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.
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.
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.
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.
There is still no clear plan from the Trudeau Liberal government to strengthen the economy and help working people in Canada.
The Ontario government has proposed changes to standards for child care for infants and toddlers.
Philippe Couillard signed a partnership agreement with mayors throughout Quebec which would consequently nullify workers' right to collective bargaining and strike action.
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.
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.
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.
Due to the provincial funding freeze hospitals are facing extremely challenging budget decisions. That kind of language is a euphemism for more service cuts.