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Vital services to newcomers at risk unless COSTI Immigrant Services get serious about treating workers fairly, warns CUPE 2221-1 President
Nov 19, 2013 08:58 AM Vital services for immigrants and new Canadians in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) are unnecessarily being put at risk by COSTI Immigrant Services' refusal to treat Language Instruction to Newcomers to Canada (LINC) instructors fairly, the President of Local 2221-1 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE 2221-1) warned today.
CUPE leaders to join striking Bonfield municipal workers Saturday for solidarity picket at Bonfield landfill
Nov 15, 2013 01:36 PM CUPE Ontario President Fred Hahn and Henri Giroux, President of the North Bay and District CUPE Council, will be joined by CUPE leaders from across Ontario for a solidarity picket at the Bonfield Municipal Landfill on Saturday, November 16, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Municipal workers in Schreiber face strike or lockout deadline of December 4th after management continues to demand contract rollbacks
Nov 14, 2013 03:52 PM Local 87 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), representing 13 municipal workers in the Town of Schreiber, Ontario, hopes upcoming mediation talks will assist the union and town management negotiate a fair collective agreement, but the union feels the threat of a strike or lockout is serious after Town management continued to demand cutbacks in recent conciliation talks.
As 'cash machine' Canadian Standards Association puts profits before pensions, CUPE 967 serves Monday strike notice
Nov 13, 2013 09:44 AM After refusing to accept substandard pensions for future generations, laboratory professionals and clerical staff at the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) will be on legal strike at 12:01 a.m., Monday, November 18.
Nov 7, 2013 03:19 PM Ontario needs strong, stable infrastructure, but today’s announcement that the government will re-write rules to increase public-private partnerships (P3s) is a mistake, says Fred Hahn, president of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Ontario.
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.Previous 1 2 3 4  6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 ... 135 Next