Kyung Kyu Yang Executive Director, Education Center 'Wum" Korean Public Service and Transport Workers' Union

Letter from Kyungkyu Yang of the Korean Public Service and Transport Workers’ Union

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The following letter is from Kyungkyu Yang, KPTU Education Center ‘Wum’ Director and KPTU Advisor, to the members of CUPE Newfoundland Labrador. He was a special guest speaker at CUPE NL’s first-ever Global Justice Conference held in May 2019.  Download a copy of the letter from KPTU. Learn more about the Korean Public Service and Transport Workers’ Union at world-psi.org/en/country/korea-republic .  

JES Classification Appeal

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The following notice is to update CUPE members about the JES classification appeal. If you have any questions, please your Local and CUPE staff representative. Our records indicate that you wish to appeal the decision of Classification and Organizational Design Division with respect to the Review of your position. Please ensure you read all of the email below as the process has …

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New radio ad: Pharmacare – Let’s get it right

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Starting today until September 3, CUPE Newfoundland Labrador will be running a new radio to amplify the call for universal, single-payer prescription drug coverage for everyone in Canada. Universal pharmacare is the only way to provide prescription drug coverage that doesn’t leave anyone behind. Voiceover for the ad, which will air province-wide, was done by CUPE Newfoundland Labrador President Sherry Hillier. “Many …

2018 Labour Day events

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Please join us at these events on Monday, September 3, in Corner Brook, Grand Falls-Windsor, Labrador City, and St. John’s. Corner Brook  Family Fun Day BBQ Margaret Bowater Park, O’Connell Dr. 1 – 4 pm Download the poster for your workplace. Grand Falls-Windsor  Town Parade on Main Street, with CUPE NL President Sherry Hillier 10 am – 12 pm Download …

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Sherry Hillier presents at hearings for the NL Auto Insurance Review

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On June 5, 2018, CUPE NL President Sherry Hillier and CUPE National Researcher Carol Ferguson spoke as presenters at the Auto Insurance Review Board hearing conducted by the NL Public Utilities Board. Members on the bench of the Auto Insurance Review included Chair and CEO Darlene Whalen, Commissioner Dwanda Newman, Vice-Chair of the Board, and Commissioner Jim Oxford. The Public …

CALM membership – Special offer for CUPE NL locals!

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The Canadian Association of Labour Media is a communications cooperative that seeks to strengthen the communications capacity of locals and provide a link between unions and federations, small and large, in all regions and sectors. They offer communications workshops, online training, guidebooks and many other resources. CALM has a website that offers a range of services to labour communicators. Through the website’s …

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Apply to be on a CUPE NL standing committee

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The current term for our Provincial Standing Committees ends at the 2018 CUPE Annual Convention. These Committees will be reconstituted after the Convention. The committees are:  Occupational Health & Safety Committee  Contracting Out & Privatization Committee  Pensions Committee  Equality Committee  Global Justice Committee If you would like to serve on any of the Provincial Committees, please submit your name, Local …

April 28 - National Day of Mourning for workers killed or injured on the job

Day of Mourning events – Newfoundland and Labrador

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National Day of Mourning for workers killed or injured on the job APRIL 28  St. John’s Confederation Building, St. John’s 12 pm St. John’s and District Labour Council Grand Falls Workers’ Memorial, Grand Falls 12 pm Central Newfoundland Labour Council Corner Brook Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist 25 Main Street, Corner Brook 5 pm Corner Brook and District Labour …

CUPE Atlantic Annual Weeklong School 2018

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May 6 to 11, 2018 The Atlantic Region’s 33rd Annual Weeklong School will take place at the Inverary Resort in Baddeck, Nova Scotia. The cost for this year’s weeklong school (including registration fee, accommodation and meals) is $900.00 per participant – double room occupancy; and $1,200.00 per person – single room occupancy. As in previous years, there are scholarships available …

Annual renewal of group insurance program – All active employees with ortho

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This memorandum outlines the details of the annual renewal for your Group Insurance Program effective April 1, 2018. This renewal process occurs each year in April and is part of the contract agreement between Great West Life (GWL) and GNL. The carrier (GWL) looks at claims experience and market trends to project the requested increases for the plan. This memorandum …