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Contracting Out and Privatization Committee

The Contracting Out and Privatization committee works in conjunction with our national committee to educate CUPE members in combatting contracting out and privatization in all its forms.

Committee members:

  • Judy Bishop, Local 3034
  • Danielle Reid, Local 879
  • Adam Strange, Local 1860
  • Darlene Oake, Local 2033

Division Executive Liaison: Jason Tarbett

Global Justice Committee

The Global Justice Committee works to provide focus to CUPE’s global justice initiatives. The Committee works with provincial, national and international partners to help build a global movement to oppose corporate privatization, trade, deregulation, and increased threats to security, peace and human rights.

For more information about CUPE’s Global Justice committee and how you can help, please visit cupe.ca/globaljustice.

Committees members:

  • Melissa Pender, Local 1560
  • Diane Martin, Local 1289
  • Natalie Webber, Local 1615
  • Stephanie LeGrow, Local 3762
  • Kim Butler, Local 3034

Division Executive Liaison: Nicole Dunphy

Human Rights Committee

The Human Rights Committee advises CUPE NL on issues related to women; workers of colour; Indigenous workers; people with disabilities; and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and transsexual (LGBTQ2+) members.

Committee members:

  • Brandice Blanchard, Local 4935
  • Dan Murphy, Local 2212
  • Scott Quilty, Local 1615

Division Executive Liaison: Vacant

Occupational Health and Safety Committee

The Occupational Health and Safety Committee provides a leadership role by recommending measures, programs and campaigns that focus on prevention of occupational illnesses and accidents. They pursue opportunities to integrate occupational health and safety with the work of other committees and in all regions and sectors of CUPE.

For information about Health and Safety in the workplace and how you can make a difference, please contact any member of the provincial committee.

Committee members:

  • Erin Woodfine, Local 1289
  • Jeff Griffen, Local 1761
  • Glen Green, Local 488
  • Dianne Snow, Local 4939
  • Phil Collins, Local 5120

Division Executive Liaison: Theresa Antle

Pensions Committee

Committee members:

  • Terry Lynn Cooper, Local 3034
  • Mark Taylor, Local 488
  • Todd Strickland, Local 4934
  • Theresa Hancock, Local 2212

Division Executive Liaison: Theresa Gillam

National Committees/Working Groups/Task Force

The following downloadable link to CUPE National Committees, Working Groups and Task Force names the Representative for each group.

National_Committees NL_2020-2021