USW General Membership Meeting – December 13, 2018

Date November 1, 2018
To: Principals, Deans, Academic Directors & Chairs; Professional & Managerial Staff
From: Kelly Hannah-Moffat, Vice-President, Human Resources & Equity

I am writing to inform you that the United Steelworkers Local 1998 is holding a General Membership Meeting requiring release time for December 13, 2018 at 3:30 p.m.

Locations are as follows:

  • St. George Campus: 25 Cecil St.
  • UTM: DV3129
  • UTSC: Room MW229

In accordance with the ‘Letter of Understanding: Union Meetings’ of the Staff-Appointed Collective Agreement between the United Steelworkers and the University of Toronto, “employees will be given time off (not to exceed two (2) hours), with no loss of regular straight time pay, up to three (3) times per year to attend General Membership Meetings of the Local Union”.

There is no comparable clause in the Casual collective agreement. However, casual employees may attend on their own time if they are not scheduled or required to work.