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  • “Now the Ford Conservatives are sitting on $4.3 billion”: CUPE Ontario calls for more spending, not less November 29, 2021
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  • Submission to the Standing Committee on Social Policy relating to Bill 27, Working for Workers Act, 2021 November 26, 2021
    Submission to the Standing Committee on Social Policy relating to Bill 27, Working for Workers Act, 2021 The post Submission to the Standing Committee on Social Policy relating to Bill 27, Working for Workers Act, 2021 appeared first on CUPE Ontario.
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  • The PC Party’s Labour Charm Offensive November 26, 2021
    This month, Premier Ford's Progressive Conservative government made major moves to court workers, seeking to change labour laws with the Working for Workers Act and pledging to raise the minumum wage. But, do Ontario unions actually like what they see, and will this help Ontario's working class in substantial ways? Also, are we witnessing a […]
    Megan Harris
  • Ontario Representatives Elected to the CUPE National Executive Board November 24, 2021
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    Megan Harris
  • Candace Rennick Elected CUPE National Secretary-Treasurer November 24, 2021
    JTNDZGl2JTIwY2xhc3MlM0QlMjJmYi1saWtlJTIyJTIwZGF0YS1ocmVmJTNEJTIyaHR0cHMlM0ElMkYlMkZmYWNlYm9vay5jb20lMkZjdXBlb250YXJpbyUyMiUyMGRhdGEtbGF5b3V0JTNEJTIyc3RhbmRhcmQlMjIlMjBkYXRhLWFjdGlvbiUzRCUyMmxpa2UlMjIlMjBkYXRhLXNpemUlM0QlMjJsYXJnZSUyMiUyMGRhdGEtc2hvdy1mYWNlcyUzRCUyMnRydWUlMjIlMjBkYXRhLXNoYXJlJTNEJTIyZmFsc2UlMjIlM0UlM0MlMkZkaXYlM0U=CUPE Ontario is celebrating the election of Candace Rennick as the new Secretary-Treasurer of CUPE National at its 30th biennial convention today. “I want to thank the members in Ontario for the trust and confidence they have placed in me over the last 12 years as CUPE Ontario’s Secretary Treasurer,” said Candace Rennick, CUPE National’s […]
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  • Niagara EMS must act now to protect patients who call 911, say CUPE paramedics November 24, 2021
    JTNDZGl2JTIwY2xhc3MlM0QlMjJmYi1saWtlJTIyJTIwZGF0YS1ocmVmJTNEJTIyaHR0cHMlM0ElMkYlMkZmYWNlYm9vay5jb20lMkZjdXBlb250YXJpbyUyMiUyMGRhdGEtbGF5b3V0JTNEJTIyc3RhbmRhcmQlMjIlMjBkYXRhLWFjdGlvbiUzRCUyMmxpa2UlMjIlMjBkYXRhLXNpemUlM0QlMjJsYXJnZSUyMiUyMGRhdGEtc2hvdy1mYWNlcyUzRCUyMnRydWUlMjIlMjBkYXRhLXNoYXJlJTNEJTIyZmFsc2UlMjIlM0UlM0MlMkZkaXYlM0U=NIAGARA REGION, ON – The Niagara Region Emergency Medical Service (EMS) is putting people’s safety at risk by not providing paramedics and dispatchers the resources they need to serve patients, says Local 911 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE 911). The union is calling on Niagara EMS and the regional municipality to act […]
    Megan Harris
  • “From our struggles to our success”: CUPE Ontario’s statement on Transgender Day of Remembrance November 19, 2021
    JTNDZGl2JTIwY2xhc3MlM0QlMjJmYi1saWtlJTIyJTIwZGF0YS1ocmVmJTNEJTIyaHR0cHMlM0ElMkYlMkZmYWNlYm9vay5jb20lMkZjdXBlb250YXJpbyUyMiUyMGRhdGEtbGF5b3V0JTNEJTIyc3RhbmRhcmQlMjIlMjBkYXRhLWFjdGlvbiUzRCUyMmxpa2UlMjIlMjBkYXRhLXNpemUlM0QlMjJsYXJnZSUyMiUyMGRhdGEtc2hvdy1mYWNlcyUzRCUyMnRydWUlMjIlMjBkYXRhLXNoYXJlJTNEJTIyZmFsc2UlMjIlM0UlM0MlMkZkaXYlM0U=On November 20, CUPE Ontario’s 280,000 members join our communities in observing Transgender Remembrance Day and in celebrating our collective victories while recommitting to addressing the many challenges that still exist. We take note that, while the commemoration of this day began as a memorial for trans people murdered and brutalized because of their identities, this history is ongoing and certainly […]
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  • Why Ontario, and all of Canada, need a wealth tax November 15, 2021
    “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times,” famously opens Charles Dickens’ A Tale of Two Cities. The line also perfectly describes the growing income and wealth inequality in Ontario, a tale of two provinces that compels us to finally institute a wealth tax. In the tale of one of the […]
    Megan Harris
  • “Wealth Tax Now”: CUPE Ontario calls on Province to institute changes to tax system November 10, 2021
    JTNDZGl2JTIwY2xhc3MlM0QlMjJmYi1saWtlJTIyJTIwZGF0YS1ocmVmJTNEJTIyaHR0cHMlM0ElMkYlMkZmYWNlYm9vay5jb20lMkZjdXBlb250YXJpbyUyMiUyMGRhdGEtbGF5b3V0JTNEJTIyc3RhbmRhcmQlMjIlMjBkYXRhLWFjdGlvbiUzRCUyMmxpa2UlMjIlMjBkYXRhLXNpemUlM0QlMjJsYXJnZSUyMiUyMGRhdGEtc2hvdy1mYWNlcyUzRCUyMnRydWUlMjIlMjBkYXRhLXNoYXJlJTNEJTIyZmFsc2UlMjIlM0UlM0MlMkZkaXYlM0U=TORONTO, ON – Ontario must immediately address growing income and wealth inequality by radically restructuring the tax system to tax wealth and high incomes, said the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Ontario during a press conference this morning. “CUPE Ontario’s 280,000 members are saying that, in the face of growing income and wealth inequality, […]
    Megan Harris
  • Ontario’s Fall Economic Statement ignores the child care crisis in Ontario November 5, 2021
    JTNDZGl2JTIwY2xhc3MlM0QlMjJmYi1saWtlJTIyJTIwZGF0YS1ocmVmJTNEJTIyaHR0cHMlM0ElMkYlMkZmYWNlYm9vay5jb20lMkZjdXBlb250YXJpbyUyMiUyMGRhdGEtbGF5b3V0JTNEJTIyc3RhbmRhcmQlMjIlMjBkYXRhLWFjdGlvbiUzRCUyMmxpa2UlMjIlMjBkYXRhLXNpemUlM0QlMjJsYXJnZSUyMiUyMGRhdGEtc2hvdy1mYWNlcyUzRCUyMnRydWUlMjIlMjBkYXRhLXNoYXJlJTNEJTIyZmFsc2UlMjIlM0UlM0MlMkZkaXYlM0U=Toronto, ON—The Ford Conservatives’ Fall Economic Statement fails families by continuing to ignore the importance of child care to our social and economic recovery. There was little mention of child care and no new, critically needed funding announced. Families and educators continue to wait for the Ford government to sign on to the federal child […]
    Megan Harris