CUPE Ontario condemns the coup d’état and the repression of protesters in Bolivia

CUPE Ontario joins CUPE National and the international community in condemning the coup in Bolivia. The military removal of Evo Morales, the crushing of democratic rights in Bolivia and the repression of protesters including the indigenous people, poor and labour activists in the country amount to nothing but a military coup, which is a violation…


CUPE Ontario hails court ruling striking down Ford Conservatives’ attack on students’ rights and services

TORONTO – A court ruling, striking down efforts by the Ford Conservative government to choke off democratically-approved funding for hundreds of Ontario campus organizations, represents a dramatic victory for students and workers at Universities across the province, the leader of Ontario’s largest union said today. “We were thrilled to learn that the Courts have quashed…

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Frontline child welfare workers mark National Day of the Child with visit to Queen’s Park to discuss the crisis in Ontario’s child welfare system

TORONTO – The Ford Conservatives are putting children and families at risk by cutting funding to Children’s Aid Societies and asking frontline workers to do more with less, according to the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE). Child welfare workers, represented by CUPE, were at Queen’s Park today to mark November 20, the National Day…


Tentative agreement reached between CUPE 3906 and McMaster University

HAMILTON, ON – Negotiators for Unit 1, Local 3906 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE 3906-1) today have reached a tentative agreement with McMaster University. The tentative agreement follows two days of bargaining between the parties, assisted by a Provincially-appointed mediator. “We look forward to bringing this agreement before our members so they…


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…