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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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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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Take the bargaining survey today! You have until August 4th at 12:00am. For the English survey, click here: English Survey For the French survey, click here: French Survey Why is the bargaining survey important? WE HAVE POWER IN 2018! Nearly...
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Resolution #1: CUPE Ontario will: Urge the provincial government to include the cost of Continuous Glucose Monitoring Devices in the Assistive Devices Program, for children diagnosed with diabetes, who have received that recommendation from their endocrinologist. CGM’s measure the blood...
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#1. FILE AN EMPLOYER INCIDENT REPORT IMMEDIATELY Complete an incident report (no matter how minor the incident may be). They can be found on -line if there are none pre-printed in your area. Be sure to include: all parts of...
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What is collective bargaining? the process in which a trade union and an employer negotiate a first collective agreement or the renewal collective agreement the parties usually focus on such issues as union security, wages, working conditions, grievance procedures and...
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What Can My Steward Do For Me? Stewards perform many duties for the members of the local. Below are just a few of the things that stewards can do: Investigate, write and file a grievance on the members’ behalf Help...
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