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  • CUPE’s Ontario School Board Council of Unions to provide update on $78 million in funding to restore services for Ontario students and jobs for workers January 24, 2020
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    Jessica Gale
  • Important OMERS Update January 23, 2020
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    Jessica Gale
  • At times of viral global outbreaks like the Coronavirus, Ontario’s overcrowded, underfunded hospitals severely disadvantaged January 23, 2020
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    Jessica Gale
  • Poverty wages not on the menu at Laurentian U., CUPE 895 tells Compass Group January 23, 2020
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    Jessica Gale
  • Ontario budget cuts could cost $111M in public services: CUPE head January 23, 2020
    The post Ontario budget cuts could cost $111M in public services: CUPE head appeared first on CUPE Ontario.
    Jessica Gale
  • President of CUPE Ontario, Fred Hahn will Address Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs January 21, 2020
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    Jessica Gale
  • CUPE Child Care Workers Celebrate Victory in Peterborough January 20, 2020
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    Jessica Gale
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2020 January 20, 2020
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    Liam Bedard
  • CUPE 416 members deliver strong strike mandate as conciliation begins January 16, 2020
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    Jessica Gale
  • Very strong public support to keep North Bay hospital addiction treatment beds open, poll shows January 15, 2020
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    Jessica Gale