Important OMERS Update

(le français suit) Important OMERS Update The OMERS Sponsors Corporation voted on a series of changes to its bylaws. We’re providing an update, as we get additional information about the results today’s meeting. With only a few weeks notice, workers and their Sponsor unions successfully mobilized to protect our right to freely appoint our Representatives…

Media Advisory: A delegation of concerned paramedics to visit Minister of Health Christine Elliott at her constituency office on Friday

NEWMARKET, ON – On Friday, November 15th, at 11 a.m., paramedics represented by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) will visit the constituency office of Minister of Health Christine Elliott. Paramedics are concerned about government plans to restructure land ambulance in Ontario, and rumours of privatization. Many communities are already grappling with ambulance shortages…

Media Advisory: President of CUPE Ontario, Fred Hahn will Address Communities not Cuts Rally at Doug Ford’s Constituency Office in Etobicoke

Toronto, ON – CUPE Ontario President Fred Hahn will join CUPE 2977, CUPE’s Health and Safety/Injured Workers, and community members at Doug Ford’s Constituency Office. This event is part of Communities not Cuts rallies and events taking place across the province this week. WHO: CUPE Ontario President, Fred Hahn CUPE Health and Safety/Injured Workers WHEN:…

Media Advisory: President of CUPE Ontario, Fred Hahn will Address Communities not Cuts Rally at Peter Bethlenfalvy’s Constituency Office in Pickering

Pickering, ON – CUPE Ontario President Fred Hahn will join Northumberland CUPE District Council, Durham Region Labour Council and community members in Pickering today as part of weeklong events across the province. Today, CUPE Ontario and Labour will be taking action at Peter Bethlenfalvy’s Constituency Office bringing our message of Communities not Cuts! WHO: CUPE…

Urgent Joint Letter from Unions Re: Omers

(le français suit) Dear CUPE Ontario members in the OMERS pension plan, CUPE Ontario has recently been made aware of several proposed by-law amendments that would fundamentally change OMERS, weakening the voices of workers and their unions. Click here to read a joint letter issued by the Employee-side Sponsors of OMERS in response. With less than 3 weeks notice…

CUPE 3906 requests ‘No Board’ report after hours of fruitless bargaining with McMaster University

HAMILTON, ON – Following a fruitless day of negotiations, the union representing 2,900 teaching assistants, research assistants, demonstrators, tutors and markers at McMaster University announced late last night they would be seeking a ‘No Board’ report from the Provincial Ministry of Labour. The decision by Unit 1, Local 3906 of the Canadian Union of Public…