New Radio Ads: July 24 – 30, 2017

creynolds Collective Bargaining, Crossroads

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

creynolds Collective Bargaining, News Release

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

creynolds Collective Bargaining, News Release

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 …

Two-tier bargaining – how to recognize it and reject it

creynolds Collective Bargaining, Fact Sheet, issues

We are committed to ensuring that the next generation of workers enjoys the benefits that CUPE members have already won. We cannot build solidarity between generations if we accept two-tier contracts. Our union opposes all moves toward two-tier wages, benefits or pensions.  – Strategic Directions 2013-2015 Two-tiered collective bargaining (or “orphan clause” bargaining as it is known in Quebec) is a divisive …