Convention

Each year, delegates from affiliated CUPE Locals Unions gather at the Annual Convention of CUPE Saskatchewan Division to set the direction and determine priorities for the year ahead, hear reports on the vital work being done by our union, elect members to leadership positions, approve financial statements, and engage in important policy discussions on the issues facing CUPE members and the public services we provide to Saskatchewan communities.


The next annual convention of CUPE Saskatchewan will be held on March 8 – 10, 2023, in Regina.

Convention 2023 will call to order at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 8, 2023.

The official Convention Call package has been sent to CUPE Local Unions affiliated to CUPE Saskatchewan Division by regular mail. If your Local Union has not received a convention package by December 19, 2022, please contact Jodi at the CUPE Saskatchewan Office at 306-757-1009. To update your Local Union’s mailing address, please contact the CUPE Saskatchewan office.

CONVENTION DEADLINES
Early Registration Wednesday February 1 2023
Resolutions Wednesday February 1 2023 (Noon)
Child Care Registration Wednesday February 1 2023
Hotel Reservation Block Booking Wednesday February 1 2023
W.S. Lloyd Award Nomination Wednesday February 1 2023 (NOON)
Activist Award Nomination Wednesday February 1 2023 (NOON)
REGISTRATION RATES
$275 per delegate by February 1 2023
$325 per delegate after February 1 2023

 

DELEGATE REPRESENTATION

Local Unions may begin to consider their delegate representation.

In addition to regular voting delegate representation determined by Article 7, Section 1 and membership size, each Local Union is entitled to additional young worker credentials. Locals with a membership of 1,000 or less can have one additional young worker delegate. Locals with a membership of over 1,000 can have two additional young worker delegates. Young workers are defined as members who are 29 years of age or under.

Credentials assigned to your Local Union and the Additional Young Worker Credential(s) are included in your official Convention Call package in original paper copy.

ELECTIONS

AGENDA

RESOLUTIONS AND CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS

Resolutions or proposed constitutional amendments for consideration at convention are to be submitted to the CUPE Saskatchewan office by or before Wednesday, February 1, 2023 at noon.

All resolutions and constitutional amendments must be signed by the President and Secretary of a Local Union or chairperson and secretary of an occupational group or council.

CHILD CARE

On-site child care will be made available during the convention proceedings for those who provided pre-registration of their child care needs by February 1, 2023.

HOTEL ACCOMMODATION

Accommodation is available under a group rate at the Delta Hotel in Regina located at 1919 Saskatchewan Drive— the hotel where the convention will be held.

The block booking rate at the Delta Hotels Regina is available until February 1, 2023.

SMALL LOCAL ASSISTANCE

CUPE Saskatchewan offers financial assistance to small Local Unions with a membership of 50 full-time or equivalent members or less to participate in the Annual Convention.

AWARD NOMINATIONS

The Woodrow Stanley Lloyd Award for Collective Action is awarded by CUPE Saskatchewan to a group (CUPE Local Union, a committee or group of outstanding individual members) responsible for a remarkable achievement, a tremendous contribution or exceptional activism.

The CUPE Saskatchewan Activist Award recognizes CUPE members who have demonstrated extraordinary activism.

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