Canadian Union of Public Employees

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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.
August 15, 2016 |
Workers received notice of layoffs, or reduced hours of work, this week at the Port Hawkesbury Nursing Home in Nova Scotia. The layoffs are the result of $6.7 million in budget cuts to long-term care.
August 2, 2016 |
A new report will be released today in Kingston that shows the extent of the Ontario Liberal government's underfunding of hospitals by $4.8 billion.
July 12, 2016 |
Steinbach Manitoba is often portrayed as part of the province's "Bible Belt." Though the area's conservative MPs and MLAs refused to show up, over 3,000 people did anyway.
July 5, 2016 |
The Black Lives Matter action at the Toronto Pride Parade helped bring about change and gave voice to so many who are increasingly marginalized by how Pride is currently being run.
June 21, 2016 |
After years of labour agitation, the federal, provincial and territorial governments have finally taken action and reached an agreeement for a modest expansion of the Canada Pension Plan.
June 17, 2016 |
In a recent poll commissioned by CUPE BC, more than three-quarters of British Columbians opposed the province subsidizing private schools.
June 14, 2016 |
CUPE 561 is raising a red flag about recent actions of the Coquitlam Public Library Board to run itself in to the ground and spend $600,000 to expand management positions by 150 per cent.
June 7, 2016 |
CUPE joins fifteen other Canadian organizations to condemn the recent events undertaken by Brazil's rightwing opposition parties that led to the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff.
May 31, 2016 |
A new ad from CUPE workers in Newfoundland and Labrador takes aim at Premier Ball's plans to close half of the province's libraries.
April 27, 2016 |
The North Bay area's one and only municipal nursing home, Cassellholme, is being privatized without any community consultation and it looks like the region's mayors and councillors are in on it.
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