Today, we informed SGI that we do not agree with the opening of the collective agreement and that we would not approve any of their requests. A 48-month extension agreement, which will take effect from January 1, 2014 to December 31, 2017, was concluded in May 2014 during the negotiation phase. Negotiation duration – 5 months. Enhanced Benefits Plan: 1.61% of payroll as of January 1, 2014 [$75,000 for the duration of the agreement]; January 1, 2015, 1.61%; January 1, 2016, 1.5%; January 1, 2017, 1.5%. As we explained in our last update, we received oral communications on cost-containment within SaskTel. A meeting is scheduled for February 14 to discuss the issue. We have an obligation to meet with them to listen to their proposals on cost containment. We will evaluate their proposals and provide an update at this stage. Colleagues, please take a moment to read the call to the members of the commission by clicking here on the constituency assistants – CBA – 1 April 2018 – 31 March. 2021 Constituency Assistants – CBA – April 1, 2015 – March 31, 2018 Constituency Assistants – CBA – April 1, 2012 – March 31, 2015 Constituency Assistants – CBA – 1. April 2009 – March 31, 2012 Constituency Assistants – CBA – April 1, 2006 – March 31, 2009 Constituency Assistants – April 1 – April 1 – April 1 – CBA – April 1 – April 1, 2003 – 31. March 2006 Union: Canadian Office and Professional Employees Union SGI – CBA – January 1, 2018 – December 31, 2022SGI – CBA – January 1, 2014 – December 31, 2017SGI – CBA – January 1, 2010 – December 3, 1, 1 2013SGI – CBA – January 1, 2007 – December 31, 2009 – Revised September 24, 2007 – Note: This pension increase does not apply to workers working in prisons or young offenders because they already contribute to the PEPP with a maximum contribution rate of 9% of workers and 9% of employers.
Employee Pension Insurance Employees (PEPP) – Current contribution rate of 7.6% education: as of January 1, 2015, the employer pays $2,000 in compensation to permanent employees after completing certificate in Rehabilitation Benefits Administration (CRBA) or Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP). I ask all Members to refer to the COMMISSION 397 website (www.cope397.ca) and the COPE 397 Facebook page, on which we will provide updates. I also encourage members to update their contact information on the website so that we can, if necessary, update us via email and/or phone messages. . Your help is needed to support the union at our rallies, town hall meetings, promotional events, information exchanges, lobbying and any other support you can provide. In the province, meal rates increased on January 1, 2014: we met again with SGI today for a follow-up to the January 19 meeting on the current government, which is calling for public servants to help contain spending. Family holidays: family holidays are extended by step relationships and pre-legal guardianship [new increase]. We will invite our members to participate in meetings, town halls, days of action and events related to this budgetary chaos in which this government has brought the province of Saskatchewan. Our Union is every member and together we will be strong.
All events take place on the website and Facebook page. I encourage everyone to try to participate in meetings and events. We were told that as Saskatchewan Crown Corporation and as public servants, we had to play our part in controlling spending. Some of the proposals we have been made are: bargaining unit: office workers; Service and maintenance staff Technical staff Following Unifor`s January 30 bargaining update, COPE Local 397, which represents SGI union members, met with SGI on cost control.