2018 News Archive
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
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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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
2017 News Archive
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2016 News Archive
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
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
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
2015 News Archive
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
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
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,
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.
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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2014 News Archive
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
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
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,
“… 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