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Earth day

Apr 22, 2021 For Earth Day, time to recognize a Climate Change Emergency. This Earth Day, we invite Local executives to sign on to the CUPE Climate Change Emergency Declaration. While the planet reels in response to the health emergency from COVID-19, we cannot lose sight of the environmental crisis. There is no vaccine for climate change. Global temperatures continue [...]

April 20th, 2021|CUPE Bulletin|

COVID-19 Frequently asked questions Link

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April 15th, 2021|CUPE Bulletin|

Day of Pink

Apr 14, 2021 The second Wednesday in April is the Day of Pink. By wearing pink, we challenge harassment and discrimination of LGBTQ2+ people, and show solidarity with survivors. On April 14, wear pink in solidarity with LGBTQ2+ people Exclusion and violence against marginalized communities are ongoing problems that are amplified in crises like pandemics. LGBTQ2+ workers may experience homophobia and transphobia [...]

April 14th, 2021|CUPE Bulletin|

Day of Mourning

Apr 28, 2020 National Day of Mourning for workers killed or injured on the job Past Event On April 28, the National Day of Mourning for Workers Killed or Injured on the Job, we remember all the workers we have lost, and we vow to keep fighting for safe and healthy workplaces for everyone. Every year in [...]

April 14th, 2021|CUPE Bulletin|

Air Canada flight attendant union responds to sweeping layoffs due to COVID-19 pandemic

From The union representing Air Canada flight attendants is deeply saddened to learn that the company will temporarily lay off approximately 3,600 of its members at Air Canada mainline, and all 1,549 of its members at Air Canada Rouge. Earlier this week, the company announced it would significantly reduce flying capacity due to diminished demand [...]

March 20th, 2020|CUPE Bulletin|

International Women’s Day

From Mar 8, 2020 On March 8, CUPE joins the world in celebrating International Women’s Day On March 8, CUPE joins the world in celebrating International Women’s Day Across the country, CUPE members are participating in community events celebrating women’s activism and reaffirming our commitment to gender justice. Developments in Canada, the U.S. and around the world demand that we remain vigilant and continue to [...]

March 6th, 2020|CUPE Bulletin|

Halifax municipal workers vote in favour of job action

From Feb 24, 2020 Talks have broken off between outside workers at the Halifax Regional Municipality and their employer. After 18 days of bargaining, including two days of conciliation, the members of the CUPE 108 voted overwhelmingly in favour of job action on Friday, February 21. The local has been without a contract since October of 2017. CUPE National Representative [...]

February 25th, 2020|CUPE Bulletin|