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Apply to be on a CUPE NL Division Committee!

Web banner: Image of woman looking at zoom meeting participants on a computer, with CUPE NL logoCUPE members in Newfoundland and Labrador are invited to apply to take part in our Division committees, for the term of 2020 to 2022. Open to all CUPE NL members. There are four positions open on each of the five committees: Contracting Out and Privatization Committee, Global Justice Committee, Human Rights Committee, Occupational Health and Safety Committee, and Pensions Committee.

Please share this application with all members in your local (or the link to this web page). Also, locals can print copies of the form to handout to members, or to post it in your workplace.

Deadline: must be received no later than October 15, 2020.

Term: 2020 to 2022

Please note: Applicants may be called if questions arise regarding application, however only those who have been selected will be contacted to confirm their appointment to a committee.

Apply Today!

To apply for one of the four seats on these committees, please submit your application via email to sherryh@cupe.ca.


It is also possible to submit by mail to:

Sherry Hillier
CUPE NL President
15 International Place
St. John’s, NL A1A 0L4

Committee Descriptions

Contracting Out and Privatization Committee

The Contracting Out and Privatization committee works in conjunction with our national committee to educate CUPE members in combatting contracting out and privatization in all its forms.

More information about privatization: cupe.ca/privatization

Global Justice Committee

The Global Justice Committee works to provide focus to CUPE’s global justice initiatives. The Committee works with provincial, national and international partners to help build a global movement to oppose corporate privatization, trade, deregulation, and increased threats to security, peace and human rights.

More information about CUPE’s Global Justice work: visit cupe.ca/globaljustice.

Human Rights Committee

The Human Rights Committee advises CUPE NL on issues related to women, workers of colour, aboriginal workers, people with disabilities and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and transsexual (LGBTTI) members.

More information about disability issues: cupe.ca/disability-rights

More information about Indigenous issues: cupe.ca/indigenous

More information about LGBTQ2+ issues: cupe.ca/lgbtq2

More information about racial equality: cupe.ca/racial-equality

More information about women’s rights: cupe.ca/women

Occupational Health and Safety Committee

The Occupational Health and Safety Committee provides a leadership role by recommending measures, programs and campaigns that focus on prevention of occupational illnesses and accidents. They pursue opportunities to integrate occupational health and safety with the work of other committees and in all regions and sectors of CUPE.

More information about health and safety issues and workers’ rights: cupe.ca/health-and-safety.

Pensions Committee

The Pensions Committee works to build CUPE NL’s capacity to promote, defend and improve pension plans. They provide advice on how to assist union trustees and pension activists in analyzing information to improve pension plans, including new developments and issues in pension funds and investments.

More information about pensions: cupe.ca/pensions