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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 locals in Toronto launch bargaining ad campaign
February 10, 2016
Our locals of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), in contract negotiations with the City of Toronto, have launched a TV advertising campaign in support of bargaining.
Anti-TPP movement converges in Mexico City
February 1, 2016
Labour and civil society groups joined legislators from across the Americas January 26-29 in Mexico City to step up the fight against the massive Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal.
Trade Justice Network
Liberal government has turned its back to patient hardship and suffering in northern Ontario
January 22, 2016
Due to the provincial funding freeze hospitals are facing extremely challenging budget decisions. That kind of language is a euphemism for more service cuts.
Nova Scotia highway workers not surprised by 20 per cent jump in asphalt prices
January 15, 2016
Privatizing paving plant pushes up prices. For a province that is preaching fiscal restraint at every turn, this sure doesn't look good on them.
Strike in view for 8,000 City of Montreal workers
January 7, 2016
With this strike, Montreal city workers are protesting the Coderre administration's determination to open the floodgates to subcontracting and privatization.
Ban asbestos: Health Canada reversal makes Harper government's position untenable
July 6, 2015
It's time for the Harper government to scrap recent changes that encourage imports and exports of this dangerous substance.
Conservatives force anti-union bill into law
July 1, 2015
The Conservatives have run roughshod over the democratic process to force their anti-union, unconstitutional bill through the Senate.
Canadian labour movement
attack on unions
Conservative CPP scheme an ineffective half-measure, offers little for Canadian workers
June 22, 2015
The Conservatives’ announced planned consultations on allowing for voluntary individual contributions to the Canada Pension Plan will not lead to any real help for workers worried about having a secur
Halifax Water continues to use misleading figures, low ball tactics with ratepayers
June 12, 2015
Halifax Water continues to use misleading figures in its communication with ratepayers and the public about the current work stoppage.
Canadian labour union
Right-wing interest group claims on public sector wages baseless
June 5, 2015
Claims that public sector workers make significantly more than their private sector counterparts are simply untrue.
public sector workers
Canadian labour movement
private sector workers
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