We invite CULE Sisters and Brothers to take the challenge of reading the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) summary report starting June 21, 2016, National Aboriginal Day. You can pledge to accept this challenge here.
Also, a reminder of the following provisions in our Collective Agreement:
Social Justice Leave 21.23
At the request of an employee, up to a total of fourteen (14) hours with pay shall be granted as follows: (This leave is not subject to carry over or to being cashed out.)
a) to attend a recognized function sponsored by an organization other than the Employer during International Women’s Week; b) for the purposes of celebrating National Aboriginal Day on June 21 to attend a recognized function sponsored by an organization other than the Employer; and c) for the purpose of recognition and celebration of human rights to attend a recognized function related to human rights.