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Day: March 5, 2019

International Women’s Day | Canadian Union of Public Employees

Event overview On March 8, CUPE joins the world in celebrating International Women’s Day Across the country, CUPE members are participating in community events celebrating women’s activism and reaffirming our commitment to gender justice. Developments in Canada, the U.S. and around the…

CUPE members take action on pensions and Pharmacare

Today, more than 40 CUPE members from across the country met with Members of Parliament to support the creation of a national Pharmacare program and to discuss retirement security and pensions. CUPE members, alongside 350 activists from the Canadian Labour Congress,…

asbestos makes schools unhealthy for teachers and students

Education unions in the UK have reaffirmed the urgent need to protect students and education workers from asbestos in schools.   NASUWT: all asbestos must be removed from all schools “The NASUWT is deeply troubled to see that in yet…

Bangladesh Government must intervene to secure garment factory safety

At a hearing of the Appellate Court on 18 February, Accord lawyers reported on the failure of negotiations between the Accord, the Bangladesh Government and employers’ organization BGMEA on the conditions for transition of the Accord’s functions to the Government….

CUPE 1975 calls for meeting with the U of S Board of Governors to resolve labour unrest

CUPE 1975 has publicly called for an immediate meeting with the Board of Governors of the University of Saskatchewan to find a resolution to the bargaining unrest on campus. “CUPE 1975 has repeatedly requested an in-person meeting with the University of…