CUPE 4914 Strike Support Message

CUPE 4914, Peel Region CAS Workers, have been on strike fighting for a healthier, safer and more dignified working environment since September 18. Boost strikers’ spirits– send a personalized message of solidarity from your Local to be read on the picket lines! What to include: Your Union and Local number How many members you represent…

CUPE Local 4914 – Email Premier Wynne & Minister Coteau

Peel Children’s Aid Society Workers have been on strike since September 18 in order to secure a safer, healthier and more dignified working environment. The 435 members of CUPE 4914 have been without a collective agreement since March 31. While many issues have been dealt with in bargaining, a number remain outstanding, including language around…

Essex County Library Workers on the picket line

Essex County Library bargaining talks break down again – Library Board not bargaining but sticking to the same position that closed libraries

ESSEX, ON – Bargaining talks between striking Essex Library workers and management ended once again when the library board refused to move off their sick time position that put the workers out on strike in the first place, says the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), representing the 58 library workers.   “Once again, talks…

Striking library workers host ‘Storytime’ thank you events for Essex County community as strike enters third month

ESSEX, ON – Striking Essex County library workers, represented by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), will be hosting a series of ‘Storytime’ events to thank the community for their ongoing support as the strike enters its third month later this week. “Our community has been supporting our struggle for a fair contract since…

CUPE 2974 urges Essex County Library Board to act in the best interest of the community at first board meeting since the strike began

ESSEX, ON – As the Essex County Library Board prepares to meet for the first time since the library strike began on June 25, striking library workers are urging the board to act in the best interest of library patrons from the community instead of blindly following the unjustifiable sick time change ‘directive’ from Essex…