Global People Power: Building Worker Solidarity in a Global Economy

tjohnston Education, Uncategorized, Workshop

You’re invited! Join us for our Global People Power workshop on April 5th at 6:30 p.m. AST. This workshop focuses on explaining capitalism’s role in workers’ lives and examines the links between local and global issues. \We will explore how building solidarity with workers in other countries strengthens the labour movement in Canada and worldwide. Register by April 1st:

CUPE is looking for facilitators!

tjohnston Advertisement, Education, Job Posting

Member facilitators are a vital part of CUPE’s education program, providing a wide variety of workshops to members across Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Labrador, and at times, across the country. Are you someone who: has experience in their local – on the Executive, as a steward on a committee or as an activist? is comfortable speaking in front of groups? …


gmcneil Education, Event

September 25-29, 2022 Are you interested in fostering bargaining and political power within your local? Do you want to learn what is at stake and what it takes to develop policies and legislation which strengthen the labour movement? Would you consider helping in campaigns or running for a provincial or federal seat? Do you want to develop an NDP that …

School re-entry plan sketchy on details

gmcneil COVID-19 Announcements, Education, Occupational Health & Safety

Returning to school without a more detailed plan is a mistake says the union representing school custodians, secretaries and bus drivers. Sherry Hillier, President of the Canadian Union of Public Employees Newfoundland and Labrador says she has serious concerns about the government’s school re-entry plan, and wants to see more engagement with stakeholders prior to the beginning of the school …