March 31st will mark on year since the expiry of the collective agreements for more than 500,000 workers of Quebec in the public and parapublic sectors.
Here are a few activities, campaigns, important information and others for the last few weeks.
The SEU Local 800 is standing for you, standing with you, standing to say thank you!
The Service Employees Union, Local 800, recognizes the importance of academic training. For this reason, the SEU 800 proudly awards six scholarships worth $ 1,000 each year. As in previous years, one scholarship is awarded for merit in each of the five divisions of the SEU and a sixth scholarship is awarded for general merit […]
Following the health measures announced by the government, we would like to inform all members, that as of June 22, members of the SEU 800 will be able to access, by appointment only, all of the Union’s offices, for priority union activities such as the preparation of collective agreement negotiations and court hearings with their […]
Quebec City, June 16, 2020 – Since the beginning of the pandemic crisis, bus drivers engaged in intercity transportation have been laid off. Despite the resumption of economic activities, companies in this sector are paralyzed by sanitary measures which are impossible to reconcile with the profitability of the service. The Service Employees Union, Local 800 […]
Today more than ever, in a pandemic, the work of housekeepers must be highlighted. Everyone wants to work in a clean environment, but few people think of thanking the workers who ensure the cleanliness and sanitation of workplaces day after day. Since the start of the pandemic, these workers have been fighting the invisible enemy […]
The forms to receive PIRTE (Incentive Program To Retain Essential Workers) are now available! Are you an employee working in one of the services deemed essential? Have an income of less than $ 550 per week? You must register on the Revenu Québec site. https://www.revenuquebec.ca/en/online-services/online-services/online-services/apply-for-the-incentive-program-to-retain-essential-workers/ You will receive an amount of $ 100 per week […]
May 5TH, 2020 UPDATE Here are the details of the deconfinement plan announced by the government of Quebec. Dates Economic sectors Regions May 4 Shops with an exterior door All of Quebec except for the Montreal region May 25 Shops with an exterior door Region of Montreal (MCM) May 11 Manufactures / Factories (If more […]
Despite the current crisis, public sector bargaining teams continue to work. To follow the evolution of public sector negotiations, here is the link to consult the ” Info-Negos ”: https://ftq.qc.ca/negociations-secteur-public-cest-parti/#1586464094547-6fed6ebc-8161
UPDATE – APRIL 6th, 2020 The various salary improvement announced: Incentive Program to Retain Essential Workers (IPREW) “. This program will allow low-income workers who work full-time or part-time, working in essential decreed services, to receive a benefit of $ 100 per week. This service will be retroactive to March 15 and will be temporary, […]
UPDATE OF APRIL 2 2020 CANADA EMERGENCY RESPONSE BENEFIT The Emergency Care Allowance and the Emergency Support Allowance have been merged to become the Canadian Emergency Benefit (CERB). The CERB has also been integrated into employment insurance to allow workers to apply for benefits at the same counter. ELIGIBILITY CONDITIONS I lost my job because […]
At the press conference that took place on April 1, Minister Bill Morneau announced a wage subsidy of 75 % of wages for eligible businesses. This subsidy will be for a maximum of 3 months and will take effect retroactively from March 15, 2020. It will therefore help companies to maintain the employment link with workers. […]
UPDATE OF MARCH 26 2020 The Emergency Care Allowance and the Emergency Support Allowance have been merged to become the Canadian Emergency Benefit (CERB). The CERB has also been integrated into employment insurance to allow workers to apply for benefits at the same counter. ELIGIBILITY CONDITIONS I lost my job ; I’m sick ; I’m […]
Following the decision announced by Prime Minister François Legault, UES 800 will close all of its offices and cancel all meetings, from March 25, 2020, until April 13, 2020. Call management During this period, in order to maintain service to members, all union representatives and the insurance department and administrative staff will telecommute. You can […]
The Quebec government orders the closure, from March 25 at 12:01 a.m. until April 13, 2020, of all non-essential businesses and services. Note that telework and online commerce are permitted at all times, for all businesses. You will therefore find the list of essential commercial services and activities that will remain open by consulting the […]
UPDATE OF MARCH 18, 2020 COVID-19 is now having a serious impact in the work field. Following the recommendations and directives of the public health department, several people will either be laid off, in preventive or voluntary quarantine and so on. We carry particular attention to announcements from governments and authorities to support and mitigate the […]