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Day: September 6, 2019

Education workers start school year with information picket at Regina Public School Board Office

Over 100 education support workers started the school year off by taking a stand at the Regina Public School Board meeting. Members and supporters of CUPE 3766 and 650 held an information picket to demand a fair deal for education workers. Both locals…

Statement from CUPE/OSBCU bargaining team about latest developments in negotiations

The following statement was issued by Laura Walton, president of the Ontario School Board Council of Unions, the designated bargaining agent charged with negotiating a central collective agreement on behalf of 55,000 education workers represented by the Canadian Union of…

Peterborough city council must defend quality child care

The City of Peterborough’s plan to close its child care centres is a move that targets children, families and eliminates good jobs that are predominantly held by women, according to Trish Bucholz, a front-line child care worker and president of…

NDP announces important relief for students

CUPE is pleased to see the NDP announcing that they will eliminate interest on student loans for both existing and future loans. This is great news for students who are struggling to deal with high rates of tuition at a time…

EI vehemently condemns the paramilitary threats made against educators’ union FECODE

Education International (EI) members FECODE and ASPU have been targeted by paramilitary threats. Educators from around the world call on the Colombian government to do its duty: ensure the safety of educators and protect schools as territories of peace. On…

Strike to last two more days at UQAM

The UQAM strike will continue. The Syndicat des employées et employés de l’UQAM (SEUQAM) has announced that its members will be on strike for another two days, on Friday September 6 and Monday September 9. “Moreover, all 1800 members have been invited to…

EI vehemently condemns the paramilitary threats made against educators’ union FECODE

Education International (EI) member FECODE – the largest union in Colombia – has been targeted by paramilitary threats made against its executive committee. Educators from around the world call on the Colombian government to do its duty: ensure the safety…