Black History Month Statement

Every February, CUPE Ontario urges all its members to acknowledge and celebrate Black History Month.  We also invite our members to reflect on the many contributions Black people of African and Caribbean heritage have made to Canada and our union movement. Black workers have a long history of building the Canadian labour movement and fighting…

New study reveals toxic environment of physical and sexual violence against staff in Ontario hospitals

Kitchener, ON – Sexual assaults, a life-altering concussion, shattered faces, fractured bones, lost teeth, bites and brain injury. These are just some of the injuries sustained at the hands of patients by Ontario health care staff who participated in a major new study ‘Assaulted and Unheard: Violence Against Healthcare Staff.’ Featured in ‘NEW SOLUTIONS: A…

North Bay hospital staff report staggeringly high workplace violence rates: Poll

NORTH BAY, ON — A poll of North Bay Regional Health Centre (NBRHC) staff conducted earlier this week shows “staggeringly high rates of workplace violence with virtually no resolve from the hospital,” said Michael Hurley president of the Ontario Council of Hospital Unions (OCHU) that commissioned the poll. What’s more said Hurley at a media conference to release the poll…

CUPE Ontario Convention 2019 Webcast

En français All CUPE members can watch the live stream from the floor and be part of the CUPE Ontario Convention by registering for the webcast using the form below. Your Full Name (required) Your Email (required) Are you a CUPE member? YesNo Would you also like to sign up for CUPE Ontario e-blast emails?…