We know members have been waiting patiently for the Lifestyle and Wellness Spending Account (LWSA): a one-time $250 fund every eligible CCFA member can access to reimburse purchases that improve their physical and mental health. We're as frustrated as you are that it has taken this long to set up. We are sorry to report that the process is less-than-seamless, but we want … [Read more...] about The $250 Lifestyle and Wellness Spending Account is (finally) here!
As you hopefully already know, your 2022-2025 CCFA Bargaining Team negotiated Camosun Faculty a whole whack of new extended health benefits. These benefits are part of your total compensation package as Camosun employees, so make sure you take full advantage. Here's how: We have a pay-direct Drug Card! Manulife has finally started the process of mailing members our new … [Read more...] about You have new health benefits! Here’s how to use them.
Happy New Year! Most Camosun College faculty members should have received their long-awaited (and much fought-for) retro pay from the negotiated wage increases in the 2022-2025 Collective Agreement on December 15. This includes continuing members employed at any point from ratification on Sept 21 to the date of the first issue of the pay increase on October 12 and any term … [Read more...] about If you didn’t receive retro pay, write your Union!
We don't often get to brag, but from time to time, the Union wins a major victory for all faculty members. Such was the case with our recent Mediated Settlement of the fact that our Employer had failed to evaluate and administer employee requests for medical accommodations in a fair and timely manner. The Union grieved the Employer's use of Manulife's Abilities Management … [Read more...] about New “Revised Medical Accommodations Process”
Attention Members and former Camosun Employees! Please share this with any former faculty members that you know! We have a new Collective Agreement! What’s in it? Visit our FAQs to learn more! If you worked for Camosun between April 1, 2022 & September 21, 2023, you are eligible for BACK PAY, but you need to apply! This applies to ALL Substitute … [Read more...] about Past Members, You Need to Apply Now for Retro Pay!