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
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
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.
Nearly 4,000 delegates at the Canadian Labour Congress’ 29th Constitutional Convention today elected Officers to lead the organization until 2023.
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.
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 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.
The UCP’s campaign to dismantle post-secondary education continues
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.
AUPE responds to Bill 70