CUPE National Convention

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The 2019 National Convention of the Canadian Union of Public Employees will take place in Montreal at the Palais des congrès de Montrèal (Montreal Convention Centre).  

HEU’s Provincial Executive (P.E.) has budgeted for members to attend in accordance with the annual budget and the HEU Constitution and By-Laws. The P.E. and members who represent HEU on CUPE National committees are entitled to automatic delegate status. The remaining delegates shall be divided proportionately among the five (5) regions.

Your local’s nominee(s) must be (a) elected at a membership meeting that has quorum and (b) meet the eligibility requirements of Article 4 of the HEU Constitution and By-Laws. You may call a special meeting, if necessary, for this purpose.  

Local Officers must then complete and sign the attached application form and forward to the attention of Candice Klein at HEU Provincial Office no later than 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 30.

Delegates will be selected based on their activism, experience, and diverse representation. HEU will cover wage loss, registration fees, travel, accommodation, and per diems.

Also, you will find information regarding six (6) awards that will be given out at the CUPE National Convention on their website. The deadline for nominations is July 9. Please follow the directions for each award if you wish to nominate an HEU member.

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