NEWS

July 11, 2019

The University of Saskatchewan has lost their battle to take the right to strike away from hundreds of workers on campus. That was the result of a ruling released today by the Essential Service Tribunal between CUPE Local 1975 and the University of Saskatchewan. 

 “This...

October 5, 2018

Candidates vying for seats in the upcoming municipal election in Pembroke, Ontario, who are talking up local economic development and jobs are on the right page, say staff trying to keep the area hospital from closing the in-house laundry and axing five full-time local...

October 5, 2018

Given a generational opportunity to revamp NAFTA, the Trudeau government has fallen short on its promise to negotiate the modern, progressive trade deal that Canadians deserve. The US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) is anything but “progressive”, and it will set Canada...

August 21, 2018

In light of major revisions to its Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act, the Alberta Government has partnered with the Canadian Centre of Occupational Health and Safety to develop and deliver a free e‑learning course for provincial residents. The revised OHS regula...

May 8, 2018

Jason Kenney’s proposal to bring back a flat tax is a gift to Albertans making high salaries, but it won’t put a dime into the pockets of regular Alberta families, said CUPE Alberta President Marle Roberts today.

On the weekend, delegates to the United Conservative Part...

May 8, 2018

It is with deep sadness that we have learned of three CUPE members who were among the victims of Monday’s tragic vehicular assault near Mel Lastman Square in Toronto.

CUPE 4400 member Renuka Amarasinghe was killed in the attack. Renuka was a single mother and...

May 7, 2018

Today, CUPE Alberta President Marle Roberts was joined by Health Minister Sarah Hoffman  at the former home of the demolished Calgary General Hospital, to call on Jason Kenney and the United Conservative Party to come clean about what their deep cuts to health care wil...

March 16, 2018

The following people were elected to positions with CUPE Alberta:

Secretary Treasurer: Elaine Moore

General Vice President North: Lise Bettac

Diversity Vice President: Elizabeth Bonk-Richards

Peace River Area VP: Randy Wald

Fort McMurray Area VP: Elaine Bambidge

NW Area VP:...

March 16, 2018

GRANDE PRAIRIE — Moments after the CUPE Alberta convention voted (unanimously) to support the Alberta NDP in next year’s provincial election, Premier Rachel Notley was received with cheers, chants, hugs and multiple standing ovations by delegates.

After a rousing intro...

February 8, 2018

CUPE has adopted an action plan to help ensure workers have the protection of a union, and the collective power that comes

with being organized.

Delegates to CUPE’s 2015 National Convention mandated that an organizing paper be presented to the 2017 convention, where it...

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