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Day: June 29, 2019

International solidarity report 2018-2019 | Canadian Union of Public Employees

CUPE is deeply committed to the global labour movement and to international solidarity. Building relationships with workers and community allies around the world strengthens our collective fight for human and labour rights, decent work, strong public services and peace. In…

CUPE will continue to stand up for members at Air Canada and Air Transat

The union representing flight attendants at Air Canada and Air Transat says it is cautiously optimistic about the news that Air Canada will buy Air Transat for a reported $520 million. However, the Canadian Union of Public Employees will be keeping…

Letter from Kyungkyu Yang of the Korean Public Service and Transport Workers’ Union

The following letter is from Kyungkyu Yang, KPTU Education Center ‘Wum’ Director and KPTU Advisor, to the members of CUPE Newfoundland Labrador. He was a special guest speaker at CUPE NL’s first-ever Global Justice Conference held in May 2019.  June 12, 2019 To: Sherry…

K-12 support workers in Revelstoke reach tentative agreement

CUPE 5150 K-12 support workers in Revelstoke BC reached a tentative agreement on June 17 following two bargaining sessions. “Our bargaining committee was great and negotiations were friendly,” said CUPE 5150 President Clara Maltby. “For what we had to work with, bargaining went…

K-12 Rocky Mountain support workers reach tentative agreement

CUPE 440 K-12 support workers in Rocky Mountain BC reached a tentative agreement on June 24. Bargaining began in May and the local met with the employer for a total of five sessions. “This was a tough round,” said CUPE 440 President Ann…

K-12 support workers in Boundary BC reach tentative agreement

CUPE 2098 K-12 support workers in Christina Lake, Grand Forks, Greenwood, Midway, Rock Creek, Beaverdell, and Big White BC reached a tentative agreement on June 25, following four bargaining sessions that began in April. “The commitment and creativity shown by the bargaining committee and…

CUPE 2098 kicks off summer with free public swim

Local residents enjoyed a free public swim at the Grand Forks Aquatic Centre on June 21, thanks to the sponsorship of CUPE Local 2098 (K-12 support staff). Swimmers of all ages attended, including 65 school-age children, kicking off the summer…

Workers’ rights held up by Essential Services Tribunal

The University of Saskatchewan has lost their battle to take the right to strike away from hundreds of workers on campus. That was the result of a ruling released today by the Essential Service Tribunal between CUPE Local 1975 and…