Public Sector Accounting Board (PSAB) Joint Letter

CUPE Ontario, along with the Association of Ontario Municipalities, OMERS and other OMERS plan sponsor organizations, has sent a joint letter to the Public Sector Accounting Board (PSAB). The PSAB is considering changes to how defined benefit pension plans appear on government financial statements. These changes would make the reported liabilities and costs of these…

Personal Support Workers Deserve More than Our Thanks

CUPE Local 7797 and The Neighborhood Group are working together to advocate for equality care and fairness for personal support workers. We encourage all PSW employers and union locals to participate in this campaign. During the pandemic, the Ford government acknowledged how vital personal support workers (PSWs) are to our economic and social recovery, and…

Tell the City of Windsor: No Contracting Out

The City of Windsor is meeting on Monday, November 23rd to debate the contracting out of custodial jobs for the city, members of CUPE Local 543. We always oppose contracting out, but it is especially disheartening to see this being pursued in the midst of a pandemic. Fill in the form below to send a…

Free CUPE member Cihan Erdal!

CUPE 4600 member, Cihan Erdal was arrested on September 25th by Turkish police on unspecified charges related to social unrest in 2014. Erdal is one of 82 people issued arrest warrants in relation to alleged incitement of protests in 2014 which were violently repressed by Turkish police. These arrests are part of a broader effort…

Restore Our Rights – Abuse of Power Betrays Heroes

Front-line workers, who helped keep us safe and delivered critical services in a pandemic, deserve better than an attack on their legal rights. They deserve to have their rights restored today. When COVID-19 first hit, front-line workers rose to action, putting themselves and their families at great personal risk, to keep the public safe and…

Care Not Profits

Take Action Sign the letter to Premier Ford. Click here to add your voice to demand change for long-term care. Solidarity On Wednesday, July 14, CUPE members joined families of Orchard Villa, the Durham Health Coalition, and the Ontario Health Coalition to tell the Southbridge LTC Chain: no more profiting from pain, substandard care, and…

Stop Home Care and Hospital Privatization

Reforms under Bill 175 will hasten and encourage privatization of home care and hospital services.  Thousands of jobs at Local Health Integration Networks are at great threat.  These are the wrong reforms at the wrong time. CUPE Ontario is asking you to sign this letter to tell the Doug Ford PC government  to keep home…