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Webinar Series May 12 to June 9

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The pandemic has revealed just who pays the costs and who benefits from the way our governments, society and economy work. Something that is not always easy to see—and that’s by design. This webinar series will bust the myths that blind us to the truth and provide you with the tools to realize an alternative vision, one where we are …

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Watch the Election Forum Tuesday, February 2

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NL Federation of Labour to host virtual election forum Tuesday, February 2 The Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour will be hosting a virtual election forum with representatives of three political parties running in the 2021 provincial election. The forum will be moderated by NTV News Legislative Reporter Michael Connors. Tuesday, February 2 at 7:30 to 9:00 pm Watch the …

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Call to participate in the development of a National Anti-Racism Strategy for CUPE

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Please join us for a virtual session that is being hosted for Black, Indigenous, and racialized members in the Atlantic and Maritimes regions to participate in the development of a National Anti-Racism Strategy for CUPE. CUPE National’s Human Rights Branch and Union Education Branch are hosting these Zoom meetings in regions across the country. Download a copy of the poster for …

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November 17: CUPE members are invited to a 30-minute webinar on occupational health and safety

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CUPE members across Newfoundland and Labrador are heavily involved in the work to make their workplaces safe and healthy and they face many challenges in advancing this agenda. Some employers are not cooperative and joint workplace health and safety committees can easily be dominated by the employer’s priorities. Education is the tool that can level the playing field and allows …

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October 27 – COVID-19 and occupational health and safety

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To all CUPE members in Newfoundland and Labrador: COVID-19 has created countless health and safety challenges for public sector workers in Newfoundland and Labrador. In this webinar we will explore the emergence of modern OH&S practices and how responding to COVID-19 is leading to a new series of health and safety challenges. Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at 7 PM Register …

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Video: The Dangers of Public-Private Partnerships. Another Muskrat Falls in the Making?

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Updated October 15, 2020 CUPE NL hosted an online panel discussion on October 6, to discuss the new research report “Many Dangers of Public-Private Partnerships in Newfoundland and Labrador” by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. Speakers included the report’s author Christine Saulnier, director of CCPA-NS, as well as CUPE Atlantic Researcher Govind Rao andCUPE NL President Sherry Hillier. Residents of …

CUPE NL Global Justice Conference May 4 – 5

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We are pleased to announce the first ever CUPE NL Global Justice Conference will take place in May, prior to the opening of our Division Convention! May 4 and 5, 2019 Greenwood Inn & Suites Corner Brook, NL Building International Solidarity: ‘Come from Away, Here to Stay’ The theme of the conference is International Solidarity and Migrant Workers Rights. We …

CUPE Indigenous Members Gathering Sept. 5-6

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CUPE Nova Scotia, CUPE Newfoundland and Labrador, CUPE Prince Edward Island and CUPE New Brunswick are hosting an inaugural gathering of Indigenous members from across the Atlantic and Maritimes regions. CUPE Indigenous Members Gathering September 5-6, 2019 Truro, Nova Scotia (Wagobagitik, Mi’kma’ki) For more information on the gathering and to participate, please email indigenous@cupe.ca before June 1. To download a …