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Bonfield Mayor rejects CUPE offer to send outstanding issues to arbitration after mediation talks fail to end strike – Mayor to contract out snow removal
Nov 6, 2013 09:54 AM Mediation talks that began last Friday and continued today aimed at ending the Bonfield municipal strike that began August 1st, broke down tonight after Mayor Randall McLaren refused CUPE’s offer to send outstanding issues to arbitration by a neutral third party, a move that would have allowed municipal services to be restored quickly.
Minimum wage is 21 per cent below poverty line – CUPE Ontario report to Minimum Wage Advisory Panel calls for increase to $14/hr
Nov 1, 2013 11:44 AM A full-time worker earning minimum wage in Ontario has an income 21 per cent below the poverty line, the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Ontario told a provincial minimum wage advisory panel in Guelph today.
Oct 29, 2013 03:21 PM Grey County municipal workers, represented by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), reached a tentative collective agreement with their County employer after both parties met yesterday with the assistance of a provincial conciliator.
CUPE 1281 invites students, public and media to join them to say ‘Boo!’ to the spooky lockout of CESAR workers tomorrow at the Ryerson Student Centre
Oct 29, 2013 01:49 PM With Halloween approaching, workers at the Continuing Education Students Association of Ryerson (CESAR) have been locked out for almost a month.
Thumbs up to Durham Region municipalities for recognizing contribution, dedication of early learning and child care staff
Oct 29, 2013 09:31 AM Do child care staff and Early Childhood Educators (ECEs) deserve kudos for their skills and a job well done? Durham Region municipalities think they do and child care workers and ECEs want to thank them for declaring October 30, 2013, Child Care Worker and Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day.
Oct 25, 2013 09:45 AM Rallying the community and lobbying the provincial government to stand up for fairness for at-risk children and youth in Hamilton, workers from Hamilton Children’s Aid Society (CAS) successfully campaigned to stop shutdown days scheduled at the agency due to continual provincial underfunding of the CAS sector.
Oct 24, 2013 11:21 AM Local 170 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), representing 45 inside and outside municipal workers in the City of Elliot Lake, has asked the Ministry of Labour to assign a conciliation officer to help mediate negotiations to avert a strike or lockout that would hurt the community.
Oct 23, 2013 10:14 AM By ratifying their first collective agreement, workers who provide services to adults with developmental disabilities have increased the stability of care provided through Community Living Upper Ottawa Valley (CLUOV).
As elephants begin new life, Toronto Zoo workers urge ‘renewed focus’ on conservation, education and research
Oct 22, 2013 12:09 PM As former Toronto Zoo elephants Thika, Toka and Iringa begin their new lives in California, the President of the Union representing Zoo workers is urging ‘renewal’.
Instead of bullying, let’s have an ‘adult conversation’ about ‘flatlined’ city service levels, says CUPE 79 President
Oct 21, 2013 03:59 PM The country’s largest local union today welcomed the opportunity to discuss how ‘flatlined’ budgets are harming service levels in community centres and other vital public services across Toronto.Previous 1 2  4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 ... 133 Next