Hardship Maternity Fund
The Hardship Maternity Fund was established to distribute the yearly maternity benefit agreed in article 17.05(b) of the 2005 – 2010 Collective Agreement. The Fund provides financial support, up to a maximum of $2500 to CUPE 2278 members who are in financial hardship due to the birth, or imminent birth, of a child.
For details on eligibility and administration of the fund, please see our policy document below. If you would like more information or plan to make an application to the fund, please contact the Hardship Maternity Committee of the CUPE 2278 Executive through the union office e-mail.