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Central Neighbourhood House workers ratify new contract; lockout averted

Oct 26, 2007 02:24 PM TORONTO — About 100 workers at Central Neighbourhood House, one of downtown Toronto’s oldest community-based multi-service agencies, have ratified a new collective agreement.

International guests participate in CUPE national convention

South Africa’s Petrus Mashishi addresses anti-poverty rally in Toronto

Oct 26, 2007 07:53 AM Our 15 international guests went beyond the call of duty during national convention last week, actively participating and assisting in convention functions.

TransLink Legislation: Falcon power grab to end local control

Oct 25, 2007 06:04 PM New TransLink a 'gift' to Liberal friends and insiders: Unions VANCOUVER—A controversial bill proposed by the Campbell government is a power grab designed to wrench authority over transit and transportation services in the Lower Mainland from local governments and hand it over to a group of Liberal friends and insiders, charges a coalition of unions in the transportation sector.

Convention puts global justice work front and centre

PSI’s Peter Waldorff with National President Paul Moist

Oct 25, 2007 05:21 PM The Strategic Directions policy paper adopted on Oct. 20 added a significant new element to this national convention – a renewed push for global solidarity work.

Poor might get richer after all

Oct 25, 2007 04:54 PM The latest report on wage increases, or "unit labour costs" (ULCs) in OECD countries just might have a silver lining for poorer countries struggling under a corporate stranglehold on their economies and workforces.

Michael Murphy wins 2007 National Health & Safety Award

Michael Murphy and Paul Moist

Oct 25, 2007 03:39 PM Brother Michael J. Murphy from CUPE 1615, at Memorial University in St. John’s, Newfoundland/Labrador was awarded the 2007 Health and Safety Award at this year’s national convention.

Fight poverty campaign to be launched in Atlantic Canada

Oct 25, 2007 01:49 PM Halifax CUPE locals will launch the CUPE-Oxfam campaign for public services on Oct. 27.

Janitorial staff join CUPE 3338 at Simon Fraser University

Oct 24, 2007 06:44 PM BURNABY-CUPE Local 3338 is proud to welcome a new group of workers who provide janitorial services at SFU. The 139 new members work at SFU’s Burnaby and Surrey campuses, providing services for Best Facilities Services.

CUPE predicts public education chaos with Ministry funding change

Oct 24, 2007 06:26 PM BURNABY-School boards are once again being thrown into chaos by government funding dictates, according to the Canadian Union of Public Employees, which represents close to 25,000 staff in B.C.’s public school system.

Big box operator eyes Canada’s child care

Big box operator eyes Canada’s child care

Oct 24, 2007 04:14 PM The world’s biggest child care corporation appears to be embarking on a Canadian buying spree – a development that threatens the future of a public, non-profit child care system.

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