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CUPE municipal workers urge CBRM Council to proceed with caution on budget cuts

Apr 23, 2014 02:51 PM (Sydney) – The union representing three groups of municipal workers in the Cape Breton Regional Municipality is urging the mayor and council to proceed with caution on budget cuts and possible service reductions.

Redacted P3 school information troubling

Apr 17, 2014 03:21 PM Despite providing assurances that the process surrounding its push to privatize the building of new schools through public-private partnerships (P3s) would be transparent, the response to an Access to Information Request demonstrates the Provincial Government is going to great lengths to shroud its P3 plans in secrecy.

Protect, strengthen and expand health care; town hall meeting in Winnipeg

Apr 15, 2014 02:10 PM Manitoba is facing a $1.4 billion cut to health care funding by the federal government over the next ten years. By refusing to sign a new health accord with the provinces, the federal government is abandoning its responsibility to protect quality public health care services for all Manitobans.

New contract reached between CUPE LPNs and Breton Ability Centre in Sydney

Apr 14, 2014 03:07 PM (Sydney) – Another union contract has been reached between Breton Ability Centre in Sydney and a group of its employees, this time it’s LPNs (Licensed Practical Nurses) in CUPE Local 1478.

Make CUPE stronger: Support the member survey

Apr 14, 2014 11:19 AM CUPE’s launching a survey that will help build a stronger, more inclusive CUPE– and every local has a leadership role to play.

Breakfast by the numbers with Paul Moist

Apr 12, 2014 12:41 PM Close to 100 delegates attended the economic breakfast at CUPE BC Convention Friday morning. “The Conservatives claim Canada’s economy and job market are outperforming other major nations. If that’s true,” said CUPE National President Paul Moist, “then for whom?”

Work week ruling sends community health employers back to Square 1

Apr 11, 2014 03:35 PM Employers who failed to follow a fair and negotiated process to transition employees to a 37.5 hour work week will have to start over, according to an arbitrator's ruling issued this week.

Moist: Our ultimate power is our solidarity


Apr 10, 2014 04:39 PM CUPE National President Paul Moist began his address to delegates at CUPE BC’s 51st annual convention with a nod to the solidarity demonstrated by CUPE across the country to members in B.C. facing very tough disputes over the past year.

CUPE Nova Scotia says new spending scandal at Alberta Superboard should be red flag for McNeil

Apr 10, 2014 01:49 PM (Truro) – CUPE Nova Scotia President Danny Cavanagh says new figures out of Alberta that show the health care superboard there is spending more than $460,000 dollars a day on consultants should be a red flag for the McNeil government.

CUPE school board workers at Chignecto-Central Regional School Board ratify mediated deal

Apr 7, 2014 12:04 PM (Truro) – More than 400 CUPE bus drivers, custodians and tradespeople at the Chignecto Central Regional School Board have ratified a settlement in their contract talks.

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