BC’s 9-1-1 operators play a critical role in emergency response for communities throughout the province, but they remain invisible to the public.
Canadian Union of Public Employees
With 570,000 members across Canada, CUPE represents workers in health care, education, municipalities, libraries, universities, social services, public utilities, transportation, emergency services and airlines.
Saskatchewan University administration tried to have all workers declared essential under the new essential services legislation. It did not work.
The Canadian Union of Public Employees has been certified to represent flight attendants at Swoop, a fully owned subsidiary of WestJet.
The fact that all 60 public school districts have joined the BC Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Educator Network is another victory in the effort to make schools safe and inclusive for students
CUPE stands with all workers organizing for safe working conditions, a living wage, benefits and a decent pension, as well as for accessible, affordable public services.
30 years ago, 80% of the funding for post secondary education came from governments. Today, after years of cuts, it's down to 50%. We need governments to reinvest in post secondary education.
CUPE says the Liberal government’s final budget before the October election fails to give Canadians help when they need it most.
CUPE support workers at BC’s Thompson Rivers University are featured on digital billboards as part of a campaign to raise public awareness about services that students and the campus community rely on
The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) rejects any attempt by the Canadian government to interfere with the democratic processes and sovereignty of the Venezuelan people.
Doug Ford’s PC government has announced an unprecedented round of deep cuts to Ontario Universities, the conversion of student grants to loans, and an attack on student democracy on campuses.