NAPE an CUPE flags at a rally

NAPE President Jerry Earle to join striking Placentia municipal workers on picket line Tuesday

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Media Advisory Town of Placentia, NL – As a sign of support and solidarity, NAPE representatives, staff and members will join with striking CUPE 1761 workers on the picket line tomorrow. NAPE President Jerry Earle will also be in attendance. DATE: Tuesday, July 30, 2019 TIME: 12:30 p.m. LOCATION: Town Hall, 21 Patterson Drive, Placentia CUPE 1761 members, employed by …

Sherry Hillier and Gerry Quilty

CUPE NL Division and CUPE Local 1615 present strike fund cheques to Town of Placentia municipal workers

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CUPE Newfoundland Labrador President Sherry Hillier presented a $1,500 contribution today to striking municipal workers, members of CUPE 1761, who are employed by the Town of Placentia. As well, CUPE 1615 President Theresa Antle presented a $500 cheque to the strike fund on behalf of members at Memorial University. “CUPE members across the province stand in solidarity with Placentia municipal …

Placentia municipal workers joined on picket line by CUPE NL president

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PLACENTIA – Striking municipal workers in Placentia, members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 1761, were buoyed by a visit from CUPE Newfoundland Labrador President Sherry Hillier this morning. “I am proud to stand with these hard-working members who did everything in their power to avoid withdrawing services,” Hillier says. “But when an employer won’t sit down and …

CUPE municipal workers walk off the job in Town of Placentia

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PLACENTIA – Municipal workers in the Town of Placentia, members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 1761, have walked off the job after 14 months of disappointing negotiations with their employer. “The decision to withdraw services was not taken lightly,” says Local 1761 President Gerry Quilty . “But the members are completely frustrated with the bargaining process which …

CUPE public sector employees will mobilize in St. John’s ahead of the next round of bargaining

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Media advisory  Members of CUPE Newfoundland Labrador will descend on St. John’s Friday, May 31 to attend strike school, with components which will include a march to Confederation Building and practicing maintaining an effective picket line. CUPE NL President Sherry Hillier says, “Our members will start mobilizing now. We will insist on fair and equitable negotiations in 2020. We have …

P3 deals and the right to know how our money is spent – public town hall May 6

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A public town hall meeting will be held on Monday, May 6, from 7 to 9 p.m. to be held at the Greenwood Inn & Suites in Corner Brook. The topic of discussion will be the Ball Government’s controversial use of public-private partnerships (P3s) to build public infrastructure. Special guest speakers will include Angella MacEwen, CUPE national economist. P3s are …

Town of Placentia municipal workers vote 100% in favour of strike action

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On April 17, the members of CUPE 1761, municipal workers employed by the Town of Placentia, voted 100 per cent in favour of a strike. Fourteen of the fifteen members were in attendance. “Now that the membership has voted in favour of going on strike the workers could go out at any time, if necessary, or be locked out by …

Budget passes on responsibilities and debt to future generations in Newfoundland and Labrador

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The Ball government’s 2019 budget does not address many of the problems Newfoundlanders and Labradorians are facing right now,” says Sherry Hillier, president of CUPE Newfoundland Labrador. “Instead, it passes the responsibility of providing public services and debt to future generations.” “It does not even keep up with inflation when it comes to funding health care,” says Hillier. “I’m very …

JES Classification Appeal

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The following notice is to update CUPE members about the JES classification appeal. If you have any questions, please your Local and CUPE staff representative. Our records indicate that you wish to appeal the decision of Classification and Organizational Design Division with respect to the Review of your position. Please ensure you read all of the email below as the process has …