Rally for Respect: school support staff rally for fair treatment from Thames Valley District School Board
Dec 10, 2013 03:48 PM School support staff employed by Thames Valley District School Board (TVDSB) rallied outside the board’s headquarters on Dundas Street today, demanding the board start treating workers fairly.
Dec 10, 2013 12:49 PM In the spirit of the holiday season, Local 255 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), will be donating $10,000 to various food banks in the Bruce, Grey, Huron and Wellington counties. CUPE 255 will officially hand over the cheques to Major Sterling Snelgrove, the executive director of Hanover Salvation Army on Wednesday, December 11, at 12:00 noon, located at 581 12th Street in Hanover.
Security breach at provincial registry jeopardizes privacy rights of 25,000 personal support workers; ministry must act
Dec 9, 2013 11:13 AM Concerns and questions are mounting over the lack of provincial government action and oversight following a serious security breach at an employer-run online registry containing the names, employment and personal information of 25,000 personal support workers (PSWs). Two police forces and fraud investigators are now on the case.
Dec 5, 2013 03:27 PM Members of Local 1165-6 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), representing six workers who plan and ensure bus routing and school transportation services for the Near North District School Board, the Nipissing-Parry Sound Catholic District School Board, the Conseil scolaire de district du Nord-Est de l’Ontario, and the Conseil scolaire Franco-Nord, could be forced into a strike or lockout as early as January 6, 2014.
Dec 5, 2013 01:30 PM The explanation of the Ontario Minister of Health for her failure to read an audit report on ORNGE, is difficult to believe the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) charged today.
On International Day of Persons with Disabilities, activists rally to end waiting lists and underfunding of developmental services
Dec 3, 2013 11:04 AM Today a delegation of development services activists marked International Day of Persons with Disabilities by holding a rally to at the constituency office of the Minister of Community and Social Services, Ted McMeekin, MPP.
‘Speak Out’ rally at minister’s constituency office on International Day of Persons with Disabilities
Nov 29, 2013 03:54 PM On Tuesday, December 3, a delegation of development services activists will mark International Day of Persons with Disabilities by holding a rally and ‘Speak Out’ at the constituency office of the Minister of Community and Social Services, Ted McMeekin, MPP.
Nov 29, 2013 03:36 PM CUPE had a strong presence at the first Green Economy Network (GEN) strategy session, held Nov. 27 – 28 in Toronto. Participants, including CUPE’s National Environment Committee and others, took part in discussions about promoting GEN's green jobs ideas through community-level campaigning. GEN is a coalition of partners pushing for a greener economy with more good green jobs in renewable energy, green building practices, and public transit/high speed rail.
Harper cuts $8.2 billion for Ontario health care to spend a possible $100 billion on warships, announces tax cuts
Nov 26, 2013 03:05 PM In a stark example of policy choices that do not benefit Ontarians, recently the federal Conservative’s said they could spend in excess of $100 billion on two warships and will again cut corporate taxes, while standing firm on removing $8.2 billion in health care funding for Ontarians by 2023.
Belleville Children’s Mental Health Services’ workers hold ‘Stop the Cuts’ rally to protest continuous service cuts – Wednesday, November 27
Nov 26, 2013 11:39 AM In response to continuous service cuts due to mounting deficits at Children’s Mental Health Services, the agency’s front line workers will hold a ‘Stop the Cuts’ rally on Wednesday, November 27, to highlight the impact of these service cuts that hurt children and families in Belleville, as well as Hastings and Prince Edward counties, said the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), representing 60 social workers who provide community services for children with mental health issues. 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 ... 174 Next