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  1. On September 30, university workers across Ontario will ask, ‘Where's the Funding?' (WTF)
    CUPE members on campuses across province will help launch innovative WTF campaign TORONTO, Ont. – This Tuesday, September 30, university workers across Ontario will ask the question: ‘Where's the Funding?'
    September 29, 2014
  2. Update on the locked-out workers of Black River-Matheson - Parties near a tentative agreement but employees remain locked out over township's conditions on "return to work"
    BLACK RIVER-MATHESON, Ont. – After two days spent in intense bargaining, negotiators for the employees of Black River-Matheson and the township reached what represented a tentative agreement late Thursday night, with the assistance of an Officer  ...
    September 29, 2014
  3. Bridging the fiscal gap: Ottawa candidates' forum explores new revenue options for municipalities
    OTTAWA, Ont. – On Monday, September 29, candidates running for office in Ottawa's municipal elections will participate in a unique forum that investigates new and innovative tools for tackling the funding challenges of Canadian municipalities.  ...
    September 26, 2014
  4. Trustees see balance sheet, not the effect
    From The Owen Sound Sun Times Fri Sep 19 2014 Page: A4 By Terri Preston As reported last week, Bluewater District School Board's finances are showing an in-year budget surplus of $262,000. A good-news story, for sure, and in election year too—why,
    September 19, 2014
  5. Conservatives must stop attack on postal services: CUPE Ontario President to join mass picket Saturday
    TORONTO, ON – Fred Hahn, president of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Ontario, will join with members of more than 20 labour and community groups Saturday for a mass picket opposing Conservative plans to cut Canada Post services.  ...
    September 19, 2014
  6. CUPE Ontario celebrates Peterborough Pride
    PETERBOROUGH, ON-- Members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Ontario are once again looking forward to celebrating Peterborough Pride. Together with CUPE Ontario Secretary-Treasurer Candace Rennick, members from across the region will be  ...
    September 18, 2014
  7. Haphazard rollout stymying PSW wage increase approved in Ontario budget
    Liberals must act quickly to stop continued exploitation of PSWs TORONTO, ONTARIO-- A haphazard rollout is hampering many home and community care personal support workers (PSWs) from receiving the modest and long-overdue wage increase approved in the  ...
    September 17, 2014
  8. Sault Ste. Marie long-term care residents deserve higher care levels say CUPE, Unifor
    Media conference tomorrow, 12 noon, Delta Waterfront Sault Ste. Marie, ON – Recent cuts to care hours for residents at several Sault Ste. Marie long-term care homes are part of a bigger crisis facing long-term c
    September 15, 2014
  9. Locked-out municipal workers to host community BBQ and rally
    Black River-Matheson, ON – Workers locked out by the Municipality of Black River-Matheson are inviting the community to a barbeque and rally on Saturday, September 6, at the corner of Fourth Avenue and Railway Street, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  ...
    September 5, 2014
  10. City of Kitchener inside workers standing strong
    KITCHENER, Ont. – Inside workers with the City of Kitchener, represented by Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 791, are standing strong and demanding respect from their employer after five long months of bargaining that have resulted  ...
    September 4, 2014
  11. Reckless decision by council shows disregard for community needs
    Council must answer to voters over closure of highly regarded Coronation Park Day Nursery, says CUPE SARNIA, Ont. – CUPE members are deeply disappointed at the result of yesterday's close vote b
    September 4, 2014
  12. Workers ratify agreement on Labour Day to ensure smooth return to school with Nipissing-Parry Sound Students Transportation Services
    NORTH BAY, Ont. – The workers who plan and coordinate bus routing and school transportation services for northern Ontario school boards worked all Labour Day weekend to reach an agreement that gave students a normal start to their school year. The
    September 3, 2014
  13. Black River-Matheson workers look ahead to October's municipal elections
    BLACK RIVER-MATHESON, Ont. – Municipal workers in Black River-Matheson, locked out of their jobs since August 11, are looking forward to October's municipal elections, believing that the coming vote for mayor and councillors is an opportunity to  ...
    September 2, 2014
  14. Labour Day launch for CUPE Ontario's public services campaign "Your Vote Matters"
    This Labour Day CUPE (Canadian Union of Public Employees) Ontario launches its "Your Vote Matters – Use It" campaign, encouraging Ontarians to vote for public services in municipal and school board elections this fall. "The critical services that  ...
    August 29, 2014
  15. CUPE urges Lambton County to explore all options to keep Coronation Park open including conducting a full and open consultation with the community
    SARNIA, Ont. – Lambton County should explore all available options to keep Coronation Park open including conducting a thorough and meaningful consultation with all the stakeholders from the community to keep the 42-year-old child care institution
    August 28, 2014
  16. CUPE hopes to avert a school transportation strike before students' return to classes
    NORTH BAY, Ont. – Members of Local 1165-6 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), representing seven workers who plan and coordinate bus routing and school transportation services for northern Ontario school boards hope to avoid a strike
    August 27, 2014
  17. Central bargaining for school board workers provides new opportunities to protect and serve public education: CUPE
    TORONTO, Ont. – Representatives of Ontario school board workers say they look forward to helping to shape and preserve vital elements of public education in Ontario. The statement was made on the day that their union served notice to bargain in  ...
    August 21, 2014
  18. CUPE 79 pledges to use ‘every tool at our disposal' to get answers in wake of bomb threat breakdown at city hall
    Employee health and safety mustn't be compromised by flagrant disregard for well-established policies for dealing with threats, says President Tim Maguire TORONTO, Ont. – The president o
    August 15, 2014
  19. Facing lockout, Black River-Matheson workers urge mayor and council: "Protect services for residents by returning to the bargaining table!"
    BLACK RIVER-MATHESON, Ont.– Township employees expressed deep dismay at the decision of Black River-Matheson's mayor and council to deprive local residents of public services by locking workers out of their jobs at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, August 11.  ...
    August 11, 2014
  20. What are Lambton County officials doing to keep Coronation Park open, asks CUPE
    SARNIA, Ont. – Since early June, when Lambton County voted to defer a decision on the future of Coronation Park, county officials, including senior councillors and senior management, have all but abandoned their efforts to save the 42-year-old  ...
    August 6, 2014
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