Just hours before a report released yesterday showed food bank usage climbing to an all-time high across Canada, one hundred and fifty people attended a rally to put food in the budget."
To coincide with Fair Employment Week, CUPE is launching a new online survey aimed at gathering information on the working conditions of contract, contingent faculty workers.
Steve Braun walks from Winkler to Winnipeg to raise money for two women's shelters, highlighting the lack of funding for women's shelters in Manitoba.
CUPE is adding its voice to a growing list of organizations calling for a public inquiry into the traumatic and excessive use of force by police and government officials during the G20 summit.
New Westminster city council adopted the first municipal living wage policy in Canada, based on an hourly wage that will keep a family with two children and two working parents above the poverty line.
Edmonton public school trustees don't run on a platform of closing schools, but five more schools are being closed, bringing the total to eighteen school closures in the last decade.
Ontario's home care system, already damaged by McGuinty's continuation of Mike Harris' contracting out policy, will sustain further harm if the province lifts its ban on competitive bidding.
CUPE National President Paul Moist says the best way to fix Canada's pension crisis is by strengthening the Canada Pension Plan.
Premier Dalton McGuinty should focus on creating jobs in Ontario rather than banning transit strikes in Toronto, according to new CUPE Ontario President Fred Hahn.
“This report is astoundingly biased and superficial in its analysis and should not be accorded any degree of credibility,” said Toby Sanger, Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Senior Economist.