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Are you a part-time recreation worker?

Part-time staff in the City of Barrie have expressed an interest in joining CUPE to begin improving working conditions, including health & safety, harassment, hours of work, wages and benefits. CUPE is Canada’s largest union and the union of...

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Women at work: still a long way to go

CUPE’s work for gender justice has a clear goal: not one step back. We push governments at all levels to apply a gender lens to budgets and update policies to recognize the impact of intersecting forms of discrimination. A review of the latest...

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Diverse workplaces bring many benefits

New research demonstrates that having a more ethnically diverse workforce isn’t just important for social justice – it’s also good for the economy. The report, published jointly by the Centre for International Governance Innovation and the Pierre...

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CUPE marks World Water Day 2018

Public water and wastewater services are vital to our lives and are fundamental human rights. These services are the foundation of safe and healthy communities. On March 22, CUPE members and our local and international allies recommit to...

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CUPE celebrates Black History Month

Every February, CUPE celebrates Black History Month (also known as African Heritage month) when we pause to reflect on the efforts of the many union activists and community organizers of African descent who lead the fight for inclusive...

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