CUPE National

The Community Bargaining Association (CBA) and the Health Employers Association of British Columbia (HEABC) have reached a tentative deal on a new collective agreement. “We’ve made meaningful gains in a number of key areas. We’re pleased with the tentative agreement and are confident that our members in community health will be as [...]
Fri, Jun 15, 2018
Source: News | Canadian Union of Public Employees
CUPE 2073 representing workers who provide services for the Deaf, Oral Deaf, Deafened and Hard of Hearing community at 24 offices across Ontario, has reached a tentative agreement with the Canadian Hearing Society (CHS). The agreement comes after 18 days of bargaining and conciliation, beginning in February. “It was an intense round of [...]
Fri, Jun 15, 2018
Source: News | Canadian Union of Public Employees
The Community Social Services Bargaining Association (CSSBA) is pleased to announce that, after four weeks of negotiations and a 95‑hour push over the last six days for a deal without concessions, a tentative agreement has been reached for General Services and Community Living with the Community Social Services Employers’ Association [...]
Fri, Jun 15, 2018
Source: News | Canadian Union of Public Employees
Striking members of CUPE 3903, Unit 2, will return to the polls for a second time to vote on ratifying a contract with York University. Wednesday evening, votes were cast by members of Unit 2 which represents over 1,000 course directors as well as some teaching assistants and instructors who [...]
Fri, Jun 15, 2018
Source: News | Canadian Union of Public Employees
The unexpected elimination of seven CUPE positions from the Fort McMurray Airport Authority is a hard hit to the already dwindling service levels at the airport, says the union representing employees of the Airport Authority. “These cuts follow the elimination of 50 custodian and security positions in 2015”, said Judy Collier, President [...]
Thu, Jun 14, 2018
Source: News | Canadian Union of Public Employees
On April 18th, 2018 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.” Many front-line health [...]
Thu, Jun 14, 2018
Source: News | Canadian Union of Public Employees
Major demonstrations are currently under way at the Port of Quebec City and the Port of Bécancour in support of the locked out workers of Viterra, a grain carrier.  The company, which has a presence at the Port of Montreal, locked out its workers last January 30. In spite of [...]
Thu, Jun 14, 2018
Source: News | Canadian Union of Public Employees
Today, CUPE celebrates a victory in New Brunswick. The provincial government has announced it will not proceed with the Sodexo takeover of food, environmental and patient portering services in the province’s hospitals. “After petitions, rallies, meetings and citizen advocacy, our efforts to halt privatization has been successful,” said Norma Robinson, President of [...]
Wed, Jun 13, 2018
Source: News | Canadian Union of Public Employees
CUPE 76, which represents municipal workers and firefighters, are speaking out against the lack of firefighters at the Campbellton Fire Department. Over the last few years, the City has refused to post three internal vacant positions, which leads the Union to believe that the City is conducting an internal attrition campaign. “We only have [...]
Wed, Jun 13, 2018
Source: News | Canadian Union of Public Employees
Union education new math course
Online learning project launches this week! Are you a financial officer for your CUPE local? Are you interested in becoming one, and want to improve your math skills? CUPE’s new online math course is for you. Calculating Percentages and Decimals helps you learn how to make basic calculations involving decimals and percentages, union dues [...]
Wed, Jun 13, 2018
Source: News | Canadian Union of Public Employees