World Water Day 2017

As Ontario’s community union, CUPE Ontario knows that public water and wastewater services are essential to community health. That’s why over the past year CUPE Ontario has continued to work with our labour and community allies to secure clean and safe public water services for all. Public drinking water and wastewater services are human rights.…

Show of Solidarity for Canadian Hearing Society Strikers in Oshawa from UNIFOR 222 President

OSHAWA, ON — Colin James, President of UNIFOR Local 222 will be joining members of Local 2073 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE 2073) on their picket line Wednesday morning between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m. James represents 21,000 working and retired members in Durham region.   CUPE 2073 represents 227 counsellors, literacy…

Kitchener/Waterloo Canadian Hearing Society staff on strike to defend inclusion and fairness, get picket line boost Friday 10 a.m.

KITCHENER/WATERLOO, ON — Kitchener/Waterloo area Canadian Hearing Society (CHS) staff on strike for a deal that ensures they can provide high-quality, reliable and accessible services for clients of the CHS will get a boost on the picket line tomorrow (Friday, March 17, 2017). Colleagues from the agency’s Hamilton and Peel offices, Canadian Union of Public…

At St. Patrick’s Day picket line rally, striking workers and supporters will “wear the green” to defend inclusion and fairness at CHS

KINGSTON, ON – Workers on strike for a deal that ensures they can provide high-quality, reliable and accessible services for clients of the Canadian Hearing Society (CHS) will be joined on the picket line tomorrow (Friday) by colleagues from CHS Belleville, as well as community supporters and labour allies from Kingston. They will be sporting…

“We have given Nipissing and Parry Sound CAS the tools it needs to end the lockout”: a statement from the president of CUPE 2049 following meeting with board members

NORTH BAY and PARRY SOUND, ON – Workers at the Children’s Aid Society (CAS) of the District of Nipissing and Parry Sound were locked out of their jobs on December 23, following their attempts to negotiate a collective agreement that defends high-quality child protection services in the north. The lockout will reach its 12-week mark…

MPP Vic Fedeli joins picket line to support Canadian Hearing Society strikers

NORTH BAY, ON — Nipissing MPP Vic Fedeli will join members of Local 2073 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE 2073) on their picket line this morning between 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. CUPE 2073 represents 227 counsellors, literacy instructors, audiologists, speech language pathologists, interpreters/interpreter trainers, clerical support, program coordinators, program assistants, information…