Retooled CPP expansion still punishes parents and disabled Canadians

CUPE is calling on the Trudeau government to match its rhetoric with action when it comes to addressing the serious gap in the 2016 CPP expansion. The proposed fix to the government’s plan announced Monday at the meeting of Canada’s finance ministers appears to be yet another half-measure that maintains a serious penalty for workers who take time off due to disability or to raise children.

CUPE NB makes inroads to assist victims of intimate partner violence

Recently, the provincial government has given more attention to intimate partner violence issues. CUPE NB urges the government to enact legislation similar to what was done one year ago in Ontario, with Bill 148, the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act. Amongst many other changes, this law provides ten days of leave, with five days of paid leave, as well as unpaid leave and the opportunity for flexible work arrangements for victims of sexual, as well as domestic violence.

Upholding human rights

International Human Rights Day is observed every year on December 10. On this day in 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This year, International Human Rights Day will kick off a year-long UN campaign to mark the Declaration’s 70th anniversary.

CUPE members to hold information picket about cuts to long-term care in Nova Scotia

Please join us and show your support. Our seniors deserve better!

Members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 2330 will hold an information picket on Saturday, December 16 at the Valley View Villa nursing home in Stellarton. The workers would like to share their concerns about the effects the facility’s $1.5 million budget shortfall may have on residents’ quality of life, in addition to budget cuts made by the provincial government.

CUPE Nova Scotia members to hold information picket about cuts to health care

Please join us and show your support. Our seniors deserve better!

Members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 2330 will hold an information picket on Saturday, December 16 at the Valley View Villa nursing home in Stellarton. The workers would like to share their concerns about the effects the facility’s $1.5 million budget shortfall may have on residents’ quality of life, in addition to budget cuts made by the provincial government.

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