CUPE Local 41 support services
If your employee group is part of CUPE, you are covered under the terms and conditions of the CUPE collective agreement for Local 41. Please make sure you are familiar with this agreement, particularly the local conditions specific to your site. You must also follow all Covenant Health policies and procedures.
If you are eligible, you must enroll in benefit offerings within the first 31 days of initial eligibility as per your employee grouping. We will email you when you are able to elect benefits.
See Article 13: Probation Period in your collective agreement.
If you move into a new position within the bargaining unit, see Article 33: Appointments, Promotions, Transfers and Vacancies for information about transferring within your probation period and trial periods.
Previous experience, portability and site transfers
Recognition of previous experience
We may recognize relevant work experience hours from previous positions or employers to determine your salary placement. This only applies to time worked before your start date with us. See Article 14: Salaries in your collective agreement.
You will be placed at Step 1 of the salary grid for your job classification. To have your rate of pay reviewed, you must submit your previous experience. See experience, education and portability for more information.
Portability and site transfers
There are currently no provisions in the collective agreement for portability of dates, accrued banks or site transfers from other employers.