Archive

Day: April 6, 2018

National Day of Mourning: Order your materials today

This year marks 34 years since CUPE’s National Health and Safety Committee first proposed the idea of a National Day of Mourning for workers killed or injured on the job. April 28 was proclaimed by then-National President Jeff Rose at a health and safety…

As forced York University ratification vote begins, CUPE 3903 urges striking members to reject employer’s offer

The union representing striking academic workers at York University today called on its members to send a clear message to their employer and the Provincial government by voting down a contract offer they are being forced to vote on. “We have…

PEI Provincial Budget 2018-2019: Some near hits and several misses

As talks of a late spring election are circulating, this provincial budget is certainly not attempting to dispel these rumours. CUPE PEI notes the positive investments made in child care, health and education. However, the rollout remains questionable. “I commend the initiative…

Education International urges Brazil to revert to ‘beacon of democracy’

Brazil: Education International urges Brazil to revert to ‘beacon of democracy’ Topics in this post: In the light of violence that culminated in the murder of Brazilian politician and city councilor Marielle Franco in Rio de Janeiro on 14 March,…

Building union power in oil and gas in the MENA region

Union representatives from Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Iraq, Tunisia, Yemen came together to strengthen cooperation in a meeting supported by the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES). Existing and new hydrocarbon assets in the region have the potential to bring…