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Day: December 6, 2018

National Bargaining Conference – Moving Forward

Event overview The National Bargaining Conference will provide local leadership with opportunities to develop skills and share strategies for success in bargaining. Stronger bargaining means more effective unions, better working conditions and healthier communities. The conference builds on CUPE’s steadfast bargaining…

Stop Workplace Sexual Violence | Canadian Union of Public Employees

CUPE is committed to addressing and preventing sexual violence at work and recognizes that everyone has a right to work in a safe environment. Sexual violence is any act targeting a person’s sexuality, gender expression or gender identity that is committed,…

CUPE marks December 6, the National Day of Remembrance and Action to End Violence Against Women

On December 6, we mark the anniversary of the 1989 École Polytechnique massacre, where 14 women were singled out and murdered because of their gender. One of those women, Maryse Laganière, was a CUPE member who worked at the school. Sadly,…

Lesotho union observes AIDS Day

The HIV and AIDS prevalence rate for Lesotho is one of the highest globally and most workers don’t even know their HIV status. This explains why this year’s message of “know your status” for World AIDS Day on 1 December…

IUF international delegation brings the Coca-Cola Zero Rights campaign to Coke workers in Europe

An international IUF campaign delegation made up of union leaders representing Coca-Cola workers in Indonesia and the Philippines visited IUF affiliates organizing Coca-Cola workers in Germany, Belgium and Sweden from November 28 to December 3. The delegation included Lutfi Arifiyanto,…

Union activists tortured in Iran as strike wave spreads

Workers at the Iran National Steel plant in Ahvaz have taken strike action on several occasions over the past year, in an ongoing dispute to demand unpaid wages and the return of their factory to public ownership. They have formed…

San Francisco Marriott workers return to work with important gains, ending nationwide US hotel strikes

Striking members of UNITE HERE at 7 Marriott San Francisco hotels voted overwhelmingly to approve a new agreement on October 5 after two months on the picket line, closing 9 weeks of strikes at Marriott involving close to 8,000 workers…