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Violence: It’s NOT part of the job

Thursday, November 8th, 2018|Public News|

12 THINGS YOU CAN DO TO FIGHT VIOLENCE IN THE WORKPLACE 1. Raise the profile of the issue  Post CUPE’s “It’s not part of the job” poster on union notice boards. We also have stickers and buttons you can order. Download the poster Order the poster Order stickers Order buttons 2. Empower [...]

Important Notice Regarding Nominations and Elections

Wednesday, November 7th, 2018|Member News, Public News|

Here are the results from our November 6th elections and nominations: Elected as President – Jamie MacCormack Acclaimed as Vice-President – Sandra (Sam) Forsyth Elected as Recording-Secretary – Katherine Codispodi Acclaimed as Secretary-Treasurer – Pawel Pietruszczak Elected as Chief Steward – Kevin Cook Elected [...]

Important Notice to all Members

Thursday, November 1st, 2018|Member News, Public News|

The Election Committee has received several complaints about candidates providing information to members that is misleading. We are asking members to ignore the rumours from candidates and if you have any inquiries to the state of the Local 786, we suggest you call the Administrator of the Local at the Local Union office to verify the facts.

CUPE welcomes long-awaited pay equity legislation

Wednesday, October 31st, 2018|Public News|

The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) welcomes Canada’s long-awaited first federal pay equity legislation. “This is a great achievement for the women’s movement in Canada and the allies who fought for decades to right this historical wrong,” said CUPE National President Mark Hancock. “There [...]

UN poverty expert condemns privatization

Thursday, October 25th, 2018|Public News|

The UN expert on poverty is warning that privatization of public services tramples on human rights, hitting people who are already marginalized the hardest. Philip Alston, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty, looked at privatization from a human rights perspective. His report finds that “privatization often involves [...]

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