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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 urges Senate to block anti-union bill
June 10, 2013
Bill C-377 is a solution in search of a problem. This bill has little to do with transparency, as the government claims.
Ten essential questions mayors and councillors should raise about P3s
June 3, 2013
The bottom line is that municipalities should be wary of pursuing P3s. They are neither the best, nor the only option.
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Ottawa must stop the dangerous domino effect on airline passenger safety
May 29, 2013
The Conservative government’s decision to approve an application by WestJet to reduce the number of flight attendants on its aircrafts is setting a dangerous precedent for passenger safety.
CUPE Day of Mourning reminder of fight for safer work places
April 27, 2013
The Day of Mourning is about more than remembering the dead. It’s also about fighting for the living and making our workplaces safer and healthier.
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CUPE invites citizens to take part in demonstrations on April 27 against EI changes
April 22, 2013
CUPE is standing shoulder to shoulder with the workers across Canada impacted by the catastrophic changes made to the employment insurance system by Stephen Harper's Conservative government.
CUPE, CLC launch united response to defend union security
April 1, 2013
On the horizon is a legislative attack on union security, which will seek to introduce regressive U.S.-style anti-labour legislation in Canada for the first time.
Federal budget 2013 key points
March 22, 2013
The 2013 Federal Budget should be a considerable disappointment: it involves essentially no additional funding and actually reduces overall spending in future years.
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Let's rethink child care
March 11, 2013
A coalition of Canadian unions and child-care advocates is launching a new campaign to make sure that the provision of public and non-profit child care is a priority in the 2015 federal election.
Staff cuts in Fort McMurray schools will hurt kids
February 15, 2013
Reducing the hours of Educational Assistants in Fort McMurray public schools only hurts students, and especially hurts special needs kids.
Response: "Unions ignore the Rand formula"
February 8, 2013
Poilievre’s attack on the Rand formula is not about protecting workers. It is about silencing dissent, and trying to limit the labour movement’s ability to speak up for workers.
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