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Jun 19, 2013 06:51 AM CUPE calls for similar policy for all non-profits EDMONTON – The President of the Alberta Division of the Canadian Union of Public Employees is congratulating the residents of Abby Road co-op, Creekside and Artspace for their efforts to reverse a decision by the Redford government. CUPE had been working closely with residents and the NDP opposition to reverse the decision.
Jun 14, 2013 10:11 AM The union representing more than 500 school board workers with the Chignecto Central Regional School Board in Nova Scotia says the elimination of frontline positions will have a direct impact on classrooms and students.
Jun 12, 2013 03:03 PM The news out of Alberta that the health minister there has fired the entire Board of Alberta Health Services should serve as a wake-up call for those who are pushing the idea of a so-called "superboard" here in Nova Scotia.
Jun 12, 2013 02:21 PM Now that Alberta Health Minister Fred Horne has made it clear he is willing to direct policy at Alberta Health Services, he should instruct the agency to reverse the privatization of home care. That was the message from CUPE today.
Jun 12, 2013 08:07 AM Employees with Go Bus para-transit services in St. John’s have voted to take strike action if their contract dispute with the private company that runs the service isn’t settled.
Jun 11, 2013 11:47 AM Staff providing home care services at Strathmore Lodge have been given termination notices after Alberta Health Services decided to contract the service to Bayshore Home Health, a for-profit health care provider.
Media Advisory: NDP and CUPE join forces to prevent Conservatives from compromising airline passenger safety
Jun 10, 2013 01:31 PM CUPE Airline Division president Michel Cournoyer and NDP Transport, Infrastructure and Communities critic Olivia Chow will reveal possible solutions and action, at a news conference to be held this Tuesday, for preventing the Conservative government from compromising passenger safety aboard aircraft.
Jun 10, 2013 12:06 PM A co-operative housing project for the disabled in Old Strathcona has been told by AHS it must lay off its staff and turn operations over to a private, for profit, company. CUPE is calling on AHS to release details of the contract with the private contractor.
Jun 7, 2013 01:24 PM CUPE is encouraged that the Council of Atlantic Premiers recognizes the importance of establishing a panel to jointly examine the impact of the federal government’s recent changes to the Employment Insurance Program – a panel to which Danny Cavanagh, president of CUPE Nova Scotia, has been appointed.
Jun 6, 2013 01:34 PM Determined to stop funding cuts at local CASs that will hurt at-risk children and youth, concerned Hamilton and Haldimand-Norfolk community members will stage a rally in front of City Hall on June 7 to highlight the negative impact of a $10.4 million funding cut. 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 ... 486 Next