Important OMERS Update

(le français suit) Important OMERS Update In October, CUPE Ontario was made aware of a series of proposed by-law amendments being considered by the OMERS Sponsors Corporation (SC) Board. These changes, which included dramatic changes to the governance of OMERS, were voted only a few weeks later, on November 14th. These By-Law changes all required…

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At times of viral global outbreaks like the Coronavirus, Ontario’s overcrowded, underfunded hospitals severely disadvantaged

TORONTO, ON – Ontario’s overcrowded, understaffed and underfunded hospitals are already challenged under the strain of a growing and aging population and as a result they are “severely disadvantaged at times of viral global outbreaks, like the Coronavirus now spread to North America from China,” says Michael Hurley the president of the Ontario Council of…

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President of CUPE Ontario, Fred Hahn will Address Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs

BELLEVILLE, ON – CUPE Ontario President Fred Hahn will be available to media on Wednesday, January 22nd at 12:45pm prior to his presentation to Pre-Budget Committee. Fred Hahn’s presentation will call on the province to reverse the cuts to services across the province in the upcoming budget and to reinvest in communities. The presentation will…

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2020

Today, we remember Martin Luther King Jr. and honour his teachings by weaving the struggle for racial and economic justice into all our work as a union. It is often forgotten that King worked closely with organized labour all his life. His final days were spent with sanitation workers in Memphis, on strike following years…

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