CUPE 1091 members opted to participate in the Provincial Standardized Extended Health Care Plan, and there will be an opportunity for those individuals who have previously waived their extended health care plan to enroll in this plan. Please note that this only applies to extended health care and does not apply to dental coverage. For details, please download the attachments below.


CUPE National News

Essex County Library workers organize blood drive to support one of their own

Members of the Essex County Library workers union have organized a blood drive in support of Kati Wightman, daughter of CUPE 2974 spokesperson Lori Wightman.

The blood drive will take place on June 28, 29 and 30 at the Windsor Blood Donor Clinic at 3909 Grand Marais Road East in Windsor.

Kati and Lori will appear in person on Friday, June 30, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Kati Wightman, 21, is battling lymphoma and requires transfusions for her fight.

Estevan Aboriginal Day

CUPE 5999 hosted Estevan’s first ever National Aboriginal Day celebration. The event featured a free barbeque lunch, Aboriginal dances, and many community tables. The event was open to everyone in the community.

“Our union is proud to celebrate National Aboriginal Day and to host this event in Estevan,” said Wanda Edwards, acting president of CUPE Local 5999. “Today and every day it is important to celebrate the vibrant and unique cultures of Indigenous peoples and to commit to the reconciliation process.”