CUPE Newfoundland Labrador is very pleased to hear Minister Kirby announce that all the province’s libraries will remain open and suggest that new libraries may be coming.
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.
Support staff in schools across Nova Scotia are concerned that restructuring school boards will create unstable labour relations, much like what we’ve seen happen to the health care system.
The Liberal government formally apologized in the House of Commons to gay, lesbian and transgender Canadians for discrimination over the decades, often at the hands of federal agencies.
Despite their election promise to ensure safety of all Canadians as a top priority’, Minister Garneau now says that his government has no intention to revise the 1:50 flight attendant-passenger ratio.
The first budget update from the new BC NDP government shows for the first time in 16 years that government can be a force for positive, progressive changes that will make life more affordable.
CUPE National President Mark Hancock has called on Finance Minister Bill Morneau to withdraw Bill C‑27, “An Act to amend the Pension Benefits Standards Act, 1985.” Read the CUPE submission here.
Wayne Lucas, CUPE Newfoundland and Labrador, demands transparency about P3s in the province. Ontario, British Columbia, Quebec and Nova Scotia learned the hard way that P3s are more expensive.
Experts say the privatization of Hydro One is bad for Ontario. The vast majority of Ontarians are strongly opposed to further sale of Hydro One shares. Help keep majority ownership in public hands.
CUPE NS is calling out the McNeil Government and Minister of Education Karen Casey for their mishandling of negotiations with members of the Nova Scotia Teachers Union.
Essex county library workers will hold events to thank the community for their ongoing support as the strike enters its third month later this week.