Posts from CUPE Nation Website

review and overhaul of funding formula

CUPE applauds Campaign for Public Education’s calls for review and overhaul of funding formula   TORONTO – The union representing 55,000 education workers in Ontario is applauding the Campaign for Public Education’s (CPE) latest effort to secure a review and overhaul of the province’s outdated funding formula. “CUPE has been calling for a review [...]

2017-11-27T09:45:13+00:00 November 16th, 2017|CUPE National News|

Ontario Making Schools Safer for Students with Prevalent Medical Conditions

Ontario is making schools safer for students with prevalent medical conditions, by requiring school boards to provide individual care plans for these students to manage their daily medical needs.Mitzie Hunter, Minister of Education, made the announcement today at Holy Name Catholic School in Toronto.By next school year, all school boards across Ontario will be required [...]

2017-10-25T11:36:38+00:00 October 25th, 2017|CUPE National News|

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+00:00 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+00:00 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+00:00 October 11th, 2017|CUPE National News|

Special Notice Bill 115

SPECIAL NOTICE If you were employed by the York Catholic District School Board between the dates of September 1, 2012 and August 31, 2014 and your Union was the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 2331, you are eligible to share in the financial settlement reached by CUPE for the breach of [...]

2017-09-26T09:11:59+00:00 September 25th, 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+00:00 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+00:00 September 1st, 2017|CUPE National News|