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  1. Time "running out" for COSTI Immigrant Services to get serious about a fair contract, warns CUPE 2221 President
    As the two sides enter conciliation, union says "agreement achievable, but only if employer starts bargaining seriously" TORONTO, Ont. – The president
    November 21, 2014
  2. Ontario should stop hitting its head against a fiscal wall
    A friend used to say, "The only good thing about hitting your head against the wall is how good it feels when you stop." It's time for the Ontario government to stop hitting its head against the wall. For years, the provincial government has cried poor  ...
    November 21, 2014
  3. 2014 Transgender Day of Remembrance
    CUPE Ontario supports the Transgender Day of Remembrance, observed on November 20th, and we encourage our locals and members to participate in observances in their communities, and to share information about this day, which started 16 years ago. The  ...
    November 20, 2014
  4. On National Child Day, child welfare workers urge government to safeguard at-risk children by implementing inquest recommendations
    TORONTO, Ont. – Child welfare workers represented by the Canadian Union of Public Employee (CUPE) will wear blue ribbons on National Child Day (November 20) as symbols of their commitment to improving child protection services in Ontario. This  ...
    November 20, 2014
  5. U of T Instructors, TAs and Post-Docs show resolve to achieve fair contract in unprecedented vote
    In overwhelming numbers, CUPE 3902 – Units 1 and 5 – authorize any and all actions, including strike, if necessary TORONTO, Ont.– Course I
    November 20, 2014
  6. Canadian families, children and the economy winner with universal child care
    Not only is a national program of universal child care achievable, it is a must to support Canadian families, children's well-being and the economy concluded participants at the Child Care 2020 conference in Winnipeg mid-November attended by a large  ...
    November 18, 2014
  7. CUPE Ontario statement on Julie Davis
    Sisters and Brothers, It was with a heavy heart that we at the Canadian Union of Public Employees Ontario (CUPE Ontario) received the sad news of the passing of one our much-loved labour sisters, Julie Davis. Julie was a leader in the trade union moveme
    November 18, 2014
  8. Ontario privatization plan threatens to drive up hydro rates
    TORONTO, ON – Initiatives announced in today's economic update at Queen's Park and the Ed Clark report tabled Thursday will not fix Ontario's serious revenue problem, said the president of the province's largest union. In fact, they are expected  ...
    November 17, 2014
  9. HELPING OTHERS: Food-sharing event draws crowd
    Volunteers were greeted by a long lineup when they arrived at St. Andrew's United Church on Saturday morning. They were at the Darling Street church for Labour Cares, a community food-sharing event. "There were people lined up at the doors at 9:30 a.m.  ...
    November 10, 2014
  10. Community Living Durham North workers reach tentative agreement with management – service shutdown averted
    PORT PERRY, Ont. – Community Living Durham North workers, represented by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), reached a tentative agreement with their employer early this morning after a marathon bargaining session. The front-line  ...
    November 6, 2014
  11. Workers to management at Community Living Durham North: settle contract to stop service shutdown
    PORT PERRY, Ont. – As developmental service workers return to mediation talks with Community Living Durham North (CLDN) on Wednesday, November 5, the union, representing the 220 workers, is urging management to get back to bargaining with an  ...
    November 4, 2014
  12. Province urged to pay attention to important contribution child care staff and early childhood educators make to economy, communities and families' well-being
    Toronto, ON -While child care workers and early childhood educators are being recognized today on Child Care Workers and Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day by dozens of municipalities and school boards across Ontario, "we want our provincial  ...
    October 29, 2014
  13. CUPE Ontario members elected across province
    Voters across the province chose CUPE Ontario members to lead their communities in municipal and school board elections Monday. "Public services are the backbone of every community," said CUPE Ontario President Fred Hahn. "Clearly our communities trust  ...
    October 29, 2014
  14. Workers urge voters to love their libraries and the people who breathe life into them
    CUPE library workers mark Public Library Week in Ontario
    October 23, 2014
  15. Changes to Champlain Community Care Access Centre services leaving seniors without care, families scrambling
    OTTAWA, Ont. – The potential of thousands of patients having health care services withdrawn by the Champlain Central Community Care Access Centre (CCAC) in eastern Ontario is coming closer to reality. "We are extremely concerned about the impact  ...
    October 22, 2014
  16. Library workers celebrate 150 years of public libraries in Oshawa
    OSHAWA, Ont. – One week before voters across Ontario go to the polls to elect mayors, municipal councillors and school board trustees, library workers in Oshawa took time today to urge people to love their libraries, and the people who breathe  ...
    October 22, 2014
  17. CUPE Ontario president to address Mississauga members at meeting on municipal election
    MISSISSAUGA, ON – Fred Hahn, president of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Ontario, will speak tonight at a meeting of members in Mississauga. The meeting will focus on the October 27 municipal and school board elections and the  ...
    October 22, 2014
  18. Management at Community Living Durham North triggers countdown to service disruption
    PORT PERRY, Ont. – Front-line workers at Community Living Durham North (CLDN) are shocked with their employer's latest bargaining stunt that would jeopardize services to people with developmental disabilities and their families, said the Canadia
    October 21, 2014
  19. Oshawa library workers to mark Library Week with celebration outside McLaughlin Branch tomorrow afternoon
    OSHAWA, Ont. – As people across the country observe Public Library Month, the members of Local 960 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE 960) are inviting the public to a celebration and information session tomorrow, October 22, from  ...
    October 21, 2014
  20. CUPE Ontario to rally for workers' rights to organize at Maple long-term care home
    MAPLE, ON – Richview Manor in Maple, Ontario, is refusing to recognize the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), despite workers having voted unanimously to join the union last January, and responded by contracting out their work. CUPE  ...
    October 21, 2014
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