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The Canadian Union of Public Employees represents 627,000 working women and men across Canada
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Following the release of the interim report of the Select Committee on Developmental Services, frontline workers called on the government to invest funding for real solutions in the upcoming budget.
Contract talks lasting throughout the weekend have resulted in tentative agreements for contract instructors and teaching assistants at Carleton University.
Manitoba’s budget, which was tabled on Thursday afternoon by Finance Minister Jennifer Howard is a straight-forward, pragmatic budget that focuses on ensuring that Manitoba’s public services receive the resources needed to maintain the programs that Manitobans rely on, says CUPE.
CUPE says Nova Scotia’s home support workers should be focus of International Women’s Day 2014
(Truro) – If Nova Scotians are looking for a focus on International Women’s Day (IWD) this year, they need look no further than the thousands of home support workers who’ve had their rights stripped by the McNeil Government.
On February 24th, 2014 the President of Uganda signed into law legislation which criminalizes same-sex relations in Uganda.
Commemorating international women’s day in Honduras is part of the work that a group of trade union activists will do as part of a delegation with CoDevelopment Canada to Nicaragua and Honduras.
CUPE Nova Scotia President Danny Cavanagh is off to Ottawa this week to team up with a group of labour and community partners who’ll be lobbying MPs on recent cuts to Employment Insurance (EI).
CUPE NL President Wayne Lucas is off to Ottawa this week to team up with a group of labour and community partners who’ll be lobbying MPs on recent cuts to Employment Insurance (EI).
Nova Scotia’s Deputy Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal (DTIR) confirmed today that no review was ever conducted on the province’s mothballed public paving plant.
Global consulting firm Mercer’s latest worldwide quality of living survey confirms that Vancouver is a great place to live. The 2014 report ranks Vancouver first in Canada and fifth in the world for quality of life.
The federal-provincial Health Accord expires March 31, 2014. Since 2011, Ottawa has refused to meet with the Premiers to sign a new Accord. Instead, the federal Conservative government plans to cut $36 billion from public health care.
CUPE Nova Scotia Celebrates Black History Month by hosting a discussion with Captain Kevin Reade, one of the leaders of the Halifax Black Firefigthers Association’s recent and historic successful Human Rights challenge.
Community social services workers have voted 85.6 percent in favour of a new five-year collective agreement. The contract includes wage adjustments and increases of up to 11.5 percent and will be in effect from April 1, 2014 until March 31, 2019.
The new Building Canada Fund will force municipal governments into privatizing vital public infrastructure, even if it’s against the democratic will of local governments and costs taxpayers millions more. Having the federal government dictate decisions to municipalities is not an effective solution to Canada’s $127 billion infrastructure deficit, says the Canadian Union of Public Employees.
Union members from across southwest Ontario rallied in Kitchener, Ontario today to welcome over 6,000 Toyota workers into the labour movement. The rally was organized by the Canadian Union of Public Employees in support of workers from Toyota’s Woodstock and Cambridge plants as they continue to sign up to join sister-union Unifor.
Contract talks between Saint Mary’s University and some 200 Part-Time Faculty and Instructors have broken off.
While Nova Scotians will have to wait one more year for a long-coveted February holiday, about 75 municipal workers with the Town of New Glasgow will get it this year – thanks to their new union contract.
Union members from across southwest Ontario will rally in Kitchener on Sunday, Feb. 16, to welcome Toyota workers into the Canadian labour movement
Newfoundland and Labrador’s new finance minister will hear from CUPE NL President Wayne Lucas in Corner Brook this afternoon, as part of the province’s pre-budget consultations.
The federal Conservatives’ obsession with generating a budget surplus is coming at far too high a cost to Canadian workers.