Provincial Funding Details

PLEASE NOTE: All provincially funded seats have been assigned.

Approved Provincial Funding

As per Membership Policy 026-M-2007, approved funding to attend the 2018 Education Conference shall be limited to:

Salary:

  • SUN will provide funding for the actual day of the event (November 8) .
  • Salary reimbursement shall be categorized as:
    • For scheduled shifts (paid Union Leaves): The Employer pays you directly and SUN reimburses your Employer for one shift per day of the event you are attending.
    • If attending on a day off, SUN Provincial pays you directly for 8 hours per day of attendance (a TD1 on file at SUN Provincial is required; forms are available from SUN Provincial).

Travel:

  • Roundtrip kilometrage shall be paid to members who must travel in excess of 50 kms (one-way) at a rate determined annually by the Board of Directors in the budget. Carpooling is encouraged.
  • As per Membership Policy 026-M-2007, travel time will not be compensated.
  • As per Membership Policy 026-M-2007, travel in “lieu of hotel” arrangements must be confirmed with the First-Vice President in advance and such reimbursement will be limited to the cost of the hotel.

Accommodation:

  • Funding for accomodations will be provided to members travelling in excess of 50kms one-way to the event.
  • Members are responsible to book and pay for their own accommodations. Please submit your hotel receipt with your expense claim form for reimbursement.
  • Members attending the Conference will receive funding for a maximum of one (1) night stay (eligible night: November 7).
  • Shared Accomodations: Accommodations will be reimbursed based on shared accommodations. Room share partners must be identified on your expense claim form. If you do not wish to share a standard room with another SUN member, SUN will reimburse you for half of the room cost.
  • Hotel rooms booked outside of the room block secured for this event, will be reimbursed for half the cost of a room, including taxes, to a maximum of the said room block.

Meals:

  • Funding will not be provided for meals included in the event. Lunch will be provided, for all participants,in attendance.
  • If staying in a hotel, any in-room dining charges must be reconciled upon check out.

Other expenses:

  • SUN Provincial will cover the cost of parking expenses; receipts must be attached to your expense claim to be reimbursed.
  • Participants are encouraged to approach their SUN District Council or Local Executive for those expenses not covered by SUN Provincial.

Questions?

Please contact Janelel Ruhr, Office Assistant, at janelle.ruhr@sun-nurses.sk.ca