At the Human Rights Conference, CUPE Ontario elects members to the following committees: Aboriginal, International Solidarity, Pink Triangle, Racial Justice, Workers with Disabilities and Young Workers
The Human Rights Committee has a broad mandate in that it tackles minority and Aboriginal issues, as well as homophobia, issues affecting persons with disabilities and women’s issues. It holds an annual conference that brings together members of different equity-seeking groups to discuss issues that affect all such groups, and to plan strategy to further the goals of equity within the union and more broadly in society.
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CUPE Ontario celebrates Emancipation Day weekend at Carnival Members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Ontario celebrated Emancipation Day by participating in Toronto’s Carnival Grand Parade. The annual event attracts more than one million people from across North America and this year’s contingent will include CUPE Ontario President Fred Hahn and Veriline Howe,…
CUPE Ontario Human Rights and Racial Justice Conference
More than 100 members participated in the first annual CUPE Ontario Racial Justice Conference in Richmond Hill on March 10. The busy agenda included addresses by CUPE Ontario President Fred Hahn, Secretary-Treasurer Candace Rennick and Diversity Vice-President, Racialized Workers, Veriline Howe. These speakers were followed by a panel including Gary Pieters from the Urban Alliance…
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