2014-2018 News Archive

2018 News Archive

CPIN Newsletter May 2016

We now have one newsletter for all agencies! Those of you who have received the CPIN Update in the past will notice that we have now transitioned to one newsletter with content that will benefit both live agencies as well as those who have not yet on- boarded. The CPIN Insider will include tips and information

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Still a long way to go in Ontario on this Transgendered Day of Remembrance

Tuesday, November 20th, we mark the Transgender Day of Remembrance by celebrating victories in the advancement of trans rights and by recognizing how vigilant we must remain in the face of increasingly vocal hate and intolerance. This year, for the first time in Ontario’s history, CUPE Ontario’s own Susan Gapka, a long-time social activist in

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2018 OMERS Changes

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Hundreds of long-term care workers rally at Queen’s Park to demand action on care levels for seniors

Hundreds of long-term care workers from across the province rallied with family members and seniors at Queen’s Park this week to demand the Liberal government bring the Time to Care Act for final reading before the election. “Our seniors living in long-term care are suffering, and the Liberal government needs to pass the Time to

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2017 News Archive

Free Educational Training: Introduction to Stewarding,
December 2, 2017, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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JUNE 2016 – CAS NEWS FLASH

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2016 News Archive

Mass Rally for Decent Work, Oct. 1st, Queen’s Park

At 12 o’clock, on Saturday, October 1st, at Queen’s Park, CUPE Ontario will be taking part in the largest mobilization of the union movement and community activists in years. We will be joining thousands of other activists to Rally for Decent Work. This rally is part of the OFL campaign to Make it Fair which

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CUPE’s Union Development Department accepting applications for Member Facilitators

The Union Development Department is currently accepting applications for Member Facilitator training which will be held later this year. CUPE members who are interested in becoming member facilitators and participating in this training program are invited to submit a member facilitator application. You can apply electronically using our online form. The form can be accessed

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Notice to ALL CUPE LOCAL 2190 MEMBERS of a Special General Membership Meeting

This important meeting has been called for the purpose of ratifying proposals for bargaining amendments to our Collective Agreement which expires MARCH 31, 2016. Date: THURSDAY, JANUARY 21, 2016 Time:  6:15 PM (doors open at 5:45Pm) Place: The McNeil Room Upstairs at Whistler’s, 995 Broadview Avenue (corner of Broadview and Mortimer). There is parking at Whistlers

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2015 News Archive

Ontario Unions Honour Child Protection Workers on 25th Anniversary of U.N. Rights of the Child

Following is a statement issued by the Ontario Public Service Employees Union, the Canadian Union of Public Employees, and the Simcoe Children’s Aid Society Employee Association: Ontario, Canada – November 20th, 2015 – “The one thing all children have in common is their rights. Every child has the right to survive and thrive, to be

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OFL Statement on the Paris Attacks, Refugees and the Path to Peace

November 16, 2015 By Sid Ryan, OFL President The coordinated killings that rocked Paris over the weekend are an unspeakable horror. Ontario workers are united in our sympathy and solidarity with the victims, their families, friends and, indeed, the people of France who have been shaken by these attacks. However, Canadians who have recently rejected

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When UNIONS stand UP – Everyone benefits!

Every victory, past and present was won was as a result of unionized labour’s struggles and political action including the 40-hour work week, decent wages and benefits, fair and respectful working conditions, pensions, paid vacation, health and safety legislation, maternity and parental leave. Programs and legislation including employment insurance, healthcare, Canada Pension Plan, employment standards,

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Hope For Children Fund, Scholarship Event

CUPE Local 2190 believes that post-secondary education is imperative to not only to individual success, but that higher education is key to positive societal outcomes. This includes higher productivity and happiness, innovation and economic growth as well as stronger communities that enjoy stronger civic engagement and social unity.

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Rally to support striking CUPE members at Children’s Aid Society of Toronto

Emergency After Hours Workers at the Children’s Aid Society of Toronto are entering their 3rd week on strike. On Wednesday August 12, support this important fight for a fair first contract.

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Child protection information network survey

This survey will help us understand the impact of Child Protection Information Network (CPIN) on child protection workers and the children and families they support… Please click here to access the survey.

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2014 News Archive

Recommendations released in response to the death of Jeffrey Baldwin, inquest closed

The jury at the inquest into the death of Jeffrey Baldwin delivered its verdict and recommendations to the court, Friday, Feb. 14, 2014. The jury heard from more than 50 witnesses including: doctors, police officers, teachers, neighbours, family members and child welfare professionals over the past five months. The testimonies detail the circumstances surrounding the

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Closing submissions in coroner’s inquest into the death of Jeffrey Baldwin to continue this week

Closing submissions from the coroner’s inquest into the death of Jeffrey Baldwin are set to go on through to the end of this week. Recommendations are being presented to prevent such situations and to explore issues surrounding the case. CUPE National released the following information and urges the youth minister to be in attendance for

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Update on the progress of the inquest touching the death of Jeffrey Baldwin

TORONTO – The inquest touching the death of Jeffrey Baldwin, which began on September 9, 2013 and has heard from over 60 witnesses, will begin hearing closing submission and recommendations next week at the coroner’s court. On February 4-6, 2014, all parties with standing (CUPE Local 2190, CCAS, York CAS, Toronto Police Services, surviving siblings,

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Statement regarding the inquest touching the death of Jeffrey Baldwin

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President’s Report – November 15, 2012

“… Unions have done more for humanity than any other organization that ever existed. They have done more for decency, for honesty, for education, for the betterment of the race, for the developing of character in man, than any other association of (wo) men.” Clarence Darrow Dear Sisters and Brothers: It has been a privilege

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