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Day: August 8, 2018

CUPE members speak on reconciliation

Dan Gawthrop | CUPE Communications A video released by CUPE BC in time for National Indigenous Peoples Day (June 21) continues the dialogue on reconciliation, with CUPE members exploring what people can do both collectively and as individuals to foster equality and make…

Collective agreement awarded for health care bargaining unit in Nova Scotia

Today, mediator-arbitrator William Kaplan issued an award which establishes a collective agreement for more than 6,000 employees in the Health Care Bargaining Unit at the Nova Scotia Health Authority and IWK Health Centre The award came after five days of mediation-arbitration…

Rapid Response Paramedic Units are Smoke and Mirrors

The New Brunswick Council of Hospital Unions (Local 1252) and CUPE 4848, which represents Paramedics and Dispatchers in New Brunswick, say a new pilot program proposed by the province is nothing more than a public relations stunt. “This program could make sense if…

Profile: Anne Leclair, television reporter and union activist

Lisa Djevahirdjian | CUPE Communications Like many journalists, Anne Leclair chose reporting as a way to make a positive impact on the world. In time, her chosen trade would lead her to the labour movement, which turned out to be a powerful…

teacher trade unionist Mohammed Habibi sentenced to ten and a half years in prison

Education International strongly condemns the prison sentence imposed on Mohammad Habibi, an Iranian teacher and a member of the board of directors of the Iranian Teachers’Trade Association of Tehran.The sentence is for ten and a half years of confinement. On…