On Monday September 9, Peterborough councillors voted to defer the recommendation to close two municipally owned child care centres and two before-and-after school programs. Click Read More to watch a testimonial video.
CTV News – Union launches ‘aggressive’ campaign against the Ontario government
An Ontario union is launching an “aggressive, multi-year” campaign against the Progressive Conservative government, warning of the effects of future budget cuts on front-line services. Click Read More to read the full article on CTV News
Ontario school board workers could strike by end of September
The union representing the majority of workers in Ontario schools has triggered a move that would allow them to stage a work-to-rule or strike by the end of September. Click Read More to read the full article on the Ottawa Sun
Unions pushing for more rallies and scrapping Bill 124
Michael Hurley believes a rally in front of Vic Fedeli’s office today is the start of many that will be taking place in northern Ontario in the coming months. Click Read More to read the full article on BayToday.ca
Northern Ontario Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) will be rallying outside Nipissing MPP Vic Fedeli’s constituency office Thursday at noon in an attempt to persuade the province to withdraw Bill 124. Click Read More to read the full article on the North Bay Nugget
Critiquing government cuts with a downtown Bowmanville party
CLARINGTON — Protesters dressed for a summer party and brought their red Solo cups to the sidewalk in downtown Bowmanville in a Community Tailgate for Public Services. Click Read More to read the full article on DurhamRegion.com
‘Tailgate for public services’ happening outside Durham MPP’s Bowmanville office
The Durham Region Labour Council will be holding a tongue-in-cheek demonstration outside of Durham MPP Lindsey Park’s office in Bowmanville. Labour council president Tiffany Balducci says they’re holding a tailgate party in support of public services because of recent decisions made by the Ford government. Click Read More to the full article on the Durham […]
Our next CUPE Local 905 library warrior is Newmarket Public library unit chair Kathryn Richardson. Kathryn has been at Newmarket for 3 years and is feeling the effects of the cuts to library services by the provincial government. #CommunitiesnotCuts #WeSupportLibraries
Happy Ontario Public Library Week! We will be highlighting the amazing library warriors of CUPE Local 905 & tips to support libraries. First up, Sam Marchello, she reminds us, our libraries provide books AND programming like Storytime! #CommunitiesnotCuts #WeSupportLibraries
Urgent callout to families: come to Sheraton Centre Toronto, where CUPE and the government are bargaining, at 10-11 a.m. Sun, Oct. 6. Show them that families want cuts off the table and a fair deal for education workers. https://t.co/kb4P3ik9Ce #communitiesnotcuts #onlab
We support Ontario’s public education system! Members of OCUFA’s Status of Women and Equity Committee wear red in solidarity with the 55,000 @CUPEOntario education workers who may be on strike Monday.
#OnLab #OnPSE #CommunitiesNotCuts
OCUFA extends solidarity to @CUPEOntario education workers at elementary and high schools across the province as they prepare for legal strike action on Monday, October 7th.
#communitiesnotcuts #OnLab #OnPoli