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Day: October 19, 2019

Susan Kearsey wins Disability Rights Activism Award

Susan Kearsey of CUPE 1615 at Memorial University is this year’s recipient of the Disability Rights Activism Award. In a deeply moving and personal speech to accept the honour on Thursday morning, Kearsey spoke openly about her own struggles with…

CUPE city workers team up with Windsor-Essex food bank to deliver Thanksgiving dinners

Members of CUPE 543 have packed up 600 hampers containing everything needed for a complete Thanksgiving dinner, as part of their sixth annual ‘Operation Giveback,’ in partnership with the Windsor-Essex Food Bank Association. The dinner hampers will be distributed to…

Niger: education unions stand together against climate change : Education International

Niger’s teaching unions, brought together under the Education International branch in the country, have recently led a number of activities in connection with the Global Week of Climate Action, most notably the Day of Reflections on Climate Change, while also…

Karen Byzuk wins CUPE Literacy Award

Local 500 activist Karen Byzuk, a CUPE member for 40 years, is this year’s recipient of the CUPE Literacy Award. At her local, Byzuk has advocated tirelessly to support access to learning at work for the City of Winnipeg workers. She has played…