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Dec 11, 2013 03:27 PM A request by the Town of Leamington for its municipal workers to reopen their collective agreement will only divert resources and attention away from efforts to save the community’s main employer, the Heinz Tomato processing plant.
Dec 11, 2013 01:09 PM CUPE’s 57 BC K-12 Local bargaining committees have worked hard, and continue to make sure members receive fair deals through the implementation the Provincial Framework Agreement (PFA) negotiated by the CUPE BC K-12 Presidents’ Council Provincial Bargaining Subcommittee and the BC Government on September 18th. The PFA provides CUPE education workers with a 3.5 percent wage adjustment, new recognition and respect for education assistants, as well as an updated BlueNet drug card that allows members to have medication benefits paid up front, without the need to submit receipts for prescriptions.
Dec 11, 2013 01:07 PM In a show of confidence for Canada’s largest union representing 35,000 hospital workers in Ontario, Windsor Regional Hospital workers recently voted to join the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), in a representation vote triggered by the merger of programs at two local Windsor hospital sites, Windsor Regional Met and Ouellette campus (formerly Hotel-Dieu/Grace Hospital) into the Windsor Regional Met site.
Dec 11, 2013 09:07 AM The Ontario Council of Hospital Unions/CUPE (OCHU) today called on Ontario’s health minister to follow the lead of the Netherlands and significantly reduce the number of preventable patient deaths in the province’s hospitals.
Rally for Respect: school support staff rally for fair treatment from Thames Valley District School Board
Dec 10, 2013 03:48 PM School support staff employed by Thames Valley District School Board (TVDSB) rallied outside the board’s headquarters on Dundas Street today, demanding the board start treating workers fairly.
Dec 10, 2013 12:49 PM In the spirit of the holiday season, Local 255 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), will be donating $10,000 to various food banks in the Bruce, Grey, Huron and Wellington counties. CUPE 255 will officially hand over the cheques to Major Sterling Snelgrove, the executive director of Hanover Salvation Army on Wednesday, December 11, at 12:00 noon, located at 581 12th Street in Hanover.
Dec 9, 2013 04:38 PM Prince George municipal workers have issued 72-hour strike notice and are gearing up for job action according to CUPE 399 and 1048 presidents Gary Campbell and Janet Bigelow.
Security breach at provincial registry jeopardizes privacy rights of 25,000 personal support workers; ministry must act
Dec 9, 2013 11:13 AM Concerns and questions are mounting over the lack of provincial government action and oversight following a serious security breach at an employer-run online registry containing the names, employment and personal information of 25,000 personal support workers (PSWs). Two police forces and fraud investigators are now on the case.
Dec 6, 2013 03:04 PM In an effort to improve their working conditions, the 53 retirement home workers, at Amica Thornhill, voted to join CUPE.
Premier McNeil sending wrong message to workers by pulling Cavanagh from Premiers’ Panel on EI: Moist
Dec 6, 2013 01:31 PM Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil is sending absolutely the wrong signal working people in his province with a decision to remove CUPE Nova Scotia President Danny Cavanagh from the Council of Atlantic Premiers’ Panel on Impacts of EI Changes. 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 ... 505 Next