CUPE National

Flat drawing of hospital with big scissors ready to cut it in half
Patient access to hospital care and services will be greatly diminished if the Doug Ford Conservatives move forward with future funding cuts to health care that, in 2023, will climb to $32 million for North Bay’s regional hospital.  Looking at detailed fiscal information from Ontario’s financial accountability office and the provincial Conservatives [...]
Fri, Sep 20, 2019
Source: News | Canadian Union of Public Employees
Les jeunes défilent pour la grève du climat
On September 18, CUPE’s National Executive Board adopted a resolution supporting the Global Week of Climate Action. CUPE encourages its members to participate in the youth-led Global Week of Climate Action. Actions will be taking place in communities across the country, in collaboration with youth, environmental and other groups. Check [...]
Thu, Sep 19, 2019
Source: News | Canadian Union of Public Employees
Photo of a woman at the dentist
Thousands of CUPE health care workers across the country are on the frontlines every day to ensure that a strong public health care system is available to assist Canadians and grow our economy. These same people are the ones who know that it is time to expand public health care [...]
Thu, Sep 19, 2019
Source: News | Canadian Union of Public Employees
Federal Budget 2016 in depth: Infrastructure
Union concerned their members can no longer afford to live in the communities they serve This week the City of Vancouver and Local 1004 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), representing outside workers at the City and employees of the Vancouver Parks Board, opened collective bargaining in the first of [...]
Thu, Sep 19, 2019
Source: News | Canadian Union of Public Employees
Photo of Justin Trudeau on red background.
CUPE is appalled, and deeply disappointed, by the images of Justin Trudeau wearing brownface and blackface. These are racist actions which make a mockery of other cultures and ridicule the historical and modern-day struggles experienced by racialized people in Canada and around the world. It sends a message to every person in [...]
Thu, Sep 19, 2019
Source: News | Canadian Union of Public Employees
We are the members of CUPE Local 1521. We work hard everyday to provide the quality care at the Ottawa-Carleton Association for Persons with Developmental Disabilities (OCAPDD). It can be difficult work, but we do it because we care about the individuals we support, and we love to make a [...]
Wed, Sep 18, 2019
Source: News | Canadian Union of Public Employees
Black and white photo of female 9-1-1 operator, text reads 9-1-1 We are more than just a number.
The BC Labour Relations Board has appointed mediator Trevor Sones to mediate contract talks between E-Comm Emergency Communications for British Columbia and CUPE Local 873-02 (Emergency Dispatchers of BC), which represents more than 500 emergency dispatchers, call takers and support staff in the province. The last three-year agreement expired on December 31, [...]
Wed, Sep 18, 2019
Source: News | Canadian Union of Public Employees
Christine Saulnier NDP candidate for Halifax
“Christine Saulnier doesn’t just talk the talk. She walks the walk and we are proud to endorse her as the candidate for Halifax in the upcoming federal election,” says CUPE Nova Scotia President Nan McFadgen. CUPE National President Mark Hancock is also pleased to add his endorsement for Saulnier. “Christine is there [...]
Wed, Sep 18, 2019
Source: News | Canadian Union of Public Employees
SCFP 1638 Cols bleus Ville de Québec
After more than fifty negotiating sessions, outside municipal workers in Quebec City represented by CUPE 1638 reached a tentative agreement with la Ville de Québec on Tuesday, September 17. The collective agreement was renewed for five years – from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2023. The 1,100 municipal workers had been without a collective agreement since [...]
Wed, Sep 18, 2019
Source: News | Canadian Union of Public Employees
The union representing 1,800 support workers at the Université du Québec à Montréal reached a tentative agreement with the university on Tuesday, September 17. Details of the agreement will be released to the members Thursday afternoon at the general meetings. [...]
Wed, Sep 18, 2019
Source: News | Canadian Union of Public Employees