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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.
Israel/Palestine: An immediate long-lasting ceasefire and return to negotiations
July 21, 2014
Public Services International is calling for an immediate long-lasting ceasefire and return to negotiations in the Israel and Palestine conflict.
attack on Gaza
Flash mob held to protect air passenger safety
July 11, 2014
After Transport Canada granted an exemption to Air Canada to operate with fewer flight attendants, people took a stand against federal government and airline industry plans to weaken passenger safety.
Fact sheet: Temporary Foreign Worker Program
July 7, 2014
Confused about the Temporary Foreign Worker Program? Here is a break down of the changes and what they mean.
temporary foreign worker program
migrant worker rights
Alberta government finally abandons P3 school construction
June 25, 2014
The Alberta government has decided to build new schools in the traditional model, and abandon the so-called "public private partnership" approach.
public private partnership
Wynne campaigned to win over NDP voters: Now it's time to keep her promises
June 18, 2014
Kathleen Wynne can credit her victory to a strategy of wooing NDP voters with a progressive agenda. It’s now up to her to deliver.
Ontario election 2014
Hudak's million jobs sham will raise unemployment, hurt Ontario
June 11, 2014
Hudak's corporate tax cut would cost the Ontario government $20 billion in tax revenues over eight years. It would also create few if any jobs.
2014 ontario election
Hundreds demand action on poverty
June 3, 2014
Hundreds of people rallied in Windsor calling on all parties to end Ontario’s growing poverty crisis.
Poverty in Ontario
Ontario Coalition Against Poverty
Responsibility for crisis in B.C. school system lies with B.C. Liberals
May 27, 2014
Rotating strikes by the BC Teachers Federation began yesterday and CUPE BC President Mark Hancock said Premier Christy Clark needs to find a real solution to the problem her government has created.
Canadian labour movement
BC Teachers Federation
Who'll make the grade on child care?
May 23, 2014
Years of starts, shifts and cuts, add up to inadequate public funding and ineffectual provincial policy by successive governments. It's time for this situation to end.
CUPE creates profiles of members in low-paid jobs
May 7, 2014
CUPE developed a snapshot of their workers making under $18 and found that women, Aboriginal members and racialized workers disproportionately make up low paid workers.
Canadian labour movement
low paid jobs
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