Posts from CUPE Nation Website

Send a letter of Support

College faculty are asking students, parents, community members and all allies to send letters of solidarity and support to help us negotiate a fair collective agreement. This message will be sent to 24 Ontario college Presidents, Premier Kathleen Wynne, and Deputy Premier Deb Matthews.  Thanks for taking the time to show your support! [...]

2017-10-23T11:53:56-04:00 October 19th, 2017|CUPE National News|

York Region Library workers celebrate Library Week

Public library workers in York Region, members of Local 905 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE 905), and their supporters, are celebrating Ontario Public Library Week with a message that, in addition to having great patrons, great libraries depend on great workers. “We’re very proud of the relationship we have developed with our patrons [...]

2017-10-23T11:53:11-04:00 October 17th, 2017|CUPE National News|

Negotiations underway for Kimberley Library Workers

Negotiations for a first collective agreement between CUPE Local 440 and the Kimberley Public Library in southeast BC began today, after library workers voted to join CUPE last June. “Our members are deeply committed to the important community services they provide. They decided to join CUPE to ensure fairness in their workplace and put a formal process in place to address important workplace issues,” [...]

2017-10-23T11:53:33-04:00 October 11th, 2017|CUPE National News|

CUPE Members Welcome Students to New School Year

A new school year begins today across Saskatchewan, and CUPE-represented education support staff are welcoming new and returning students to their first day of classes. “CUPE education workers are facing a challenging year ahead of us. With a 6.5 per cent increase in student enrollment and over $500 less per student to educate them, [...]

2017-09-26T03:13:15-04:00 September 5th, 2017|CUPE National News|

CUPE Education Workers Reach Agreement on Bill 115 “remedy” with Provincial Government

In what may be one of the largest settlements of its kind for employees who have suffered a workplace breach of Charter rights, CUPE education workers have reached an agreement on “remedy”, or financial compensation, with the Ontario government. The settlement comes slightly more than a year after the Ontario Superior Court issued a decision in [...]

2017-09-28T16:11:47-04:00 September 1st, 2017|CUPE National News|