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CUPE: Kingston hospital staff ‘exhausted and demoralized’ during pandemic

The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) is reporting that staff morale is low and stress is high at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) as the COVID-19 pandemic has continued for nearly a year. Citing months of “gruelling long hours, critical staff shortages, and an environment where there is no

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CUPE 109 newest ice pad sponsor at the INVISTA Centre

A new five year sponsor has been announced for an ice pad and adjacent meeting room at the INVISTA Centre. CUPE 109, a local chapter of the Canadian Union of Public Employees, will assume sponsorship of the current Kingston Transit Rink, as well as the adjacent meeting room and branding

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CUPE calls on government to extend benefits to front-line workers

Members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) 1974 protested outside of Kingston General Hospital (KGH) at various points of the day on Thursday, May 14, 2020.  The protest was to make a statement to the Ontario government that every worker in the hospital is a front line worker.  This

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CUPE job action to impact local schools

UPDATE (Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019): This article has now been The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) of Ontario voted in favour of taking job action this morning, which will begin across the province next week. The CUPE vote took place on the morning of Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019, and

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