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  1. Scrap SAMS and let us help those in need, say Ontario Works staff
    Vulnerable are suffering while government tries to save face TORONTO, Ont. – SAMS, the problem-plagued case management system at Ontario Works, is not fit for purpose and can only deliver greater suffering for vul
    December 19, 2014
  2. Time to put Beer Store on notice
    TORONTO, ON - The Ontario government should immediately send notice to the foreign-owned Beer Store that it will allow sales of 12- and 24-packs of beer through the LCBO. This will provide millions to prevent hospital and school closures and preserve  ...
    December 19, 2014
  3. Year-end letter from CUPE Ontario
    If there is anything the last year has taught us, it is how amazing CUPE Ontario members are. It has been a rollercoaster of a year with elections, government budgets with deep cuts, and some very tough bargaining. But CUPE members across the province  ...
    December 17, 2014
  4. The Where's the Funding (WTF) Road Show touches down in London
    CUPE Ontario's university workers join local campus representatives to highlight underfunding and lack of transparency LONDON, Ont. – It's a question you hear all the time on campus, especially when you bre
    December 17, 2014
  5. Liberals fail to learn: Hydro privatization a boondoggle in the making
    TORONTO, ON – Pursuing the Liberal government's privatization plan for Hydro One's electrical distribution assets is a costly mistake, cautions Fred Hahn, president of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Ontario. "The auditor general  ...
    December 16, 2014
  6. Not getting the home care you need in London and SW Ontario?
    Call CUPE Ontario's home care hotline: 1-888-599-0770. Tell us your story LONDON, Ont. – There are hundreds of ill, elderly or socially isolated people in London, Grey Bruce and other communities in southwe
    December 16, 2014
  7. CUPE Ontario calls on the Harper government to Repeal dangerous sex worker law
    TORONTO, ON – On the International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers, December 17, Ontario's largest union is calling on the Harper government to repeal its dangerous new law, ironically named the "Protection of Communities and Exploited  ...
    December 16, 2014
  8. New 1-888 hotline launched for patients affected by home care cuts in London, Grey/Bruce
    LONDON, Ont. – The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Ontario is launching a new hotline for patients affected by a spate of home care cuts in London, Grey/Bruce and many communities across southwestern Ontario. The 1-888 hotline number  ...
    December 15, 2014
  9. The Where's the Funding (WTF) Road Show touches down in Windsor
    CUPE Ontario's university workers join local campus representatives to highlight underfunding and lack of transparency WINDSOR, Ont. – It's a question you hear all the time on campus, especially when you b
    December 15, 2014
  10. Not getting the home care you need in eastern Ontario?
    Call CUPE Ontario's home care hotline (1-888-599-0770), tell us your story CORNWALL, Ont. – There are hundreds of ill, elderly or socially isolated people in Cornwall and the eastern Ontario counties who need hom
    December 12, 2014
  11. 1-888 hotline being set up for Cornwall, eastern county patients caught in quagmire of home care cuts
    CORNWALL, Ont. – Hundreds of home care patients in Cornwall and the eastern counties are caught in a quagmire of service cuts and long waitlists and the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Ontario wants to hear from patients affected.  ...
    December 11, 2014
  12. International Human Rights Day
    December 10 is International Human Rights Day, created in 1950 to draw attention worldwide to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights – a common and minimum standard for every person and nation to recognize and uphold. This year, the United  ...
    December 10, 2014
  13. Ottawa Hospital patients at risk as CEO kowtows to demands for more hospital cuts
    OTTAWA, Ont. – Patient care and safety at the Ottawa Hospital is being put at risk by further cuts, but a knee-jerk response from the hospital's administrators is making a bad situation worse, charge staff representatives at the hospital. The  ...
    December 10, 2014
  14. Auditor general's report proof that Ontarians with developmental disabilities are being left behind
    AG finds 50 per cent increase to wait lists for residential services TORONTO, Ont. – Improvements to services for people with developmental disabilities in Ontario are coming too slowly an
    December 10, 2014
  15. Political smokescreen in Ontario government's pension announcements
    TORONTO, Ont. – Liberal government promises of an Ontario pension plan fall well short of the universal, defined-benefit retirement security Ontarians need, and are being used as a smokescreen for more dangerous legislation, says Fred Hahn,  ...
    December 9, 2014
  16. Time for moratorium on privatization projects
    Auditor General's report shows P3 agenda cost Ontario an extra $8 billion TORONTO, ON – Today's report from the provincial auditor general shows Ontario needs an immediate moratorium on privatization projects. "Today's report from
    December 9, 2014
  17. WSIB changes harming, not helping injured workers
    TORONTO, Ont. – Changes to the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) are forcing more workers into poverty because of changes to the claims process that are denying benefits to workers injured on the job through no fault of their own, says  ...
    December 8, 2014
  18. National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
    December 6 is the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. This year marks the 25th anniversary of the 1989 École Polytechnique massacre in Montréal, where 14 women were targeted and killed by a lone gunman. One of those women  ...
    December 5, 2014
  19. Landmark agreement offers the hope of a secure retirement for frontline workers at SPRINT Senior Care
    TORONTO, Ont. – Representatives of workers at SPRINT Senior Care made a historic gain last weekend, reaching a tentative agreement that includes for the first time a workplace pension plan for the agency's homecare workers, drivers, community  ...
    December 3, 2014
  20. International Day of Persons with Disabilities
    December 3 is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, a day to renew our commitment to fighting for the rights, dignity and well-being of persons with disabilities. This year, one of the focuses chosen by the United Nations is "Creating  ...
    December 3, 2014
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