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  1. Support growing for striking university education workers
    TORONTO, Ont. – Support is growing for striking education workers at University of Toronto and York University. Despite a heavy snowstorm that blanketed downtown Toronto, the executive board of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)  ...
    March 4, 2015
  2. CUPE 3903 on legal strike against York University
    TORONTO, Ont. –Beginning at 12:01 a.m. this morning, the 3,700 members of Local 3903 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE 3903) began a legal strike against their employer, York University.
    March 3, 2015
  3. CUPE 3902 and University of Toronto reach tentative agreement
    TORONTO, Ont. – Negotiators for Local 3902, Unit 1, of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE 3902-1) have reached a tentative agreement with the University of Toronto. The agreement was reached in the early hours of Friday, February 27,  ...
    February 27, 2015
  4. Tentative deal between CUPE and Trent ensures no disruption to services by student-workers
    PETERBOROUGH, Ont. – Continuity in the academic year was assured early this morning when the bargaining team for Local 3908-02 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) reached a deal with Trent University on behalf of 350 student-workers.  ...
    February 27, 2015
  5. Senate transphobia inexcusable – past time for transgender rights bill, says CUPE Ontario president
    TORONTO, Ont. – By sending Bill C-279 back to the House of Commons instead of passing it, Conservative senators have taken an inexcusable stand against equality and human rights, says Fred Hahn, president of the Canadian Union of Public Employees  ...
    February 27, 2015
  6. CUPE 3902 on legal strike against University of Toronto
    "We are poor, precarious, and need improvement in our standard of living," Union Chair Erin Black says after members overwhelmingly reject U of T's latest offer TORONTO, ONTARIO - The 6,000 members of Local 3902, Unit 1 of the
    February 27, 2015
  7. Canadian mental health workers join CUPE
    PETERBOROUGH, Ont. – Social service workers from the Canadian Mental Health Association branch of Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge, recently voted to join the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE). The 160 workers who provide mental health  ...
    February 26, 2015
  8. U of T, York workers to rally in advance of strike deadlines
    TORONTO, ON – Academic workers at the University of Toronto and York University will hold a rally on Thursday, February 25 at 3:00 p.m. outside Simcoe Hall on the University of Toronto Campus. The rally comes hours before workers at the University
    February 26, 2015
  9. Ongoing provincial neglect to blame for labour woes at Ontario's largest universities
    CUPE and OCUFA leaders urge Wynne government to ‘recommit' to universities TORONTO, Ont. – Unless the provincial government starts to ‘re-engage' with the university sector, students at Ontario's two
    February 24, 2015
  10. With strike deadlines fast approaching, CUPE leaders from U of T and York University to hold Queen's Park press conference tomorrow
    Union leaders from Ontario's two largest universities will be joined by CUPE Ontario President Fred Hahn and OCUFA President Kate Lawson TORONTO, Ont. – Officials from Locals 3902 and 3903 of the Canadian Union of
    February 23, 2015
  11. Bad Math Shouldn't Force School Closures
    New Report exposes huge flaws in the numbers behind the government's push to close schools TORONTO,ON – It's time to put the brakes on school closures, warns Ontario's largest union, in light of a new report sho
    February 10, 2015
  12. Security for vulnerable homeless and safety of shelter staff are at risk in Kawartha Lakes
    CITY OF KAWARTHA LAKES, Ont. – A dangerous and outmoded staffing situation at homeless shelter, A Place Called Home, is putting both residents and workers in jeopardy and the practice has become a major focus of concern for employees at the  ...
    February 10, 2015
  13. The Where's The Funding (WTF) Road Show touches down in Hamilton
    CUPE Ontario's university workers join local campus representatives to highlight underfunding and lack of transparency HAMILTON, Ont. – It's a questio
    February 10, 2015
  14. Another historic first for CUPE Ontario Secretary-Treasurer
    When she became Secretary-Treasurer of CUPE Ontario in 2010, Sister Candace Rennick made history, becoming the youngest person
    February 6, 2015
  15. By-election candidates urged to support new provincial funding to keep Junior Citizens open
    SUDBURY, Ont. — Municipal child care workers today urged Sudbury provincial by-election candidates to support their call for new "mitigation" funding to keep Junior Citizens Child Care Centre open. Despite Sudbury families' increasing need for  ...
    February 5, 2015
  16. Not enough home care for mom, prompts daughter to call patient hotline set up by CUPE
    CHATHAM, Ont. – Despite severe mobility issues and a history of kidney problems, Anne Howley's 84-year old mom Joyce only receives three, half-hour home care visits a week from the Erie St. Clair Community Care Access Centre (CCAC). Howley's and  ...
    February 5, 2015
  17. Supreme Court upholds right to strike
    In a historic decision, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled the right to strike is protected by the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. The ruling came from a case brought by unions in Saskatchewan, who challenged a 2008 provincial law which limited  ...
    February 5, 2015
  18. Black History Month
    February is Black History Month, and CUPE Ontario encourages
    February 2, 2015
  19. Ontarians suffer from government choices, this budget a chance to change for the better
    Falling incomes, failed tax cuts, costly privatization must be addressed TORONTO, ON – Past decisions to cut corporate taxes, and use costly privatization schemes are creating a drag on the economy and driving down income
    January 29, 2015
  20. 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
    January 27, 2015
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