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CUPE 2099 ratifies collective agreement with City of Mount Pearl

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Members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 2099 voted this evening in favour of ratifying a new collective agreement with the City of Mount Pearl, putting an end to an 11 week-long strike. The municipal workers will return to work Wednesday morning. The collective agreement is effective retroactively from July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2026. The …

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.

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CUPE 569 ratifies new contract with City of St. John’s

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The members of CUPE 569, outside municipal workers at the City of St. John’s, voted to accept a new collective agreement Monday evening. “Bargaining began on May 31 and this round of negotiations was successfully completed in two months,” said CUPE National Representative Debbie Turner. “Also, no concessions were brought forward by the employer.” “Both sides were committed to reaching …

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Tentative agreement reached between CUPE 569 and City of St. John’s

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The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 569 reached a tentative agreement today with the City of St. John’s. The union represents approximately 400 outside municipal workers. No further details on the tentative agreement will be made public until it is ratified by the local’s membership. A ratification vote by union members is scheduled for Monday, August 1, 2022. …

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“We Are Mount Pearl” outdoor billboard campaign

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The mayor and council’s unwillingness to treat municipal workers fairly is causing disruptions to the services we all rely on. The city’s failure to negotiate a fair contract has caused the reduction and/or shut down of programs, services, events, and facilities. CUPE 2099 workers keep Mount Pearl running, but city council seems determined to jeopardize it all. Today, the members …

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On strike at the City of Mount Pearl!

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Municipal employees at the City of Mount Pearl went on strike this evening. The members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 2099 have been in collective bargaining with the city since March. CUPE 2099 represents more than 200 municipal workers who work in recreation services, administration, taxation and finance, road maintenance, water and sewage, facilities maintenance, landscape …

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Mount Pearl municipal workers take to the airwaves with new radio ad

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Updated July 7, 2022 Municipal workers with the City of Mount Pearl, members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 2099, are launching a radio ad campaign today in an effort to reach a tentative agreement with their employer. The ad urges the public to contact city council and ask them to bargain a fair contract with workers. CUPE 2099 …

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Mount Pearl municipal workers to hold rally at city hall today at 5 p.m.

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Municipal workers, members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) local 2099, will be holding a rally in front of the Mount Pearl City Hall today at 5 p.m., at the same time the mayor and councillors will be holding a city council meeting. “We want the concessions and two-tier proposals made by the city removed from the table …

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Municipal sector CUPE locals unite to discuss bargaining strategies

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Members from several CUPE locals in Newfoundland and Labrador met on the evening of May 18, 2022, to convene the CUPE NL Municipal Occupational Group (NLMOG). Formed in 2006 and re-activated at the meeting held Wednesday, the group discussed ways of building solidarity by encouraging new and inactive locals to participate in the group as well. CUPE national servicing representatives …

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Municipal workers file for conciliation in contract negotiations with City of Mount Pearl

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Negotiations between municipal workers represented by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) 2099 and the City of Mount Pearl have reached an impasse, and the union filed a request yesterday for the assistance of a conciliation officer with the Newfoundland and Labrador Labour Board. “Talks have reached a stand still because the employer is demanding major concessions in the …