TTC Supervisors finally win right to join CUPE

TORONTO, ON – A whopping 470 days after they voted overwhelmingly to join the Canadian Union of Public employees (CUPE), Route Supervisors at the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) have finally been recognized as union members. “The TTC fought tooth and nail and used every legal stall tactic they could to prevent these workers from having…

“We won’t pay for the mistakes of OMERS executives”: CUPE Ontario

TORONTO, ON – CUPE Ontario is calling for increased scrutiny of today’s announcement by the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (OMERS) that the pension fund lost more than $3 billion last year. This represents a shortfall of more than $10 billion compared to their own benchmark returns for 2020. OMERS manages more than $100 billion…

Toronto Paramedics reach bargaining impasse with City of Toronto; headed to interest arbitration

Toronto, ON — Front line paramedics, who are members of Toronto Civic Employees Union (TCEU) CUPE Local 416, are entering interest arbitration with the City of Toronto to settle outstanding terms of the collective agreement, which expired on December 31, 2019. Comparatively, other first responders including Toronto Police and Toronto Fire, reached separate five-year agreements…

Support CUPE 907

During the COVID-19 pandemic everyone has had to pull together to help keep Belleville running and keep residents safe. In this difficult time Belleville city workers, represented by CUPE Local 907, stepped up to do their part. They have continued to deliver vital public services, and even took on new responsibilities to ensure that city…