CUPE Local 831


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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Townhall on Hydro One Sale – Thursday, May 7, 7 pm

CUPE members who live and work in Brampton are joining other residents at a townhall to speak out against the sale of Hydro One. Andrea Horwath, Leader, Ontario’s New Democrats and ONDP Deputy Leader Jagmeet Singh are hosting the first of a series of town hall meetings on Kathleen Wynne’s short-sighted proposal to sell-off Hydro … Read more …

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Day of Mourning Ceremony

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Letter to Editor… Impact of Loss of Door to Door Postal Delivery in Brampton

Canada Post is clashing with residents and politicians in The City of Brampton and throughout the Region of Peel. If we allow Canada Post to get away with discontinuing the current door to door delivery of our mail, The City of Brampton and every municipality in Canada and the taxpayers within those communities will be … Read more …

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Supreme Court Says Right to Strike Enshrined in Charter

In today’s judgment on the Saskatchewan Federation of Labour v. Saskatchewan, the Supreme Court has confirmed what trade unions have been saying for years: union rights, including the right to strike, are a fundamental human right that is protected by our country’s Charter of Rights and Freedoms. “Labour unions will challenge past and future laws … Read more …

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OFL Report Exposes WSIB

On November 24, the OFL blew the lid off the shameful practice of the WSIB giving millions in rebates to companies convicted of killing workers. The report, “Rewarding Offenders”, made front page news in the Toronto Star. Help keep the story alive by sharing this video of the media conference that broke the story.

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