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A number of CUPE locals are currently on Strike or on Strike Aversion.  Help support these locals by joining a local rally, taking a minute and sending a letter of support, or sending them a financial donation.

CUPE Local 4616 – Bonfield Municipal Workers

Bonfield Municipal Workers

Members of CUPE Local 4616 were forced into a defensive strike on August 1. Their employer, the Township of Bonfield, threatened to impose a contract that allowed contracting-out of public services and many concessions.  The mayor has since fired one-third of the bargaining unit.

You can help the local come to a fair deal!  Click Here and visit the Bonfield Municipal Workers Solidarity page to send a message of support, or attend the upcoming rally on October 5th

CUPE Local 1393 – University of Windsor Workers

University of Windsor Workers

The 282 members of CUPE Local 1393, representing skilled trades and a wide range of professional staff at the University of Windsor, have been on strike since September 8 to protect job security and seniority rights.

The dispute has jeopardized the academic year for thousands of students, and put campus and public safety at risk.
It’s time for University of Windsor administration to sit down and bargain a fair settlement with its workers.

Help support these workers!  Click Here and visit the University of Windsor Workers Solidarity page to send a message to the university president, or send a donation to the local

CUPE Local 1281 – CAESAR Workers at Ryerson

CUPE local 1281 Workers

Just after midnight on September 30, the Continuing Educations Students’ Association of Ryerson (CESAR) locked out two unionized staff, members of CUPE Local 1281.

In addition to demanding future employees’ wages are rolled back 10 per cent, CESAR is also attempting to eliminate an unfilled position, effectively entrenching unacceptable workloads.

Help support this tiny but mighty union!  Click Here and visit the Local 1281 Solidarity page to send a donation or message of support to the local