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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.
CUPE Day of Mourning reminder of fight for safer work places
April 27, 2013
The Day of Mourning is about more than remembering the dead. It’s also about fighting for the living and making our workplaces safer and healthier.
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CUPE invites citizens to take part in demonstrations on April 27 against EI changes
April 22, 2013
CUPE is standing shoulder to shoulder with the workers across Canada impacted by the catastrophic changes made to the employment insurance system by Stephen Harper's Conservative government.
CUPE, CLC launch united response to defend union security
April 1, 2013
On the horizon is a legislative attack on union security, which will seek to introduce regressive U.S.-style anti-labour legislation in Canada for the first time.
Federal budget 2013 key points
March 22, 2013
The 2013 Federal Budget should be a considerable disappointment: it involves essentially no additional funding and actually reduces overall spending in future years.
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Let's rethink child care
March 11, 2013
A coalition of Canadian unions and child-care advocates is launching a new campaign to make sure that the provision of public and non-profit child care is a priority in the 2015 federal election.
Staff cuts in Fort McMurray schools will hurt kids
February 15, 2013
Reducing the hours of Educational Assistants in Fort McMurray public schools only hurts students, and especially hurts special needs kids.
Response: "Unions ignore the Rand formula"
February 8, 2013
Poilievre’s attack on the Rand formula is not about protecting workers. It is about silencing dissent, and trying to limit the labour movement’s ability to speak up for workers.
Black History Month: Celebrating African-Canadian history
February 1, 2013
African-Canadian history spans 400 years, and includes slavery, abolition, pioneering, urban growth, segregation, the civil rights movement and a long engagement in social economic and political life.
Black History Month
CUPE signs joint statement supporting Chief Spence and Idle No More
January 11, 2013
Full honour and implementation of Indigenous peoples' treaties are crucial to the evolution of Canada and the principle of federalism.
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CUPE stands in solidarity with Theresa Spence
December 20, 2012
The Canadian Union of Public Employees is standing in solidarity with Chief Theresa Spence of Attawapiskat, who has been on a hunger strike since December 11.
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