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 – November 29, 2017

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The following update is for CUPE NL members and locals affected by the current round of provincial bargaining. Please print and share this update with your local members. What is a concession? Concession bargaining is a term used in negotiations in which the employer asks the union to give back previously gained improvements in pay and conditions. The employer may …

Delegates hold up voting cards at national convention 2017

Convention 2017 – Moving Forward Together

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Dear Sisters, Brothers, and Friends: We’d like to thank the 2,200 delegates who took the time out of their lives to attend our National Convention in Toronto last week. We know it’s not easy, and we appreciate your commitment to our union, and the honesty and civility with which you engaged in debates around our union’s priorities, policies and structure. …

New Radio Ads: August 14 – September 3, 2017

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Two new radio ad campaign by public service workers in Newfoundland and Labrador hit the airwaves this week, on radio stations across the province. CUPE’s public services workers launched the ads to voice their concerns about the Ball Government’s failure to protect good jobs, as well as the impact on our economy and our public services. The radio ads will …

New Radio Ads: July 24 – 30, 2017

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A new radio ad campaign by public service workers in Newfoundland and Labrador hit the airwaves today, on radio stations across the province. CUPE’s public services workers launched the ads to voice their concerns about the Ball Government’s failure to protect good jobs, as well as the impact on our economy and our public services. CUPE believes the Ball Government should recognize …

Dwight Ball’s Crossroads – A game of budgets and cuts for Newfoundland and Labrador

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A new ad campaign by public service workers in Newfoundland and Labrador will be shown on TV screens across the province beginning today. CUPE’s public services workers launched the ad to voice their concerns about the Ball Government’s strategy for job growth (or lack thereof) and threats the Province is making to freeze wages and slash benefits. Watch the television …

New position created by library board while frontline workers face potential job layoffs

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The executive of CUPE Local 2329 are outraged that, one day after the release of the provincial budget, the Provincial Information and Library Resources Board (PILRB) has created a new, non-union position in the St. John’s libraries system, while the future of public libraries remains uncertain. Yesterday, Minister of Finance Cathy Bennett announced that the operating grant was restored to …

Workers launch radio ad defending good jobs in Newfoundland and Labrador

creynolds Collective Bargaining, News Release

A new ad campaign by public service workers in Newfoundland and Labrador hit the airwaves this weekend, on radio stations across the province. CUPE’s public services workers launched the ad to voice their concerns about the Ball Government’s strategy for job growth (or lack thereof) and threats the Province is making to freeze wages and slash benefits. “Finance Minister Cathy Bennett …

A game of budgets and cuts

creynolds Collective Bargaining, Crossroads

A new ad campaign by public service workers in Newfoundland and Labrador will be shown on TV screens across the province starting today. CUPE’s public services workers launched the ad to voice their concerns about the Ball Government’s failure to protect good jobs, as well as the impact on our economy and our public services. Watch the television ad during …