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Day: October 26, 2019

CUPE celebrates library month | Canadian Union of Public Employees

October is Canadian Library Month, a time to celebrate library workers and the vital public services they provide to all Canadians.  Library workers deliver quality programs and services that are at the heart of the community. But library workers face challenges…

Colombia: workers and community members unite to stop privatization

Colombian workers fighting water privatization are up against formidable odds, including repression, violence, and corruption. But they’re winning, thanks to the strength of labour-community alliances and international solidarity. Margarita Lopez is helping build this unstoppable grassroots network of water defenders and…

CUPE congratulates Jagmeet Singh and the NDP for their inspiring campaign

CUPE congratulates Jagmeet Singh and the NDP for their inspiring campaign. Canadians will be well served with that strong team holding the balance of power and keeping the Liberals on their toes. CUPE will work with the NDP to make the…

Workers at Bay St. George Long Term Care to protest staffing shortages and extreme mandatory overtime

Workers at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre in Stephenville Crossing will hold a demonstration on Thursday to voice their concerns about extreme mandatory overtime and the provincial government’s failure to address staffing shortages. Both the union and employer…

CUPE K-12 Local 441 serves strike notice in Saanich

CUPE 441 served 72-hour strike notice to the Saanich, BC, School District 63 today, following two unsuccessful mediation sessions in October. They will start job action on Monday, October 28 at 5:45 am. “Our local is profoundly disappointed that we were unable…