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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 marks the National day of Remembrance and Action to end Violence against Women
December 6, 2013
CUPE urges the federal government to carry out a national public inquiry into missing and murdered Aboriginal women and girls, and implement a national action plan to end violence against women.
missing and murdered aboriginal women
international day for the elimination of violence against women
On International Day of Persons with Disabilities, activists rally to end waiting lists and underfunding of developmental services
December 4, 2013
A delegation of development services activists marked International Day of Persons with Disabilities, holding a rally at the constituency office of the Minister of Community and Social Services.
International day of persons with disabilities
Harper cuts $8.2 billion for Ontario health care to spend a possible $100 billion on warships, announces tax cuts
November 27, 2013
Federal Conservatives said they could spend in excess of $100 billion on warships and will again cut corporate taxes, while standing firm on removing $8.2 billion in health-care funding for Ontario.
CUPE marks the Transgender Day of Remembrance
November 20, 2013
November 20 is a day to remember those killed because of the hatred or fear of transgender people.
Voice your concerns: Tell your MP not to gamble with passenger safety
November 13, 2013
Do you believe that it's unacceptable to compromise safety for passengers on Canada's airlines?
CETA: Corporations in the loop, Canadians in the dark
October 30, 2013
Throughout negotiations, leaked documents have shown the dangers the deal poses to public services, local governments and the environment.
Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)
CBC News ‘Reality Check’ on healthcare superboard confirms what unions have been saying
September 25, 2013
CBC Nova Scotia’s ‘Reality Check’ series on the Nova Scotia provincial election confirms what CUPE has been saying all along – there won’t be any savings from a healthcare superboard.
Attacking defined benefit pensions no solution to crisis
September 18, 2013
Abandoning defined benefit pension plans is short-sighted and irresponsible, and will do nothing to help Canadians prepare for retirement.
old age benefits
Labour Day: celebrating our role as workers
September 1, 2013
Labour Day is about more than a well-deserved day off. It is a time to celebrate the important contributions we make to our economy as workers.
Labour Day celebrations to be held across Canada
August 22, 2013
This Labour Day CUPE is celebrating the important contributions working people make to our economy and communities across Canada.
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