November 13, 2020

Apply for the CUPEU Professional Development fund

Thinking about taking that online workshop or that magazine that would give insight to your CU job if you had a subscription? The CUPEU Professional Development fund can help, if you're eligible!

The PD Round 3 application period starts next Monday and ends on December 2, 2020 at 5 p.m. (this is firm). In light of the pandemic, note that:
  • the Professional Development Committee will adhere to the university's position on work-related travel for staff.
  • the fund does not cover equipment-related expenses, per article 10.12.b. If you need office equipment for your work-from-home situation, contact your supervisor.
PD Virtual Info Session
New to CUPEU and curious about Professional Development? Been thinking about PD for awhile, but still have specific questions? Come and drop by CUPEU's very first PD Virtual Info Session!

November 26, 2020 (Thursday)
11:30 - 1:30 p.m.

Douglas Chananda (VP Special Projects, PD Committee) and Sheila Ettinger (VP Membership) will take you through the PD application process, best practices and preparation tips based on your questions. Send your questions to us ahead of time, so we'll take note to answer them at the session.
What's ahead
As we continue to work through the winter semester, CUPEU would like to check-in with the membership and see how its doing by way of a survey. Results from April's survey were useful for labour relations meetings (confirming the membership's collective concerns and ensuring they were addressed), so updated results will be helpful for future meetings. Keep an eye out for next week's newsletter!

New to your CU job?

Congratulations on your unionized position! You're now part of an organization that stands together to make sure CU professionals have the safest, most sustainable work environment possible.

Find out about your rights as a Concordia University professional employee and set an online meeting today!