Looking for updates on collective bargaining? Contact your local directly. CUPE National Collective Bargaining Resources for CUPE Locals are available here: www.cupe.ca After the introduction of the Saskatchewan Employment Act effective October 29, 2007. On April 1, 2014 and changes to the Essential Services Provisions of the Saskatchewan Employment Act applicable on January 1, 2016, CUPE Local can indicate the following useful updated resources: Negotiating strong contracts for members is the best CUPE can do. The solidarity of our members is at the heart of our bargaining power and allows us to win. Together, we have built strong communities and achieved better wages, benefits, pensions and fair treatment for workers.