City Engineering

The City of Vancouver Engineering unit is one of the largest work units within CUPE 1004.

Collective Agreement

Download the 2016-2019 collective agreement between the City of Vancouver and CUPE 1004.

Benefits

Refer to the language in the collective agreement for a comprehensive list of employee benefits. Clause 9 of the agreement covers benefits from medical, dental, gratuity, leaves, and more. Download the Pacific Blue Cross benefits plan information.

Pension

City of Vancouver employees are part of the Municipal Pension Plan.

Stewards

There is a network of stewards that represent members who work for the City of Vancouver Engineering work units. To find your steward information, contact the CUPE 1004 office for the details.

Attendance Management Program

We want to remind City members that they have the right in the collective agreement to have a steward attend Attendance Management meetings. Members should be requesting this, just to ensure that their rights are being respected.

Occupational Health & Safety

Know your rights! Training is key. Workers Compensation Act & Regulations must be followed. Members sit on the occupational health & safety (OH&S) committee to monitor and discuss health & safety related issues or concerns in the workplace.

OH&S Chair Laurence Cameron (604) 931-5154
OH&S Rep STEOBS safety committee for equipment Robby Dhaliwal
OH&S Rep STEOBS safety committee for equipment Paul Hogan
OH&S Rep STEOBS safety committee for equipment Jimmie Collins
OH&S Rep STEOBS safety committee for equipment (alternate) Jeff Haldorson
OH&S Rep STEOBS safety committee for equipment (alternate) Sal Cerminara
OH&S Rep STEOBS safety committee for equipment (alternate) Wayne Levesque
OH&S Rep Sewers safety committee for equipment Dax Mcrae
OH&S Rep Sewers safety committee for equipment (alternate) Sandro Tadde

Disability plan document

Download the disability plan document: 2015 Dec 18 COV & CUPE 1004 Disability Plan Document

Employee Family Assistance Plan

Take advantage of the Employee Family Assistance Plan (EFAP) that is available to you and your family. Visit Homewood Health for more information or call their toll free number at 1(800) 663-1142. Here are some of the areas that they provide services for:

Plan Smart

  • Health: Nutrition, lifestyle changes, weight management, smoking cessation
  • Life Balance: Childcare and parenting, elder and family care, relationships, financial, legal
  • Career: Career planning, workplace issues, pre-retirement, shift work

Counselling

  • Family
  • Marital
  • Relationships
  • Addictions
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Life transitions/change
  • Grief/bereavement
  • Stress
  • Other personal issues