Attempt to decertify union symptom of major management problems at San Romanoway Revitalization Association

‘Instead of helping our community, our employer is more interested in keeping staff and users under their thumbs,’ says CUPE 4772 President   TORONTO, ON – Members of Local 4772 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE 4772) were today joined by community supporters at a rally in front of the San Romanoway Revitalization Association…

Management rejects offer to resume bargaining, pushes CAS workers on strike – picket line starts Monday

GUELPH, ON – After repeated attempts by CUPE asking management to return to the bargaining table, management at Family and Children’s Services of Guelph and Wellington County is pushing workers on strike by flatly rejecting the union’s latest invitation to meet this morning (Saturday) at 10:00 a.m. Picket lines will go up on Monday, April…

Guelph Wellington CAS workers stand up for a fair contract

GUELPH, ON – After being mandated to accept zero per cent wage increases in their last contract and discovering that senior management received a 9 per cent wage increase in one year alone during the same period, frontline Children’s Aid Society (CAS) workers at Family and Children’s Services of Guelph and Wellington County are standing…

Proposed changes to child care standards will hurt most vulnerable families, say Windsor residents

New regulations work against children’s development, child safety and availability of infant care spaces WINDSOR, ON – Worried families, nursery operators and child care professionals joined forces today with Windsor-area elected representatives to demand that the provincial government re-think harmful changes to the regulations that govern licensed child care standards in Ontario. The issue has…