Alberta Health Services wants to slash wages for even more of its front-line health care staff, those who have provided essential support services for Albertans
Locked out and smacked down in Grand Falls-Windsor
Municipal workers at the Town of Grand Falls-Windsor, Newfoundland were shocked and disappointed to find out on Facebook last night that the employer has imposed a lock out
British Columbia's 911 operators “stretched to the limit” during heat wave
Record high temperatures during the historic heat wave in BC. have taken their toll on Lower Mainland 911 operators, who this past weekend were swamped by a record-breaking number of calls and stretched to the limit in their ability to answer them all, says the union representing workers at E-Comm Emergency Communications for BC.
Canada’s unions elect new leaders to help chart a hopeful post-pandemic future for workers
Nearly 4,000 delegates at the Canadian Labour Congress’ 29th Constitutional Convention today elected Officers to lead the organization until 2023.
Application process quite detailed, budgets as well
In a move that some may consider to be blackmail, the Town of Grand Falls-Windsor, Newfoundland is using municipal workers’ health as a bargaining chip, say representatives of CUPE. “It’s distasteful and it demonstrates the contempt that the mayor and managers in this town have for municipal workers,” says CUPE Representative Ed White.
SEFPO is horrified by another mass grave near a residential school
The discovery of an additional 751 unmarked gravesites near a former residential school in Cowessess First Nation in Saskatchewan is sickening and underscores the need for urgent action to deal with longstanding systemic issues that Indigenous people continue to face.
CUPE bears witness, calls for concrete federal action as more unmarked graves discovered at residential schools
CUPE continues to stand with Indigenous communities across Canada as they grieve the unmarked graves that continue to be found across the country at former residential school sites. Most recently, Cowessess First Nation discovered 751 unmarked graves near the Marieval Indian Residential School grounds in Saskatchewan.
Lethbridge College cuts more jobs
The UCP’s campaign to dismantle post-secondary education continues
CUPE welcomes tabling of Post-Secondary Education Act
On June 18, Heather McPherson, NDP Member of Parliament for Edmonton-Strathcona, tabled a bill in the House of Commons that would boost federal funding for post-secondary education and improve the accessibility, affordability, and quality of post-secondary education in Canada.
Immunity for millionaires will hurt everyday Albertans
AUPE responds to Bill 70