Members of the multi-union Community Bargaining Association (CBA) have voted solidly in favour of a new contract with health employers. The new three-year collective agreement, which covers 16,000 union members working in the community health sector, will take effect April 1, 2019 and expire on March 31, 2022.
The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) has been issued an interim certification by the Canada Industrial Relations Board (CIRB) to represent 3,000 mainline flight attendants at WestJet. With the majority of WestJet flight attendants having signed cards in support of unionization, CUPE filed an application for certification on July 9.
The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) is conducting a province-wide review of security services, using an external consultant named Tony Weeks. Weeks has a track record of privatizing security systems in other provinces.
CUPE members are concerned that this review could open the doorway to privatization of health care security here in Saskatchewan.
CUPE 5430 is fighting back.
Every summer road crews are out across Saskatchewan working hard to build and maintain public infrastructure. These workers are often at risk from motorists who do not obey the rules of the road.
The City of Saskatoon has launched a campaign to highlight the risks drivers pose to work crews throughout the city. The Respect Workzone campaign features interviews with three members of CUPE 859, who represent outside workers with the City of Saskatoon.
CUPE 859 is proud to stand behind these members and the City’s campaign.
This year, Canadians have a historic opportunity to make strong pay equity legislation a reality, and CUPE activists will have a big role to play in the months ahead. But to ensure this legislation is robust, systemic, and long-lasting, we have to step up and put pressure on the government right now.
CUPE 4764 members, caseworkers employed by the Community Justice Society (CJS), are set to begin job action on July 30, after sending 48-hour strike notice to the Nova Scotia Minister of Labour and Advanced Education this morning. The strike will leave restorative justice clients and communities without options, and interrupt court dates.