ACTIVE – CITY OF REGINA POLICIES:
Our Local bylaws and CUPE Constitution determine the Union’s objectives and how the Union operates. CUPE is a democratic Union in which the members make the decisions and set the policies. At all levels, it is rank and file members who determine by majority vote what the Union does.
Medical and dental benefits
Medical and dental benefits for CUPE 21 members are provided through Saskatchewan Blue Cross.
- Download benefit information for permanent members
- Download benefit information for casual members
- Download claim forms and process online forms at the Blue Cross website
Employee and Family Assistance Program
The Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP) is a confidential information, counselling and referral service. It is designed to provide you with direct access to professionals who will help you resolve your problems or issues before they affect your health, family life, or job performance.
The Regina Civic Employees’ Long Term Disability Plan provides eligible members with protection against the potential loss of income in the event they become ill or accidentally injured.
Pensions for Local 21 members are administered by the Regina Civic Employees’ Pension Plan.
Some of the links provided are for informational purposes only. Contact your physician or other qualified health care professional before being acted on. Never disregard any advice given to you by your doctor or other qualified health care professional. Always seek the advice of a physician or other licensed health care professional regarding any questions you have about your medical condition(s) and treatment(s).
Heat Stress Information
Given the heat of the summer and how it affects our workplaces and members it’s important to know how life threatening the effects of extreme heat can be. Please use this heat stress information so you can share it with your co-workers and Joint Health & Safety Committees. Employers should be developing and implementing policies to prevent heat stress-related illness in the workplace. As well as the resources below check your provincial or federal government websites for heat stress guidelines or regulations for your region
- Hot Environments – Health Effects
- Saskatchewan OHS
- Health & Safety Information – CUPE
- Repetitive Strain Injuries – CUPE
- Health and Safety for Workers with Disabilities – CUPE
- It’s Your Health – Health CANADA
- MedEffect – Health CANADA
- Medical Dictionary