Radio ad: Placentia municipal workers are there when you need them

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The members of CUPE Local 1761, municipal workers employed by the Town of Placentia, ran a radio ad from January 10 to 16, 2019. Placentia municipal workers are there when you need them. When you call the town office for help with water issues, pothole repairs or account inquiries, you are benefitting from our work. We’re proud to serve the …

Member Update: Master Bargaining – July 31, 2018

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As you may be aware, Minister Osborne made a public statement that CUPE and the province had reached a “tentative agreement” on June 28, 2018. However, it is only correct to say that we have reached a “framework agreement” at this point. Until members of the CUPE Bargaining Committee have given their approval, this is a “framework”. After their approval …

Member Update: Master Bargaining – April 5, 2018

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On behalf of the CUPE NL staff and the seven bargaining committees, we would like to thank you for your patience and support as we continue our attempt to secure new collective agreements with this provincial government. We are now in excess of two years without new contracts. The exercise to date has been extremely frustrating for your committees who …

Member Update – May 19, 2017

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Good Morning CUPE Local 2329: As you are all aware, the long-awaited Ernst and Young report on the review of library services was finally released yesterday afternoon. It is not surprising that Government chose late on a Thursday afternoon just prior to the first long weekend of the summer to release the report. People are busy preparing and looking forward …

Master Bargaining Update – May 15, 2017

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Dear sisters and brothers: Today, Finance Minister Cathy Bennett offered an update about bargaining with public sector unions, at a meeting of the Association of Chartered Professional Accountants of Newfoundland and Labrador. Both NAPE and CUPE are currently in conciliation with the Labour Relations Board. It is not clear why the Minister would, once again, make comments about bargaining to …