Information for members – Manulife, MBSR, & more


1. Further to the motion passed at our April 22nd General Meeting:

– Manulife has retroactively implemented a vision wear benefit change from $250 to $500 from April 1, 2016-March 31, 2017. The Employer has requested Manulife to run a report to capture any claims processed prior to implementation of the change.

– the PSP benefit rate decrease is expected to be implemented next month.


2. We have another MBSR event scheduled for this fall!

MBSR Half-Day Retreat

Facilitated by Lynne Mustard, this retreat is a healthful and refreshing half-day immersion in mindfulness and stress reduction.  Pre-registration is required; seats are limited.  Please register here (

Saturday, October 22

9:30am – 12:30pm

Sleeping Dog Farm, 1506 Burnside Road West


3. The CUPE 2081 office will be minimally staffed next week to allow for off campus staff training, so a response to your message may be delayed. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience.


Thank you for your patience, support, and unity!