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Day: May 1, 2018

Georgia: sustained union protest wins government action to secure sugar workers’ jobs

Members of the IUF-affiliated Independent Union of Agricultural, Light, Food and Processing Industry Workers’ Union of Georgia have won an agreement to end the threatened closure of the Agara Sugar Company by bringing it into full operation, reinstating dismissed workers…

CUPE 2254 and Grand Forks Library Board ratify new agreement

Public library workers in Grand Forks, BC (represented by CUPE 2254) and the Grand Forks Public Library Board have both voted in favour of a new collective agreement. The four-year agreement includes annual wage increase of two per cent. Other improvements include…

International Workers’ Day 2018 | Canadian Union of Public Employees

Today is the day when workers around the world take to the streets to commemorate the historic struggle for an eight‑hour workday, and to voice their demands for decent work and a life of dignity and respect. CUPE recognizes International…

B.C. legislation a win for fight against the privatization of Canada’s blood system

On April 26, the government of British Columbia introduced the Voluntary Blood Donations Act, which will prohibit payment for blood and plasma collection across the province. Similar bans already exist in Alberta and Ontario. “CUPE applauds this move by the BC NDP government…