Unit 1 Bargaining Committee
The Bargaining Committee shall consist of the President, the First Vice-President, a member of the Grievance Committee and four members elected from the general membership, one of whom shall be a long service employee (15 or more years’ service), and one member of YUSAPUY working at the Glendon campus elected by the Glendon membership. In the event that no long service employee and/or no member working at Glendon stands for election, the position(s) may be filled by a member-at-large. The function of this Committee shall be to negotiate any changes to the current Collective Agreement (see Article XIII). One member of the committee shall be elected by the committee to be the Chair.
The Communications Committee shall consist of four elected members of the general membership. It shall be the function of this Committee to keep members informed of YUSAPUY activities and labour-related developments both on and off-campus with a newsletter and/or by other means.
Constitution and Policy Committee
The Constitution and Policy Committee shall consist of three elected members of the general membership. The function of this Committee shall be the construction and maintenance of the YUSAPUY Constitution and the YUSAPUY Policy Manual. The Committee shall also advise the Executive Board in the interpretation of these documents.
The Equity Committee shall consist of six (6) elected members of the general membership. It shall be the function of the Committee to promote and advance anti-oppressive principles and practices, such as equity, diversity, inclusion, indigenization, 2SLGBTQIA+ pride, anti-misogyny, and anti-racism, including anti-Black racism, anti-Indigenous racism, anti-Asian racism, Antisemitism, Islamophobia, within the general membership, union officials, and YusApuY. The committee will develop and deliver regular programming including community outreach and advocacy training for the committee and the membership.
The Grievance Committee shall consist of four Union Stewards (see Article VII –Stewards). Selection of members of this Committee and members to sit as their alternates, by vote among the Stewards, shall take place immediately after the Annual General Election. All Grievance Committee members must remain a Steward while sitting as members of the Grievance Committee. A member of the Grievance Committee shall sit as a member of the Bargaining Committee. The functions of this Committee shall be to advise members of their rights under the Collective Agreement and to co-ordinate and process grievances in conjunction with the Stewards on behalf of members of the bargaining unit
Health and Safety Committee
The Health and Safety Committee shall consist of eight Union Health and Safety Representatives, who will be worker members of the YUSAPUY Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee. Health and Safety committee representatives shall consist of members of the general membership appointed for an indefinite term. Members wishing to be appointed as a Health and Safety representative shall notify the Executive Board in writing. Health and Safety representatives shall be appointed and de-appointed (see Article VI, Section 4) by the Executive board at its discretion and with due consideration. This Committee shall provide information to and educate the general membership about health and safety issues and legislation, and examine legislation, policies and procedures and their effect on Union members. Training of the Health and Safety representatives shall be at the expense of the Union and/or the employer and under approval of the Executive Board.
Job Evaluation Committee
The YUSAPUYJob Evaluation Committee shall consist of YUSAPUY raters. The Committee shall consist of members of the general membership appointed for an indefinite term. Members wishing to be appointed as a YUSAPUY rater shall notify the Executive Board in writing. Job Evaluation Committee members shall be appointed and de-appointed (see Article VI, Section 4) by the Executive Board at its discretion and with due consideration. The President and/or the First Vice-President shall oversee the Joint Job Evaluation System.
The Nominations Committee shall consist of three elected members of the general membership. The functions of this Committee shall be to aid in the search for candidates for Offices and Committees, Stewards and YUSAPUY representatives on various bodies. The Committee shall oversee procedures for YUSAPUY’s Annual General Elections and shall conduct any necessary by-elections as outlined in Article XI -Elections.