CUPE locals are fighting privatization across the country! The second edition of CUPE’s bargaining newsletter, “Tabletalk”, highlights how CUPE locals are frontline in the fight for public services. From municipal services to schools, “Tabletalk” outlines arguments CUPE locals have made to their employers and winning ‘no contracting out’ collective agreement language! Other articles include ‘Using Research in BC’, ‘Ontario TAs get rebate’, ‘Inflation up 3%’, and ‘Wage gains at personal care homes in Manitoba’. You can also find wage settlement trends, unemployment rates, and new bargaining tools.