CUPE National

More than 1,900 Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) staff have voted to be represented by Canada's largest health care union – the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE). Clerical staff, registered practical nurses and care aides, porters, dietary, environmental, trades and other services staff at both KHSC sites (Kingston General [...]
Tue, May 22, 2018
Source: CUPE National
CUPE Local 998 congratulates the new board appointed to govern Efficiency Manitoba and looks forward to productive conversations in the future. “Our members want some certainty about their futures,” said Chris Mravinec, CUPE Local 998 President. “We hope that this board will be transparent and open about our path forward.” CUPE Local [...]
Fri, May 18, 2018
Source: CUPE National
CUPE Local 998 congratulates the new board appointed to govern Efficiency Manitoba and looks forward to productive conversations in the future. “Our members want some certainty about their futures,” said Chris Mravinec, CUPE Local 998 President. “We hope that this board will be transparent and open about our path forward.” CUPE Local [...]
Fri, May 18, 2018
Source: CUPE National
CUPE Local 998 congratulates the new board appointed to govern Efficiency Manitoba and looks forward to productive conversations in the future. “Our members want some certainty about their futures,” said Chris Mravinec, CUPE Local 998 President. “We hope that this board will be transparent and open about our path forward.” CUPE [...]
Fri, May 18, 2018
Source: CUPE National
After more than 18 months of negotiations, over 40 bargaining dates, multiple pieces of Liberal anti-labour legislation and countless protests, members of the Health Care Councils of Unions have voted 92% ratify an agreement put forward by the Province. This agreement will move negotiations between the employer and all four bargaining [...]
Fri, May 18, 2018
Source: CUPE National
Susan Gapka, a member of both CUPE National and CUPE Ontario Pink Triangle committees, has a new tool to open doors for people too often excluded: a Key to the City of Toronto. This week, Gapka was awarded the key by Toronto Mayor John Tory for her two decades of work [...]
Fri, May 18, 2018
Source: CUPE National
Susan Gapka, a member of both CUPE National and CUPE Ontario Pink Triangle committees, has a new tool to open doors for people too often excluded: a Key to the City of Toronto. This week, Gapka was awarded the key by Toronto Mayor John Tory for her two decades of work [...]
Fri, May 18, 2018
Source: CUPE National
On April 18th the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) issued a memo announcing a province-wide review of security services, using an external consultant named Tony Weeks. In announcing the review, Saskatchewan Health Authority vice-president Andrew Will told media, “Definitely we're seeing more events where staff and/or patient safety is jeopardized.” “There [...]
Thu, May 17, 2018
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Library workers from all over the province are in Richmond this week to participate in the BC Library Association's (BCLA) annual conference. This year's conference theme is work and culture, which “urges an examination of the connections between work environments, institutional cultures, and communities; an inquiry of how cultures can [...]
Thu, May 17, 2018
Source: CUPE National
Picket lines have gone up and more than 230 Cornwall city workers have commenced strike action this morning after Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) and the City of Cornwall failed to reach an agreement in contract negotiations. Paramedics, outside workers, and library workers are now on strike. “It certainly didn't [...]
Thu, May 17, 2018
Source: CUPE National