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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 NL to fight library closures
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.
Union warns of complicit secrecy in Cassellholme long-term care facility privatization
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.
CUPE calls for full asbestos ban
April 20, 2016
On April 28, the Day of Mourning for workers killed or injured on the job, CUPE is renewing its call for a comprehensive ban on asbestos in Canada.
April 28 Day of Mourning for Dead and Injured Workers
Time for police to investigate Hydro One sale
March 31, 2016
Following revelations that a bank underwriting the Hydro One sale backed a fundraiser that funnelled tens of thousands of dollars into Liberal party coffers, it is time for police to investigate.
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Liberal budget repairs some damage, but lacks clear direction to help working people
March 23, 2016
There is still no clear plan from the Trudeau Liberal government to strengthen the economy and help working people in Canada.
2016 Federal Budget
New regulations work against children's development, child safety and availability of infant care spaces
March 18, 2016
The Ontario government has proposed changes to standards for child care for infants and toddlers.
Website launched to protest tax agreement with Quebec mayors
March 2, 2016
Philippe Couillard signed a partnership agreement with mayors throughout Quebec which would consequently nullify workers' right to collective bargaining and strike action.
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CUPE Local 79 says work to rule begins today
February 22, 2016
Local 79 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees began work to rule action this morning, as a deal with the City of Toronto was not concluded by 12:01 a.m.
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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.
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