Provincial Trades Conference asks Premier to kill Bill that hurts trades and endangers workers

Niagara Falls, ON – New legislation buried deep in the government’s omnibus budget measures Act, Bill 70, will hurt the integrity of skilled trades and put workers in danger and should be withdrawn according to a unanimous motion passed today by the 150 delegates to the CUPE Ontario annual Trades Conference in Niagara Falls. “By…

Good jobs for Kingston, high-quality services for students and staff, focus of Queen’s rally

Click here to see photographs from Kingston Rally   CUPE Ontario President Fred Hahn lends his support in Kingston   KINGSTON, Ont. – On Wednesday, January 28, Kingston residents and members of the Queen’s university community will be urged to show their support for high-quality services at Queen’s by supporting the workers who provide them.…

Trades Conference 2014

With enthusiastic delegates from every corner of the province and attendance up from 2013, this year’s CUPE Ontario Trades Conference was a big success and clearly underscored the growing recognition of trades as a vital part of the big CUPE Ontario family. More than 130 members assembled for this year’s Trades conference, held in Niagara…