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CUPE delegates help break world record

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Oct 18, 2007 05:59 PM Delegates to CUPE’s national convention helped break a world record yesterday, when they took a stand against poverty, joining more than 38 million others around the world.

Anduhyaun Shelter, Child Care workers vote for strike action

Oct 18, 2007 03:50 PM TORONTO — Shelter and child care workers at Anduhyaun Inc. have voted 100% in favour of strike action if they are not able to reach a collective agreement by November 1.

Jack Layton, NDP Leader, speaks to 2000 delegates to CUPE's 2007 convention

Oct 18, 2007 11:05 AM Toronto, Ont. –Jack Layton, federal NDP leader, will address over 2,000 delegates from across the country at the 2007 Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)National Convention, on Friday, October 19th at 9 a.m.

Locked out workers from Journal de Quebec pledged thousands in financial support from CUPE locals across the country

Oct 17, 2007 02:34 PM Toronto, Ont – Gathered in Toronto for their national convention, CUPE delegates from across Canada gave an enthusiastic welcome to representatives of the Journal de Québec workers.

Throne speech promises tax cuts and privatization

Oct 17, 2007 08:08 AM Stephen Harper’s throne speech is more about winning votes than building strong communities for Canadians, Paul Moist says.

CUPE convention votes to campaign for medicare

Oct 16, 2007 05:37 PM CUPE convention delegates overwhelmingly supported a resolution (#261) for CUPE to spearhead a national campaign for publicly funded and administered health care.

CUPE anti-poverty march route confirmation

Oct 16, 2007 03:05 PM Toronto, Ont – The 2,000 members of CUPE will March to Eradicate Poverty, Wednesday, October 17th beginning at noon and proceeding to Metro Hall Square.

REVISED - Vaughan City Workers prepare for strike in fight for fairness and respect

Oct 16, 2007 02:54 PM VAUGHAN, Ont. — Full-time workers in the City of Vaughan could be on strike as of October 29 if they are not able to reach a fair contract with the City. The members of CUPE 905 have voted 94% in favour of strike action.

Got an overdue library book? Pocket the fine—for now

Oct 16, 2007 12:23 PM Latest action by CUPE 410 in bid for fair contract aimed at cutting off library revenue VICTORIA— As part of CUPE 410's escalating job action and withdrawal of services, the union’s members are being instructed not to accept any payments from customers for overdue fines, effective today and until further notice.

Over 2,000 delegates to the 2007 CUPE National Convention will march to demand end to poverty

Oct 16, 2007 10:14 AM Toronto, Ont. – On Wednesday, October 17th, the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, over 2,000 members of CUPE will march from the Metro Convention Centre, (south building), to Metro Hall Square at 55 John St.

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