Local 3768 reaches agreement with Town of Holyrood

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HOLYROOD – Employees at the Town of Holyrood have ratified a new collective agreement and returned to work today after being locked out by the employer for 10 days. The members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 3768, are happy to be back delivering the services that town residents count on and are very grateful for all of …

Holyrood Mayor’s comments misleading and insulting, says CUPE

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Locked out municipal employees at the Town of Holyrood are upset that Mayor Gary Goobie would portray them as being unreasonable, says Canadian Union of Public Employees National Representative Ed White. “In fact, the last offer that CUPE Local 3768 put on the table was more than reasonable,” White says. “Our counter offer of about 9 per cent would bring …

Holyrood Municipal Employees Locked Out by Employer

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Municipal workers at the Town of Holyrood have been locked out by their employer after several failed attempts at conciliation. The 15 employees, members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 3768, voted in favour of strike action just hours before arriving at work this morning to locked facilities. CUPE National Representative Ed White says the union has been …

CUPE NL WILL NOT APOLOGIZE FOR REPRESENTING ITS MEMBERS

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The Lead Negotiator for CUPE Newfoundland and Labrador, Ed White, says he is extremely disappointed that Finance Minister Tom Osborne would imply that CUPE is attempting to influence another union’s ratification process. “Our communications about our intent to bargain did not just come out of the blue,” White says. “Government presented us with a copy of NAPE’s tentative agreement on …

WHAT EXACTLY IS THE PENSION ISSUE IN THE EXTENDED CONTRACT OFFER FROM GOVERNMENT?

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The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador is trying to pass their increased Canada Pension Plan (CPP) contributions onto workers by cutting the Public Service Pension Plan (PSPP). This move would cancel the needed CPP enhancement for 34,000 workers (total number of active and deferred PSPP members) in Newfoundland and Labrador. In 2016, a deal was reached between the federal government …

CUPE SAYS NO TO PENSION CONCESSIONS

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CUPE Newfoundland and Labrador has rejected the extended contract proposed by Government, which includes a major pension concession for members of the Public Service Pension Plan (PSPP). “In 2016, a deal was reached between the federal and provincial governments, including Newfoundland and Labrador, to enhance CPP benefits for all Canadians,” says CUPE Newfoundland and Labrador President Sherry Hillier. “It was …

Listen to CUPE NL’s Radio Ad on the Extended Agreement

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CUPE REJECTS EXTENDED CONTRACT; INTENDS TO BARGAIN

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CUPE Newfoundland and Labrador has given notice on behalf of its 3700 public sector members of its intention to bargain the next collective agreement, in spite of the government’s request that the union extend the current collective agreement by two years. “The government has asked us to extend our agreement, with no discussion of local or sectoral issues.” says CUPE …

CUPE 1761 achieves new contract with the Town of Placentia

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Town of Placentia – Members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 1761, municipal workers with the Town of Placentia, have finalized a new collective agreement with their employer today. The union successfully pushed back the zero wage increase offered by the town. The new contract includes wage increases and other improvements. “Our members are proud to deliver …

CUPE National President Mark Hancock to attend community BBQ with striking Placentia municipal workers

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At a Community BBQ and Appreciation Day to be held August 6, the members of CUPE 1761 will be joined by CUPE National President Mark Hancock and CUPE NL President Sherry Hillier. CUPE 1761 members will host the event to thank everyone in their community and other unions for their support, stopping by the picket line, or putting up one …