Less care for Hamilton long-term care residents because Ontario among lowest funders, new research released Monday

HAMILTON, ON — Like in other Ontario communities, Hamilton area long-term care residents receive less care from less staff than just about anywhere elsewhere in Canada, a report being released Monday in Hamilton has found. The new research by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) indicates that not only is long-term care underfunded in…

Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board’s plans to close 11 schools will severely impact vital school services to students: CUPE 1022

BELLEVILLE, ON – Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board workers, represented by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), are raising the alarm over the school board’s plans to close or consolidate 11 schools, including 9 elementary and 2 high schools in Belleville, Centre Hastings and Prince Edward County. In reports posted on their…

CUPE 1600 on legal strike for fair contract with Toronto Zoo

TORONTO, ON – More than 400 zookeepers, horticulturists, trades people, maintenance, administration and public relations staff, concession and ride operators at Canada’s largest zoo have commenced strike action against their employer, the Toronto Zoo. “We are incredibly disappointed to have to take strike action, but the Toronto Zoo’s refusal to move on job security left…