Children’s aid society workers in Windsor, whose work requires daily in-person visits to multiple private homes, schools, and other congregated settings, call on Dr. Wajid Ahmed, Medical Officer of Health for the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit, to use his authority to authorize vaccine prioritization for frontline workers as has occurred in other regions of the province.
CUPE is demanding Canada’s public pension plan abandon plans to invest in a major water privatization scheme in Brazil. The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is taking part in a massive selloff of public infrastructure being led by far-right President Jair Bolsonaro while the country is being ravaged by COVID-19.
The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), the union representing roughly 10,000 flight attendants at Air Canada and Air Canada Rouge, says the federal government’s $5.9 billion aid package for Air Canada announced Monday evening breaks the government’s commitments to workers.
Essential workers deserve essential protections: UFCW Locals 175 & 633 demands Ford take real action to prioritize worker health and safety
Manitoba’s largest union is calling the provincial budget out of touch on every major issue facing the province.
For 15 years, the Ontario Nurses’ Association (ONA) has been fighting for the pay equity rights of registered nurses, registered practical nurses, personal support workers, and dietary, housekeeping, and recreational aides who work in nursing homes. The two stubborn holdouts: for-profit nursing homes and the Ford government.
Across the globe, health care workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic do essential work caring for patients but all too often put themselves at risk of infection. Join the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions in remembering and honouring the lives of all Canada’s health care workers who […]
The stay-at-home order is yet another sign of the Conservative Government’s deep political failure during this pandemic, says CUPE Ontario.
The following submission outlining OPSEU/SEFPO’s recommendations on Developmental Services reform was sent by OPSEU/SEFPO President Warren (Smokey) Thomas to the Minister of Children, Community and Social Services, the Honourable Todd Smith.
April 7 marks the additional days and months women must work to earn the salary men make in one calendar year. In other words, the average Canadian woman will have to work three and a half months into the new year to earn what men do by December 31 of the previous year.