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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
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?
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
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
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
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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CUPE celebrates Black History Month
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 communities and workplaces. This fight happens every day, as CUPE members bargain for more inclusive and equity-based

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CUPE Local 2380 1st Union Owned Building
CUPE Local 2380 1st Union Owned Building

CUPE Local 2380 1st Union Owned Building, 47 Coillier Street, Barrie, ON Commissioned by local Barrie artist Katie Green, Green by Hand, water colour, www.katiegreen.ca

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Sign a Petition
Sign a Petition

This is a petition to oppose Staffless Libraries and to put pressure on the Ontario Library Association to stop supporting this idea. Click here to find out more!

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