CUPE stands in solidarity with the Mi'kmaq fishers who are doing nothing more than exercising their constitutionally protected right to earn a moderate livelihood from lobster fishing.
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 national president Mark Hancock and national secretary-treasurer Charles Fleury are calling for the release of Cihan Erdal, a queer youth activist, PhD student and member of CUPE.
Nineteen child-care workers at Eagle Ridge Nest Child Care Centre in Fort McMurray, Alberta, have joined CUPE after a certification vote held August 20, 2020.
The largest union representing workers at the Pacific National Exhibition says long-term survival of the exhibition -- and the jobs of over 4,200 people -- are at risk.
In a major win for public ownership of local water resources, the Township of Mapleton has decided to terminate the public-private partnership.
Close to 4,000 nurses across Nova Scotia say they're tired of waiting for government and their employers to implement a pay increase they are owed.
The government's actions have made workers in developmental services fall through the cracks.
For Pride 2020, CUPE calls on employers and governments to end conversion practices, build safer spaces, and support LGBTQ2+ grassroots groups dealing with COVID-19.
Three months into a pandemic that disproportionately impacts equity-seekers, CUPE Ontario continues to call on the province to collect and publish relevant data.
For CUPE, health and safety has always been a top priority.