CUPE National

CUPE 90 has served written notice to the City of Weyburn, Saskatchewan and the Minister of Labour Relations and Workplace Safety that the Union and the City have reached an impasse in the current round of negotiations. The City of Weyburn is seeking serious concessions, including changes to bereavement leave, changes [...]
Thu, Aug 16, 2018
Source: CUPE National
CUPE Local 90 has served written notice to the City of Weyburn, Saskatchewan and the Minister of Labour Relations and Workplace Safety that the Union and the City have reached an impasse in the current round of negotiations. The City of Weyburn is seeking serious concessions, including changes to bereavement leave, [...]
Thu, Aug 16, 2018
Source: CUPE National
Without a contract since late 2015, the Syndicats regroupés des employés municipaux de la Ville de Longueuil (SREM-CUPE 306) announced that they have reached a tentative agreement. At a general meeting on July 17, 95% of aquatic sector employees of the City of Longueuil rejected the employer's offers. The pressure [...]
Wed, Aug 15, 2018
Source: CUPE National
After years of government underfunding, access to high quality post-secondary education is at risk. Did you know? Federal transfers for post-secondary education are almost 40 per cent less per student now than they were twenty-five years ago. Thirty years ago, universities received more than 80 per cent of their operating revenue from governments. [...]
Wed, Aug 15, 2018
Source: CUPE National
Advocacy is about influencing the political decisions which shape our lives. Advocacy involves building relationships with and making our views known to politicians. Advocacy is a way to build and demonstrate public support for progressive policies on issues that matter to us. In order to achieve change, we need to put pressure [...]
Wed, Aug 15, 2018
Source: CUPE National
Last Friday, the City of Fredericton was shaken by a terrible act of violence. In this difficult time for the community and our members, I offer my condolences and support to our members who are affected by the shooting, including members from CUPE 1709 (inside workers), CUPE 508 (outside workers), [...]
Tue, Aug 14, 2018
Source: CUPE National
Today, the interest arbitration board chaired by arbitrator William Kaplan issued an award that establishes a collective agreement for approximately 1,000 members of CUPE Local 1867, highway workers employed by the Province of Nova Scotia. The process leading to this arbitration award began in November 2014 when CUPE and the Department [...]
Tue, Aug 14, 2018
Source: CUPE National
After years of government underfunding, access to high quality post-secondary education is at risk. That is why it is Our Time to Act. Federal transfers for post-secondary education are almost 40 per cent less per student now than they were twenty-five years ago. Thirty years ago, universities received more than 80 per [...]
Tue, Aug 14, 2018
Source: CUPE National
Over the past few weeks, many residents and elected officials have spoken out about the long delays in painting street, lane and bike path markings in Montreal. With over 150 kilometres of additional bike paths added since 2015, street-marking crews have been working non-stop to provide this valuable service that [...]
Tue, Aug 14, 2018
Source: CUPE National
Approximately 70 postdoctoral fellows and non-student researchers at the University of Regina have unionized with the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE). After an organizing drive that began early in 2018, the Saskatchewan Labour Relations Board issued a certification order for the union on August 7, 2018 following a secret [...]
Mon, Aug 13, 2018
Source: CUPE National