CUPE’s booklet on HIV/AIDS helps locals build awareness, promote discussion, and foster action on this global epidemic’s critical issues.
HIV and AIDS are not only health issues; they are also human rights and social justice concerns, economic challenges, and labour issues. As a union, we are proud to stand in solidarity with those infected and affected by the disease, and with organizations and workers who support people living with HIV and AIDS. CUPE stands for strong and healthy communities and workplaces for everyone.
CUPE adopted an updated policy on HIV/AIDS in 2012, and this policy forms the core of our booklet. Information is also provided on statistics, a basic analysis of the context of HIV today, and practical ideas on how we can begin to make a difference.