Important OMERS Update

(le français suit) Important OMERS Update The OMERS Sponsors Corporation voted on a series of changes to its bylaws. We’re providing an update, as we get additional information about the results today’s meeting. With only a few weeks notice, workers and their Sponsor unions successfully mobilized to protect our right to freely appoint our Representatives…

Urgent Joint Letter from Unions Re: Omers

(le français suit) Dear CUPE Ontario members in the OMERS pension plan, CUPE Ontario has recently been made aware of several proposed by-law amendments that would fundamentally change OMERS, weakening the voices of workers and their unions. Click here to read a joint letter issued by the Employee-side Sponsors of OMERS in response. With less than 3 weeks notice…

CUPE Ontario condemns Turkish government’s invasion of Syria

October 13, 2019: The Canadian union of Public Employees – Ontario strongly condemns invasion of North-Syria by the government of Turkey. Turkish armed forces have been bombarding Kurdish regions in North-Syria since October 9th, which has caused many civilian casualties. We have been informed that a large number of people are fleeing the area. CUPE…

CUPE Ontario Statement on CUPE Education Workers Negotiating Tentative Collective Agreement

(le français suit) Congratulations to CUPE Ontario’s School Board Council of Unions (OSBCU) for negotiating a tentative collective agreement. For a week, 55,000 CUPE education workers have been taking job action to secure a fair agreement that ensures services for students and treats workers with respect. They have been holding firm, demanding an end to…

Statement by Fred Hahn on Closing of Pathology Service for Hamilton, Niagara, Haldimand, Brant and Dufferin

The Ford Conservative Government has decided to close pathology service for Hamilton, Niagara, Haldimand, Brant and Dufferin.  CUPE Local 7800 is calling on the government to review the decision and communicate with members and the community why the decision was made. This is a very busy and valued program for these communities.  Medical personnel and…