Striking Peel CAS workers continue to reject employer tactics, demand to return to bargaining table

MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO – Members of the union representing 435 striking front-line, administrative and support staff at Children’s Aid Society of the Region of Peel (Peel CAS) have overwhelmingly rejected a motion to even consider voting on a final offer sent directly to members by their employer. The motion to consider the offer was presented by…

CUPE Ontario statement of solidarity with Haudenosaunee harvesters

  CUPE Ontario is Ontario’s community union. As Indigenous peoples and as settler-allies operating on colonized land, our union has a collective responsibility to recognize and honour the inherent rights and treaty rights of all Indigenous peoples. First Nations are sovereign nations that possess inherent rights to self-determination. This includes the right to food sovereignty…

Open letter to Education Minister Mitzie Hunter regarding ongoing school closures

  CUPE Ontario is a signatory to the Ontario Alliance Against School Closure’s open letter to the Minister of Education, Mitzie Hunter, protesting ongoing school closures across the province. The text of the letter can be found below.   October 25, 2016 Open Letter to Minister of Education, Mitzie Hunter The Honourable Minister of Education,…