Reserve Membership

The NSTU now offers two methods to apply for Regular and Active Reserve Membership.

  1. You may apply and remit payment online (2016-2017) if you are paying by Visa, MasterCard or PayPal.
  2. To apply by mail, please download and fill out the (2016-2017) application form.

Benefits of Reserve & Active Reserve Membership

Regular Reserve Membership:

Fee:  $10.00 per year (Expires July 31st of each year)

Benefits:

  • The right to benefits as provided through the NSTU as bargaining agent.
  • The right to apply for legal assistance in instances resulting from problems arising in the performance of duties.
  • The right to attend Council as an observer, or as an associate delegate, when nominated by a professional association.
  • The right to attend meetings of a designated Local, as an observer.
  • The right to membership in professional associations.
  • The right to membership in the NSTU Group Insurance Plan, in accordance with the provisions of the plan.
  • The right to receive NSTU publications through web access on the NSTU website.
  • The right to professional counselling within education.
  • The right to access the NSTU Members Only material on the NSTU website.
  • The right to an NSTU web mail account.

Active Reserve Membership:

Fee:  $32.00 per year (Expires July 31st of each year)

You must be a substitute and have taught 15 days in the current or previous school year to apply for this membership option.

Benefits are those of Regular Reserve found above, plus:

  • The right to vote at the local and/or provincial level.
  • The right to attend Council:
    • as a voting delegate, when nominated by a Local;
    • as an alternate delegate, when nominated by a Local;
    • as the Local Observer as nominated by a Local;
    • as an observer.
  • The right to membership on NSTU committees.