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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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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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Local school boards announce plans pending possible CUPE walkout

As Monday, Oct. 7, 2019 draws closer, local school boards have announced their plans for what will happen should the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) take job action. On Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2019, CUPE formally notified the Province, the Council of Trustees Association (CAT), and school boards throughout Ontario

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Commissionaires Kingston goes into legal strike position on June 24

Commissionaires Kingston is going into a legal strike position at CFB Kingston and the Royal Military College of Canada on Monday, June 24, 2019. This strike is between the Commissionaires Kingston union members and their management. The Department of National Defense is not in a legal strike position. “Employees on

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Sheet metal workers enter fourth week of strike

  Members of the Sheet Metal Workers International Association locals 47, 235, 269, 397, 473, 504, 537, and 562 representing workers in Ottawa, Windsor, Kingston, Thunder Bay, London, Sudbury, and Kitchener are entering their fourth week of striking. The Sheet Metal Workers’ International Association (SMWIA) advocates for the rights of

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City, Utilities Kingston issue notices ahead of possible postal strike

With the possibility of Canada Post workers striking as early as Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018, both the City of Kingston and Utilities Kingston have issued notices to residents. To avoid potential postal disruption, the City of Kingston will be mailing out Voter Information Notices (VINs) for the upcoming October 22

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