Updates to Career Development Fund

A Letter of Agreement (LOA) between UVic and CUPE 951 has been established that significantly improves people’s access to learning. Regular CUPE 951 employees who apply for development opportunities can now access up to $5000.00 per person on an annual basis. This is the first major update to the policy since it’s inception in 1981. The types of learning and…

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Update on UVic Shortfall

As you may have heard, UVic has announced a 17.5 million-dollar shortfall for the current fiscal year (April 1, 2022 – March 31, 2023).  On September 8, 2022 the other CUPE local Presidents and I met with Kane Kilbey and Kristi Simpson to have a conversation, where they assured us that they plan to have this dealt with by April…

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Media Release: UVic Unions call on University to cancel dramatic parking cost increase

August 8, 2022 (Victoria) – Five University of Victoria (UVic) unions have organized a petitionasking UVic to reconsider a planned parking increase of 50% for September 2022. In response,the University introduced a minor compromise, a three-year phased implementation foremployees who are current annual permit holders and who make less than $68,000. It does notapply to those who were not annual…

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