Health-care workers who have been there for patients and their families in every corner of Ontario throughout the COVID-19 pandemic are telling the Ford government that its wage restraint program profoundly devalues the contribution they’ve made, and that it must go now.
This Nursing Week, SEIU Healthcare and CUPE’s Ontario Council of Hospital Unions (OCHU/CUPE) are making an urgent plea of support for registered practical nurses (RPNs).
Justin Trudeau once again stepped on the collective bargaining rights of workers when his Liberal government recently rammed through Bill C-29; legislation that ordered CUPE members at the Port of Montreal to end their legal strike and get back to work.
Health-care workers have been on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic. They have borne the brunt of the virus front and centre and have witnessed many tragic moments of this pandemic.
Social housing workers represented by the CUPE 79 are at the bargaining table to improve housing conditions for more than 110,000 residents at Toronto Community Housing Corporation’s (TCHC) nearly 60,000 rental housing units.
As we mark National Nursing Week amidst an ongoing global pandemic, many across Canada recognize the successes and commemorate the sacrifices nurses made in their tireless work caring for our loved ones, including our most vulnerable seniors.
Three unions representing health care providers in Saskatchewan are asking the provincial government to mark National Nursing Week by following through with their election promise to hire 300 additional Continuing Care Assistants (CCAs) across the province.
Following today’s release of the long-awaited Greene Report, CUPE Newfoundland and Labrador President Sherry Hillier says the Economic Recovery Team’s recommendations will reduce quality of life in NL and further depress our economy.
On May 6, 2021, Linda Silas, CFNU president, wrote to Prime Minister Trudeau, Minister Ng and Ambassador de Boer in support of the temporary waiver of the TRIPS agreement.
Ontario paramedics represented by CUPE are concerned with a government plan to use a private, third-party company to participate in the province’s vaccine rollout, claiming that the company will need to hire working paramedics from Ontario’s land ambulance services.