April 16, 2015
Members of United Steelworkers Local 1998 (appointed) group are advised that the Union has scheduled the following General Membership Meetings for 2015:
Wednesday, June 10
Release time meeting, 3 p.m.
Thursday, October 15*
Release time meeting, 3 p.m.*
Tuesday, December 15
Release time meeting, 3:15 p.m.**
In accordance with the terms 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 non-appointed (casual) collective agreement. However, such employees may attend on their own time if they are not scheduled to work.
*Please note: the date and time has been changed from October 14, 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. to October 15 at 3:00 p.m. Please see the September 8 message for more information.
**Please note: the time has been changed on December 15, from 3:00 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. Please see the November 2 message for more information.