The Day of Mourning is about more than remembering the dead. It’s also about fighting for the living and making our workplaces safer and healthier.
Canadian Union of Public Employees
With 570,000 members across Canada, CUPE represents workers in health care, education, municipalities, libraries, universities, social services, public utilities, transportation, emergency services and airlines.
CUPE is standing shoulder to shoulder with the workers across Canada impacted by the catastrophic changes made to the employment insurance system by Stephen Harper's Conservative government.
On the horizon is a legislative attack on union security, which will seek to introduce regressive U.S.-style anti-labour legislation in Canada for the first time.
The 2013 Federal Budget should be a considerable disappointment: it involves essentially no additional funding and actually reduces overall spending in future years.
A coalition of Canadian unions and child-care advocates is launching a new campaign to make sure that the provision of public and non-profit child care is a priority in the 2015 federal election.
Reducing the hours of Educational Assistants in Fort McMurray public schools only hurts students, and especially hurts special needs kids.
Poilievre’s attack on the Rand formula is not about protecting workers. It is about silencing dissent, and trying to limit the labour movement’s ability to speak up for workers.
African-Canadian history spans 400 years, and includes slavery, abolition, pioneering, urban growth, segregation, the civil rights movement and a long engagement in social economic and political life.
Full honour and implementation of Indigenous peoples' treaties are crucial to the evolution of Canada and the principle of federalism.
The Canadian Union of Public Employees is standing in solidarity with Chief Theresa Spence of Attawapiskat, who has been on a hunger strike since December 11.