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Municipal workers in Chapleau trying to reach a fair collective agreement and avert a strike

Oct 4, 2013 09:58 AM Negotiators for Local 887 of CUPE, representing outside municipal workers in the Town of Chapleau, hope a provincially appointed mediator can help them reach a settlement with the town, so workers can continue delivering quality public services, and avert a strike that would hurt the community.

Bargaining to resume tomorrow between CUPE 1393 and University of Windsor

Oct 3, 2013 10:46 AM Negotiations between Local 1393 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE 1393) and the university will resume tomorrow morning in an effort to resolve the near month-long labour dispute between the two parties.

CUPE 1334 reaches tentative agreement with Guelph University

Oct 3, 2013 10:42 AM Negotiators for Local 1334 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE 1334) have reached a tentative agreement with the University of Guelph.

CUPE 5088 to meet Community Living Upper Ottawa Valley in mediation

Oct 2, 2013 12:36 PM The union representing workers who support 150 adults with developmental disabilities will meet the management of Community Living Upper Ottawa Valley (CLUOV) in mediation on Wednesday, October 16.

Continuing Education Students’ Association of Ryerson locks out staff for refusing to accept crushing concessions

Sep 30, 2013 01:42 PM At 12:01 a.m. this morning, hours before a critical meeting of its members, the Continuing Educations Students’ Association of Ryerson (CESAR) locked out two unionized staff.

CUPE 1393 clarifies University of Windsor ‘breakdown’ statement

Sep 30, 2013 11:41 AM Local 1393 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE 1393) wishes to clarify statements made by University of Windsor administration with respect to the recent breakdown of negotiations between the two parties.

Talks break down, University of Windsor refuses to consider CUPE 1393 offer and walks away from bargaining table

Sep 30, 2013 11:36 AM Thousands of University of Windsor students’ semesters have been placed in jeopardy after negotiators for the university walked away from the bargaining table without even considering the latest offer from Local 1393 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE 1393).

The time to expand Workers’ Compensation coverage for ALL Canadians is NOW

Sep 30, 2013 11:30 AM Until 1971, Pier 21, known as the gateway to Canada, was the primary point of entry for over one million immigrants and refugees from Europe and elsewhere, as well as the departure point for half-a-million Canadian troops during World War Two. The city also served as the return point for a steady stream of wounded soldiers returning on hospital ships.

As Zoo Board meets, CUPE 1600 renews call to ‘live up to commitments’ and do ‘what’s best’ for the elephants

Sep 26, 2013 11:49 AM As the Toronto Zoo Board meets in Scarborough for the last time before three African elephants are chained in crates and driven for 80 hours to California, the union representing their keepers and animal professionals renewed their call for politicians and administrators to live up to their commitments and ‘do what’s best’ for Toka, Thika and Iringa.

Provincial underfunding of Children’s Aid Society will hurt at-risk youth – CUPE to launch fightback to stop the closure of Regional Adolescent Centre in Niagara

Sep 25, 2013 11:54 AM Continual provincial cuts and underfunding of Children’s Aid Societies (CASs) across Ontario will further increase the waitlists and reduce available services for at-risk youth in need of residential services and support, warns the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) representing child protection workers at Family and Children’s Services Niagara (FACS). In response to the imminent closure of FACS’ Regional Adolescent Centre (RAC), the workers are rallying the Niagara community and their elected provincial leaders to advocate for increased funding for at-risk youth and stop the closure of the RAC.

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