CUPE Local 831


‘I believe that we will win’: CUPE rallies outside city hall

CORNWALL – Chanting various slogans and waving placards, hundreds of CUPE workers with the City of Cornwall demonstrated outside city hall this afternoon (Wednesday). The noon hour rally also saw inside workers with Local 3251 join the picket line as they walked off the job just after midnight this morning. “People rarely want to be … Read more …

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CUPE Ontario Donates To Kincardine Pride

The Kincardine Pride Parade and Celebration next month has attracted a major sponsor. CUPE Ontario has donated $1,500 to Kincardine Pride Inc., and the President of CUPE Ontario Fred Hahn has agreed to be the honorary grand marshall for the event June 23. In 2010, Fred Hahn became the first LGBTQ person elected to lead … Read more …

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CUPE uses ratification vote to campaign ‘at all costs': OPSEU President Thomas

KINGSTON, ON, May 14, 2018 /CNW/ – With voting still underway across Ontario, CUPE/OCHU released the Kingston results of their province-wide contract ratification vote, at a press conference this morning. At the sparsely attended press conference, OCHU President Michael Hurley – accompanied by CUPE local 1974 President Mike Rodrigues – left out one important detail; … Read more …

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Toronto Catholic Children’s Aid Society prepares for strike, points finger at government underfunding

TORONTO, ON – Citing increased workload demands, wages that are being eroded by inflation and chronic underfunding to services, workers at Catholic Children’s Aid Society of Toronto have voted overwhelmingly in favour of authorizing their union to take strike action if a fair deal cannot be reached in the current round of contract negotiations. Catholic … Read more …

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Liberals and Tories team up in attempt to violate rights of striking York University Instructors showing their ‘true colours”

TORONTO, ON – On the eve of the Provincial Legislature’s dissolution ahead of a June election, the head of Ontario’s largest Union called a failed last-minute effort by the governing Liberals and the Opposition PC Party to force striking academic workers at York University back to work a demonstration of their “true colours.” “At the … Read more …

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LTD Vote Result

Thursday February 15th Please note the long term disability plan was approved by outside workers today.

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Take Action against the Proposed Taxation of Health Benefits

The federal government is considering treating employer health and dental benefits plans as a taxable benefit. Be a part of the campaign against this proposed plan by visiting http://donttaxmyhealthbenefits.ca/.

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Membership Dues Change

The Local was recently informed by CUPE National that because we were collecting dues in a flat rate manner, we weren’t collecting or remitting the appropriate amounts to them. In order to rectify this, we have updated our bylaws (specifically Section 11 – Fees, Dues and Assessments) and have implemented a percentage rate of 1.4%. … Read more …

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To All Temporary CUPE Members

Your bargaining team has been trying to negotiate your first collective agreement. We have reached an impasse and have filed for conciliation with the Ministry of Labour. Conciliation is a method of mediation which the Ministry appoints a conciliation officer to help facilitate movement. Meeting dates have yet to be confirmed. Feel free to attend … Read more …

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Take four actions for a better Ontario!

There are four things you can do to make Ontario a better place! 1. Rally on May 28 against Hydro privatization 2. Rally on June 6 at the Ontario Liberal AGM: Stand Up for Ontario! 3. Rally on July 5 for jobs, justice and the climate 4. Email Premier Wynne to save good jobs at … Read more …

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