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Something Special Children’s Centre resumes regular operations

It was a happy morning for those at Something Special Children’s Centre and the families that attend the facility as regular operations resumed. After reaching a tentative agreement on Friday, Nov. 15, 2019, the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 3625 voted to ratify that agreement over the weekend.

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Something Special Children’s Centre, CUPE reach tentative agreement

After a long period of negotiations, the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) workers and Something Special Children’s Centre have reached a tentative agreement According to CUPE, the Local 3625 and the childcare facility sat down on the morning of Friday, Nov. 15, 2019 for the second time in two

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Childcare centre addresses ‘temporary suspension of services’

A popular downtown childcare centre has suspended operation at its Chapman Street location, according to a press release from Something Special Children’s Centre. The Centre’s Board of Directors indicate this suspension is temporary, and the result of having operated with solely non-unionized staff since Monday, Nov. 4, 2019. The CUPE

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CUPE rallies behind Something Special Children’s Centre workers

Members of CUPE locals through the city came together during a lunchtime rally in front of the Something Special Children’s Centre on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019. Nearly three dozen CUPE members from a variety of employers marched in front of the daycare centre, which locked out its unionized workers on

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Board of Directors addresses strike action at Something Special Children’s Centre

On Friday, Nov. 1, 2019, the union workers at Something Special Children’s Centre (SSCC) were locked out at the end of the work day. The workers reported being locked out after refusing to have their health benefits stripped as part of their union’s negotiations with the child care facility. However,

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Employees locked out at Something Special Children’s Centre

A group of employees at a downtown childcare centre are now picketing after being locked out by their employer as the result of a labour dispute. The employees at Something Special Children’s Centre, who are members of CUPE Local 3625, have been locked out since Friday, Nov. 1, 2019, according

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