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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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Swearing, shoving, spitting, hitting, biting, kicking, slapping, punching, grabbing ….. Sound familiar? Violence. Nobody should have to face violence at work, yet, as Bethesda employees, this is a reality for many of us every single day.  It’s also a reality...
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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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Interesting read folks… Guess what?  Niagara has the 3rd highest living wage across the province.  (Trailing behind Toronto and Peterborough) It costs $17.47 an hour in Niagara for real local living costs, and this wage is what is required to...
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During the October membership meeting of CUPE local 2977, a motion was passed to increase the current dues rate from 1.4% to 1.8%. In accordance with the Local’s bylaws, the vote was held a month later during the November membership...
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CUPE National is hosting the first ever National Bargaining Conference in Ottawa, ON. All CUPE locals have been invited to join the discussion on how CUPE can tackle issues facing Unions at the bargaining table. Irene Hagar (Secretary Treasurer), Adriana...
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