Reserve Membership application forms for 2019-2020
Proof of days taught (from payroll statements or statements of days taught) must be forwarded to the NSTU. A minimum of 15 days taught and claimed is required in the previous and/or current school year.
Effective August 1, 2018 Reserve members must select a Local when applying.
Fee: $32.00 per year (Expires July 31st of each year)
A Reserve Member is a teacher or other qualified person engaged on a day-to-day basis to take the place of a person regularly employed as a teacher by an Education Entity as defined by the Education Act, who has been employed as such for not less than fifteen (15) days in the preceding and/or the current school year, and who:
(i) is employed on a day-to-day basis by an education entity as defined by the Education Act to take the place of a regularly employed teacher;
(ii) pays an annual Union Membership Fee as fixed from time-to-time by Council; and,
iii) pays per diem Union Membership Fees as fixed from time-to-time by Council.
The rights of Reserve Membership shall include, but not necessarily be limited to the right to:
(i) benefits as provided through NSTU as bargaining agent;
(ii) request legal assistance in instances resulting from problems arising in the performance of duties;
(iii) professional counselling within education;
(iv) vote at the local and provincial level;
(v) attend Council as outlined in Article II of these By-Laws;
(vi) membership in Professional Associations, except the right to hold office;
(vii) membership in the NSTU Group Insurance Plan, in accordance with the provisions of the plan;
(viii) membership on NSTU committees, where elected or appointed;
(ix) access NSTU publications and materials,