On Friday, February 14th the employer sent an email to all Service and Clerical employees represented by NOWU. Below you will find CUPE’s response to this email clearly putting the employer on notice that it will not tolerate any interference in your right to choose which union you wish to have represent you in the workplace.
Bill 138 (An Act to implement Budget measures and to enact, amend and repeal various statutes) is a sweeping omnibus Bill. Two sections are of particular note for health care and the broader public sector:  Schedule 37 which would enact the Supply Chain Management Act and  Schedule 19, which amends the Independent Health Facilities Act. Both raise serious threats of restructuring and privatization.
Bill 138 (An Act to implement Budget measures and to enact, amend and repeal various statutes) is a sweeping omnibus Bill. Two sections are of particular note for health care and the broader public
This is a time of uncertainty. You may be unsure about what will happen after the representation vote and which union is best able to represent you and your coworkers going forward.
Chaplains are needed in our hospital system now more than ever. Have a listen to our ads that are playing on the radio right now.
Example: 1 prescription/month; 1 pair of eyeglasses; 5 visits to a physiotherapist
A forced vote, by the Progressive Conservative government, for health care workers’ union representation has resulted in CUPE winning eight units, totaling 18,483 members. The vote included nurses, paramedics and hospital workers across Manitoba.
For All CUPE Clerical Employees at Unity Health Toronto
CUPE’s Chaplain Bargaining Committee has been negotiating with UHT for a first collect agreement.
Since UHT changed the benefit carrier at St Joe’s and Providence to Sun Life, the provider for St Mike’s and SEIU, CUPE members have reported that UHT is trying to force CUPE members to take the inferior benefits plan agreed to between SEIU and UHT.