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Dec 17, 2019, 12:23 ET Coalition of Ontario unions to launch Charter challenge, vowing to defend the rights of all Ontarians with aggressive campaign to repeal Bill 124

TORONTO, Dec. 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, ten Ontario unions representing more than 250,000 thousand affected broader public sector employees, announced their intention to launch a coordinated Charter...


Dec 16, 2019, 13:31 ET Media Advisory - Ontario unions announce joint legal challenge and aggressive campaign to repeal Bill 124

TORONTO, Dec. 16, 2019 /CNW/ - Ontario unions will hold a press conference and media availability to announce their joint Charter challenge to Bill 124. The Ontario Federation of Labour will also...


Nov 26, 2019, 14:55 ET Janice Folk-Dawson, Chair CUPE Ontario's University Workers' Committee elected Executive Vice-President Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL)

TORONTO, Nov. 26, 2019 /CNW/ - CUPE Ontario is thrilled to announce that Janice Folk Dawson, Chair of CUPE Ontario's University Workers' Coordinating Committee (OUWCC) has been elected as the...


Nov 22, 2019, 10:37 ET CUPE Ontario hails court ruling striking down Ford Conservatives' attack on students' rights and services

TORONTO, Nov. 22, 2019 /CNW/ - A court ruling, striking down efforts by the Ford Conservative government to choke off democratically-approved funding for hundreds of Ontario campus organizations,...


Nov 14, 2019, 14:12 ET CUPE Ontario's Communities Not Cuts Campaign Rallies at Doug Ford's office

TORONTO, Nov. 14, 2019 /CNW/ - CUPE Ontario gathered today in front of Doug Ford's constituency office to protest cuts to WSIB and to address issues facing workers' health and safety in Ontario....


Nov 13, 2019, 14:00 ET Media Advisory - President of CUPE Ontario, Fred Hahn will Address Communities not Cuts Rally at Doug Ford's Constituency Office in Etobicoke

TORONTO, Nov. 13, 2019 /CNW/ - CUPE Ontario President Fred Hahn will join CUPE 2977, CUPE's Health and Safety/Injured Workers, and community members at Doug Ford's Constituency Office. This event is...


Nov 13, 2019, 10:14 ET Media Advisory - President of CUPE Ontario, Fred Hahn will Address Communities not Cuts Rally at Peter Bethlenfalvy's Constituency Office in Pickering

PICKERING, ON, Nov. 13, 2019 /CNW/ - CUPE Ontario President Fred Hahn will join Northumberland CUPE District Council, Durham Region Labour Council and community members in Pickering today as part of...


Nov 07, 2019, 17:30 ET Bill 124 is unconstitutional, unfair and unnecessary - It must and will be challenged

TORONTO, Nov. 7, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, the Ford Conservative government passed Bill 124. "This is a regressive bill that for years will prevent the majority of Ontario's 280,000 CUPE members, as well...


Nov 07, 2019, 16:30 ET Media Advisory - President of CUPE Ontario, Fred Hahn to Address Rally in support of CUPE Local 3625 Locked Out Members

KINGSTON, ON, Nov. 7, 2019 /CNW/ - CUPE Ontario President Fred Hahn and CUPE Local 3625 will attend a solidarity rally at Something Special Children's Centre in Kingston. Hahn and CUPE Local 3625...


Sep 30, 2019, 09:25 ET CUPE Ontario OSBCU Job Action Statement

TORONTO, Sept. 30, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, more than 55,000 members of CUPE Ontario have begun legal job action to secure the education services students need at school. They are education workers,...


Sep 30, 2019, 09:18 ET CUPE Ontario's statement on International Day of Older Persons - Ford Conservatives ongoing cuts to Ontario's budget hurting our older persons and retirees

TORONTO, Sept. 30, 2019 /CNW/ - Since December 14, 1990, when the UN General Assembly proclaimed October 1 as the International Day of Older Persons this has been a key date for older persons across...


Sep 18, 2019, 12:00 ET CUPE Ontario President, Fred Hahn takes province wide campaign Communities Not Cuts to Windsor

WINDSOR, ON, Sept. 18, 2019 /CNW/ - Fred Hahn, President of CUPE Ontario has brought their Communities not Cuts campaign to Windsor today to speak to over 400 health care workers and paramedics. This ...


