Ontario education workers vote 93 per cent in favour of job action

Ontario education workers represented by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) have voted 93 per cent in favour of job action amid negotiations with the province. The vote, which has been taking place since late August across Ontario, will leave 55,000 CUPE employees in a legal strike position as of Sept. 30. Negotiations [...]

2019-09-17T14:45:27-04:00 September 17th, 2019|Temp News|

Strike vote could spell job action at local schools week of Sept. 23

Two local unions that represent York Region’s public education support workers, and caretaking and maintenance staff, are poised for a strike vote that could spell job action at local schools the week of Sept. 23. Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Locals 1734 and 1196, which together represent about 4,300 members in the third largest [...]

2019-09-10T15:48:32-04:00 September 10th, 2019|Temp News|

CUPE Ontario launches province wide campaign Communities, Not Cuts campaign

CUPE Ontario announced today their Communities not Cuts campaign. This province-wide initiative brings together public sector workers and communities in a fightback against the Ford Conservative government’s all out attack on Ontario’s public services and the workers who provide them. “Every community, every type of work we do, every service Ontarians rely on is threatened.  Today [...]

2019-09-10T15:45:54-04:00 September 10th, 2019|Temp News|