Your collective agreement sets out your rights and responsibilities at work. If you have any questions or concerns about your treatment, please contact the union office or the Chief Steward so we can help!
Our bylaws set out the rules for how our local democratically elects our representatives, and how it is run. They are updated annually and any changes are presented to the membership, approved then sent to CUPE National for final approval. Our bylaws are now updated to reflect all approved language up to March 2020!
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
For Health & Dental coverage & claims questions contact
Great West Life: 1-866-800-8050
Other updates from CUPE can be found on their website: www.cupe-ewbt.ca
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:
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 www.otip.com/RTIP to learn more about RTIP.
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 www.otip.com/bursary 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 www.edvantage.ca/CUPE 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.
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: Bursary Document 2021-2022
Deadline to apply is May 1st.