Sep 17, 2019, 11:00 ET Media Advisory - CUPE Ontario President Fred Hahn in Windsor to Address Province Wide Community based Campaign to stop the Ford Conservative Government Cuts

WINDSOR, ON, Sept. 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Fred Hahn, President of CUPE Ontario, will hold a press conference on Wednesday, September 18th at the Health Care Workers Co-ordinating Committee (HCWCC)...


Sep 12, 2019, 11:31 ET Ford Conservatives reckless P3 Pipeline announcement is all about transferring our public funds into private corporate bank accounts

TORONTO, Sept. 12, 2019 /CNW/ - The Ford Conservatives recent P3 $60billion dollar announcement syphons money away from communities in order to build and expand corporate profits. Infrastructure...


Sep 09, 2019, 11:52 ET Media Advisory - President of CUPE Ontario, Fred Hahn to join rally outside of City Hall in support of municipally operated child care centres

PETERBOROUGH, ON, Sept. 9, 2019 /CNW/ - CUPE Ontario President Fred Hahn, CUPE Local 126 President, Trish Bucholtz, workers, concerned parents and community members will rally against the attempted...


Aug 07, 2019, 10:57 ET Union calls on Conservatives to reverse both 2.3 per cent fee increase for seniors and real budget cut of more than 1 per cent to long-term care in 2019

TORONTO, Aug. 7, 2019 /CNW/ - Ontario's Conservatives are planning to raise the co-payment fees that long-term care residents pay by 2.3 per cent, one of the highest price hikes in the last decade. A ...


Jul 31, 2019, 14:49 ET Wettlaufer inquiry underlines the need for more staffing and more hours of care in long term care: CUPE Ontario

TORONTO, July 31, 2019 /CNW/ - The inquiry into the murder of eight long term care residents in Ontario says, "fundamental changes must be made", and has called on the government to improve resident...


Jul 11, 2019, 14:27 ET Media Advisory - President of CUPE Ontario, Fred Hahn to join march and address rally in support of proper funding for the Brant Family and Children's Services (FACS)

BRANTFORD, ON, July 11, 2019 /CNW/ - CUPE Ontario President Fred Hahn, CUPE Local 181 President, Jennifer Kirby, workers and community members will rally against Ford's Conservative cuts that has...


Jul 10, 2019, 19:36 ET Brant Children & Family Services Board Resignation: An Undeniable Statement of a System in Crisis

TORONTO, July 10, 2019 /CNW/ - In an open letter to the community, The Board of Directors for Brant Family and Children's Services, led by Executive Director Andy Koster, today sent a clear message...


Jun 20, 2019, 19:01 ET Massive Cabinet Shuffle Won't Fix the Ford Conservatives' Plummeting Poll Numbers

TORONTO, June 20, 2019 /CNW/ - The Ford Conservatives' unprecedented Cabinet shuffle, after only one year in office, will not improve their plummeting polling numbers or fix the problem of cuts to...


May 29, 2019, 14:31 ET Media Advisory - CUPE Ontario delegates turn up the heat on Ford Conservatives with Thursday march to Queen's Park

TORONTO, May 29, 2019 /CNW/ - In the wake of the Ford Conservatives' move to delay cuts to municipalities, members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) will turn out in full force...


May 21, 2019, 16:11 ET New Poll Shows PC Strongholds Believe Ford Cuts Are Wrong

TORONTO, May 21, 2019 /CNW/ - According to a new poll released today, the vast majority of Ontario residents from every region of the province agree that the devastating cuts we've seen from the Ford ...


Apr 11, 2019, 17:28 ET CUPE Ontario - Ford Conservatives Deliver a Budget of Betrayal

TORONTO, April 11, 2019 /CNW/ - The Doug Ford Conservatives have truly revealed the hollowness of their 'for the people' slogan today with a budget that makes life harder for people by cutting jobs...


Apr 10, 2019, 10:00 ET Bloodied, broken and burned out: 88% of long-term care staff experience violence

PETERBOROUGH, ON, April 10, 2019 /CNW/ - Two new reports are being released concurrently that expose the high level of violence, abuse and harassment against staff employed in Ontario's long-term...


Apr 09, 2019, 15:13 ET Media Advisory - Peterborough long-term care staff at "breaking point;" new study and poll on workplace violence released Wednesday

PETERBOROUGH, ON, April 9, 2019 /CNW/ - Two new reports that expose the high level of violence, abuse and harassment against staff working at Ontario long-term care homes, are being released at a...