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  1. Workers herald call for mandated developmental services and an end to wait lists, raise concerns over funding
    TORONTO, ON – Developmental service workers across Ontario are welcoming a new government report that recommends making supports for people with developmental disabilities a mandated service. At the same time, they are raising concerns over the  ...
    July 24, 2014
  2. Real solutions needed to address crisis, say frontline developmental service workers
    Frontline workers optimistic as Select Committee on Developmental Services release
    July 22, 2014
  3. CUPE Ontario leaders join frontline workers in rally against care-hour cuts at Frost Manor long-term residence
    LINDSAY, Ont. – Beginning next month, residents of local long-term care home Frost Manor will receive 75 fewer hours of care biweekly, on top of the loss of 112 personal support hours biweekly last August. For residents, this means fewer RPNs
    July 21, 2014
  4. Ontario's twice-tabled budget a double dose of campus disappointment, CUPE leaders warn
    Lowest per capita post-secondary funding in Canada shouldn't be Premier's point
    July 15, 2014
  5. Positive steps in budget, but wrong direction
    TORONTO, ON – Today's Ontario budget includes several positive steps for developmental services, low-wage earners and tax fairness, but secretively delivers a nasty right hook to Ontarians. "There are several positives in this budget, but it still
    July 14, 2014
  6. Durham workers stood strong for a fair contract
    TORONTO, ON – After two weeks of standing strong against a list of concessions, members of CUPE Local 1764, employees of Durham Region, ratified a collective agreement, ending their strike. "CUPE Ontario congratulates the members of Local 1764 for
    July 11, 2014
  7. Durham ‘inside' municipal workers ratify contract
    WHITBY, Ont. – Durham ‘inside' municipal workers, represented by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), voted today and ratified a four-year agreement with the Region of Durham. "Our members will be going back to work with their  ...
    July 9, 2014
  8. Sex workers deserve the same protections as all other workers
    Fred Hahn National Post | July 9, 2014 6:50 AM ET If the Harper government's anti-prostitution legislation, Bill C-36, is passed, it will reproduce the harms and violence of the prostitution laws that were recently deemed unconstitutional by the Supreme
    July 9, 2014
  9. Flash mob held in Toronto to protect air passenger safety after Transport Canada granted an exemption to Air Canada to operate with fewer flight attendants
    Click to see photographs from event. Toronto, Ontario – Less than 24 hours after Transport Canada granted an exemption to Air Canada to
    July 9, 2014
  10. CUPE 1764 reaches tentative agreement with Durham Region
    WHITBY, Ont. – CUPE 1764, representing Durham ‘inside' municipal workers, reached a tentative agreement with the Region of Durham early this morning after a marathon bargaining session. The workers will be voting on the tentative settlement  ...
    July 8, 2014
  11. Wynne government must respect voters, live up to their promises and reject cuts
    TORONTO, Ont – In the June 12 election, Ontario voters chose a Liberal government that campaigned against cuts to public-sector jobs and services. It will take strong political will for the government to do the right thing and move away from the  ...
    July 3, 2014
  12. CUPE National President Paul Moist to lead ‘Send Dispute to Arbitration' rally, Wednesday, July 2, at 12:30 p.m.
    WHITBY, Ont. – Paul Moist, CUPE National President, will lead a ‘Send Dispute to Arbitration' rally for the striking Durham ‘inside' municipal workers at Durham Regional Headquarters, 605 Rossland Road East, Whitby, on Wednesday, July  ...
    July 2, 2014
  13. World Pride: Get ready for the pink wave
    TORONTO, Ont. – Members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Ontario from across the province are taking part in World Pride events this week. Together with CUPE Ontario President Fred Hahn, members will be participating in the Trans  ...
    June 27, 2014
  14. CUPE 1764 offers settlement package to end dispute
    Calls on Durham council and management to act and end the strike WHITBY, Ont. – In an effort to end a strike that's affecting public services in the Region of Durham, the union, representing the 1500 striking &l
    June 24, 2014
  15. A ‘Fair Contract for All' solidarity rally for striking Durham municipal workers, Wednesday at noon
    WHITBY, Ont. – Fred Hahn, CUPE Ontario President, along with Candace Rennick, CUPE Ontario Secretary-Treasurer and other supporters will lead a ‘Fair Contract for All' solidarity rally for the striking Durham ‘inside' municipal workers
    June 24, 2014
  16. Durham municipal workers reject employer's ‘final' offer
    CUPE urges Region to stop divisive tactics and bargain fairly to end strike WHITBY, Ont. – Durham Region's ‘inside' municipal workers, represented by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), voted to
    June 23, 2014
  17. "Support us as we work for the long haul," urge workers at SPRINT Senior Care
    TORONTO, Ont. – Workers at SPRINT Senior Care signalled their long-term commitment to caring for Toronto's seniors by turning down a contract offer that does not include a pension plan. After months of negotiations, front line workers with SPRINT  ...
    June 23, 2014
  18. Sault Ste. Marie City Council votes to delay decision on threatened closure of child care centres
    SAULT STE. MARIE, Ont. – Before a city council chamber packed with parents and children, Sault Ste. Marie councillors voted unanimously this evening to strike a committee composed of senior city staff, councillors, child care workers, and others  ...
    June 23, 2014
  19. National Aboriginal Day
    Since 1996, Canadians have marked National Aboriginal Day on June 21. It is a time to celebrate the cultures and contributions of the original peoples of Turtle Island. CUPE Ontario is proud to support this annual celebration and our members who  ...
    June 21, 2014
  20. Durham ‘inside' municipal workers forced to strike for a fair contract
    WHITBY, Ont. – Durham Region's 1500 ‘inside' municipal workers, represented by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), are on strike after bargaining talks with the employer broke down last night, when a fair settlement could not be  ...
    June 19, 2014
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