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CUPE to make donation to hurricane relief efforts in Port aux Basques – Wednesday at 10 a.m.

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On behalf of the members of CUPE Newfoundland and Labrador, a donation of $20,000 will be made to the Salvation Army for hurricane relief efforts. The donation will be presented by CUPE NL President Sherry Hillier at an event to be held in Channel-Port aux Basques on Wednesday, November 16, 2022. “Hurricane Fiona was devastating for our members in the …

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Rebuilding After Fiona: an Act of Solidarity

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Friends, While we begin the recovery in the aftermath of Hurricane Fiona, we must take time to acknowledge the countless number of our members who kept going to work to assist in the clean-up, take care of our children, the elderly and the sick. Our public sector workers demonstrate time and time again how they keep this province and our …

A solidarity message from Mark Hancock and Candace Rennick during Hurricane Fiona recovery

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A solidarity message to CUPE members across Atlantic Canada and the Maritimes from CUPE National President Mark Hancock and CUPE National Secretary-treasurer Candace Rennick. Sisters, Brothers, and Friends: As the recovery from the destruction of storm Fiona begins, we are only starting to comprehend the full extent of the damages. We have seen the devastating images of homes being swept …

CUPE and the City of Mount Pearl reach a Tentative Agreement

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After a long week of conciliation meetings, the Canadian Union of Public Employees and the City of Mount Pearl have reached a tentative agreement. The bargaining team for CUPE Local 2099, representing the City’s municipal workers, has agreed to present a tentative agreement to the membership for a vote.

This Labour Day, let’s celebrate our public sector workers

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The following sponsored article appears in Saltwire newspapers across the province this week and next, including The Telegram and the West Coast Wire.  From health care workers to municipal staff, public sector workers are there when we need them most. Labour Day is a time to be thankful for public services and the workers who provide them. Public services in …

Happy Labour Day to CUPE NL members and all workers

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Listen to our Labour Day radio message! Playing until September 5 on stations across the province. I’m Sherry Hillier, President of C U P E Newfoundland and Labrador. On behalf of our members, I would like to wish everyone a safe and happy Labour Day Weekend. To our members and front line workers, thank you for continuing to deliver the …


Apply to be on a CUPE NL standing committee

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Become a member of one of CUPE NL’s standing committees! Contracting Out and Privatization Committee Human Rights Committee Global Justice Committee Occupational Health and Safety Committee Pensions Committee The term of each committee is one year, beginning immediately and ending at the 2023 division convention. How to apply If you would like to serve on any of these division committees, …

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Celebrating Nursing Week 2022

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National Nursing Week takes place May 9th to 15th and we are celebrating the incredible work of our members across the province, including licensed practical nurses (LPN) and personal care attendants (PCA). Their dedication should be celebrated every day, but especially now while we’re experiencing a health care staffing crisis and during the pandemic. As always, CUPE Newfoundland and Labrador will continue …

Order materials

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CUPE locals can contact these suggested vendors for branded clothing items, noisemakers, buttons, signage and more. Order Canadian, union-made materials Cavan Advertising: Universal Promotions: Order materials made in Newfoundland and Labrador  *Not union-made In the Box Media Promotions: (St. John’s) Image4 printing: (St. John’s) The Button Shop (Vera Perlin Society): (St. John’s) Stitch Central: 709-292-4242, Keith Peyton (Grand Falls-Windsor) Order from CUPE National Blank …