CUPE welcomes Eden View group home employees in Moose Jaw

CUPE is proud to welcome employees of three new Moose Jaw group homes into the country’s largest union.

The Saskatchewan Labour Relations Board issued a certification order April 2, 2019 for CUPE to represent workers employed by Eden Care Health Inc., which operates the Moose Jaw group homes under the name Eden View.  The certification order was issued following the successful secret ballot win by the union in votes counted March 19, 2019.

Altogether, CUPE 5426 will represent over 40 personal support workers and a recreation assistant at the group homes.

Doug Ford’s assault against the little guy to continue with move to lower public sector wages

Ontario Treasury Board President Peter Bethlenfalvy today signaled that the assault against the little guy that began with the cancelations of social assistance and minimum wage hikes will now shift to reducing the incomes of hundreds of thousands of hard working people delivering public services like healthca

CUPE 3906 wins equal pay for Faculty of Science postdocs

In November 2017, CUPE 3906 filed a grievance against McMaster University to address an alleged inequitable wage gap between men and women working as postdoctoral fellows.  CUPE 3906 claimed that the difference in wages violated both the collective agreement and the Equal Pay provisions of the Employment Standards Act.

The University and the Local, after extensive review and discussion, came to an agreement that the inequitable wage gap applied only to postdocs working in the Faculty of Science.