CUPE Ontario President, Fred Hahn takes province wide campaign Communities Not Cuts to Windsor

WINDSOR, ON— Fred Hahn, President of CUPE Ontario has brought their Communities not Cuts campaign to Windsor today to speak to over 400 health care workers and paramedics. This province-wide initiative brings together public sector workers and communities in a fightback against the Ford Conservative government’s all out attack on Ontario’s public services and the…

Ford Conservatives’ reckless P3 Pipeline announcement is all about transferring our public funds into private corporate bank accounts

The Ford Conservatives’ recent P3 $60billion dollar announcement syphons money away from communities in order to build and expand corporate profits. Infrastructure investment is desperately needed, but Ontarians understand that P3’s hurt communities, and they have been fighting against them for years. CUPE Ontario agrees with the people of Ontario and does not support a…

Ford Government’s attack on workers’ rights a continuation of their assault on the people of Ontario, says CUPE Ontario President

TORONTO, June 5, 2019 /CNW/ – Legislation tabled today at Queen’s Park that would violate public employees’ right to engage in free collective bargaining is a continuation of the Ford Government’s assault on the people of Ontario, said the Leader of the Ontario Division of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE Ontario). Fred Hahn made the comments today after…

Doug Ford Budget Continues War on the Poor

Despite a series of diversionary gimmicks and the standard ‘for the people’ rhetoric, the Doug Ford Tories have deepened their attacks with this Budget. Public services and the workers who deliver them will be targeted, hospital funding will increase below inflation and guarantee healthcare cuts. The attack on the poor will be especially severe. Legal…