Labour Day Parade 2019

Join us for the Labour Day parade on Monday, September 2nd, 2019. We will start lining up at 10:00AM on Stuart Street (at Bay St.) facing East. Parade begins at 10:30am Sharp.

2019-08-19T12:34:23-05:00Monday, August 19th, 2019|Member News, Public News|

Nursing Week 2019

During this nursing week and throughout the year the Ontario Council of Hospital Unions (OCHU) is immensely proud of the commitment, skills and compassion of registered practical nurses (RPNs).

2019-05-08T08:49:05-05:00Tuesday, May 7th, 2019|Member News, Public News|

2019 Membership Meeting Dates

The Dates of the CUPE Local 786 Membership Meetings for the remainder of the 2019 are as follows: February 5th 2019 - CHANGE OF LOCATION March 5th 2019 April 2nd 2019 May 7th 2019 June 4th 2019 NO MEETING July 2nd 2019 as per by-laws NO MEETING August 6th 2019 as per by-laws September [...]

2019-04-22T09:31:08-05:00Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019|Member News, Public News|

CUPE National condemns Ford government’s attack on Power workers and the Charter

The Canadian Union of Public Employees strongly condemns the Ford government’s introduction of back-to-work legislation against members of the Ontario Power Workers Union (CUPE Local 1000). “These workers have not even gone on strike yet, but the Ford government is already laying the groundwork to deny them their rights and bail out their employer [...]

2018-12-19T09:23:03-05:00Tuesday, December 18th, 2018|Public News|

CUPE questions federal social finance plans

CUPE is concerned the federal government’s plans to encourage private lending to social and community groups will open the door to privatization of vital services . The federal government’s Fall economic update announced $755 million over 10 years in seed funding for “social financing” to charities, non-profit groups and other organizations serving a social purpose. [...]

2019-01-23T15:59:43-05:00Monday, December 17th, 2018|Public News|

CUPE marks International Migrants Day

On December 18, CUPE stands in solidarity with people around the world who have been forced to leave their homes in search of safety, security and a life where basic human and labour rights are respected. International Migrants Day is a day to renew our collective work to build a better world, a world where everyone [...]

2019-01-23T15:59:43-05:00Monday, December 17th, 2018|Public News|

CUPE rallies with postal workers at Canada Post public meeting

CUPE came out in strong support of postal workers who’ve been forced back to work, rallying in defence of their right to strike and for free collective bargaining at the Canada Post annual public meeting. Members of CUPE’s National Executive Board joined postal workers and their allies outside the meeting at Canada Post headquarters in Ottawa. [...]

2019-01-23T15:59:43-05:00Wednesday, December 12th, 2018|Public News|

Myth Buster: Precarious Employment

Over the past thirty years, universities and colleges have increasingly turned to precarious forms of employment. Faculty and support staff are increasingly being hired on short-term, temporary, and casual contracts, rather than in permanent, secure positions. More and more positions are being contracted out to employers who pay low wages and don’t offer [...]

2019-01-23T15:59:43-05:00Monday, December 10th, 2018|Public News|