such as home, auto, life and retiree benefits.

We look forward to developing this relationship with OTIP to continue to serve the membership. As a member, you have access to the following OTIP products and services:

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OTIP Car & Home Insurance

Get that sweet feeling back again! OTIP makes choosing insurance easy.

Insurance renewing in the next 60 days? When you get a car or home insurance quote from OTIP, as a bonus you will receive a $25 gift card of your choice!
* For a little extra sweetness, there are 12 gift card options for you to choose from!

Visit to learn more.  PROMO CODE: CHOICE

*Restrictions apply. See details. You must speak with an OTIP broker on the telephone to be eligible for the $25 gift card. Must be a resident of Ontario and a member of the education community. Valid on quotes for policies expiring in the next 60 days. Promotion ends August 31, 2018. Maximum of one gift card per household. Visit for full terms and conditions. The merchants represented are not sponsors of the rewards or otherwise affiliated with this company. The logos and other identifying marks attached are trademarks of and owned by each represented company and/or its affiliates. Please visit each company’s website for additional terms and conditions.

OTIP Retirement Health, Dental and Travel Insurance

OTIP offers health, dental and travel insurance for retirees. The Retired Teachers Insurance Plan (RTIP) offers the most flexible health, dental and travel insurance available to the retired education community. Simply choose the plan that best meets your needs. Visit to learn more about RTIP.

OTIP Bursary Program

OTIP offers 12 academic bursaries of $1,500 every year. The bursary program promotes post-secondary education for our insured members and their relatives by investing in their future. Visit to learn more about the OTIP bursary program.

A savings program available exclusively to Ontario’s education community. Get discounts on travel, electronics, clothing and more! Visit to start saving.


Permanent employees are covered by the OMERS pension plan.  If you have questions about your eligibility or about the plan, please talk to the Chief Steward or a member of the executive.

Post-Secondary Bursary Award

Your union provides members’ children with the opportunity to apply for a Post-Secondary Bursary Award in the amount of $100.00!

The link below provides the details and the application form.

Post Secondary Application Form

Deadline to apply is April 1st.