All posts by: CUPE 2977

What are Repetitive Strain Injuries? Repetitive strain injuries (RSI) are a family of injuries affecting tendons, tendon sheaths, muscles, nerves and joints. They cause persistent or recurring pains most commonly in the neck, shoulders, forearms, hands, wrists, elbows and lower limbs....
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Monday, December 4, 2017 7 – 9 a.m., 2 – 4 p.m., 6 – 8 p.m. Bethesda Chapel 3950 Fly Road, Vineland, Ontario IT IS IMPERATIVE THAT YOU HEAR WHAT YOUR BARAGINING COMMITTEE HAS TO SAY TO MAKE AN INFORMED...
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Resolution No. 81 Submitted by 1263, 2977, 9102 CUPE Ontario will: Urge the provincial government to include the cost of Continuous Glucose Monitoring Devices (CGMD) in the Assistive Devices Program, for children diagnosed with diabetes, who have received that recommendation...
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To All Bethesda Employees in St. Catharines, We have seen the letter sent to you regarding disturbing assertions made about supposed threats to coerce people to sign Union cards. These are disturbing assertions indeed, as this has never been a...
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Better The Devil You Know Than The Devil You Don’t What’s at Stake Our sly, unknown devil here is noise because it causes a host of health problems, with painless symptoms that help them progress unnoticed until it is too...
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Pregnant employees have the right to take pregnancy leave of up to 17 weeks of unpaid time off work. In some cases the leave may be longer. Employers do not have to pay wages to someone who is on pregnancy leave. New...
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Greetings All, First off, I would like to remind you all of our Pub Nite coming up on November the third at Cats Caboose. This is an excellent opportunity for everyone to meet their union executives and fellow members in...
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CUPE2977 president Catharine and member Lynda rocking Black Friday on client vacation in Ottawa!...
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Are you 32 & under? Part of a CUPE local? Then, come out and chat about issues that affect YOU as a young worker & HOW together WE can find solutions for them. Issues like: shift scheduling part time/precarious work...
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WIN AN IPAD MINI! DS BARGAINING SURVEY DEADLINE EXTENDED TO SEPTEMBER 1ST 2017! Dear Sisters and Brothers: We’ll be blunt: members’ responses to the Developmental Services bargaining survey are well below the minimum we’re looking for – we usually want at...
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