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Tell OMERS: postpone the vote to remove guaranteed indexing from my pension plan!

(le français suit) Fellow OMERS plan members, The COVID-19 crisis has impacted us all. It has called us to the frontlines of an unparalleled public health crisis and temporarily, though dramatically, changed our world. That’s why on March 25th, CUPE Ontario sent the OMERS SC Board a letter requesting the postponement of their planned June vote

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Please read this article about Coronavirus not yet causing Barrie hospital, college to place restrictions on visitors by Janis Ramsay sourced by Simcoe.com

https://www.simcoe.com/news-story/9873063-coronavirus-not-yet-causing-barrie-hospital-college-to-place-restrictions-on-visitors/

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An important message to CUPE members regarding the Ontario government’s wage restraint consultation

April 15, 2019 A few days ago, the President of the Treasury Board, Peter Bethlenfalvy announced that Ontario’s PC government was turning its sights on lowering the wages and cutting the benefits of Ontario’s 1 million public sector workers. In launching what it calls Public Sector Compensation Consultations, the government has made clear its intended

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An important message to CUPE members regarding the Ontario government’s wage restraint consultation

A few days ago the President of the Treasury Board, Peter Bethlenfalvy, announced that Ontario’s PC government was turning its sights on lowering the wages and cutting the benefits of Ontario’s 1 million public sector workers. In launching what it calls Public Sector Compensation Consultations, the government has made clear its intended outcome. From the

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What York U Doesn’t Want You to Know

In 20 weeks of strike York University has only showed up to the bargaining table with CUPE 3903 TWICE. But Doug Ford wants to violate 3903 members’ Charter right to collective bargaining & do nothing to get York U to negotiate…

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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 choice for 150,000 municipal workers. In cities and towns across the province, we represent arts and

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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 statistics about women and work reminds us that our collective work for

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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 Elliott Trudeau Foundation, found that a diverse workforce is directly connected to increased productivity and revenues. Diversity Dividend: Canada’s Global

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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 protecting water and wastewater services from privatization and strengthening these services for future generations. CUPE works in coalition

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