CUPE is excited to welcome the flight attendants of Flair Airlines to its growing ranks of airline employees. “On behalf of all of us at CUPE, I’d like to extend our warmest congratulations to all 101 flight attendants at Flair who will now enjoy the strong representation and broad range of resources offered by Canada’s largest trade union,” said CUPE National President Mark Hancock.
As detailed in a new CUPE report entitled Reconciling the Gap, recent census data for Saskatchewan shows the Aboriginal population is growing and will likely make up one-fifth of the Saskatchewan population by 2036, while showing a stark picture of the current income and employment inequalities facing Aboriginal people in the province.
On October 25, 2017, Statistics Canada released information regarding the Aboriginal population from the 2016 census.
There are worrying reports from the trade union movement in Iran regarding ongoing persecution and repression of labour activists. CUPE is deeply concerned that labour activists and workers’ rights defenders are being prosecuted and imprisoned across the country, and we ask you to appeal to the Government of Iran to release these prisoners of conscience immediately and unconditionally.
After more than six months of negotiations the 17 jail guards are still without a contract.
CUPE BC President Paul Faoro spoke at the rally and sent a strong message to Commissionaires BC and the City of Kelowna.
A crowd gathered at Stuart Park today to support a fair first contract for CUPE 388 members who work as jail guards at the Kelowna RCMP detachment. After more than six months of negotiations the 17 jail guards are still without a contract. CUPE BC President Paul Faoro spoke at the rally and sent a strong message to Commissionaires BC and the City of Kelowna.