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October 14, 2016

Peel Children’s Aid Society continues

A strike by children’s aid workers in Peel continues after the local Children’s Aid Society and CUPE failed to reach a deal. Matt Galloway spoke with Peel CAS senior service manager Daria Allan-Ebron, and with CUPE local president Sonia Yung.

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October 13, 2016

Strike continues as new talks between Peel CAS and CUPE fizzle

Negotiations between Peel Children’s Aid Society (CAS) and the union representing about 435 striking workers made some progress Tuesday before fizzling into another breakdown in talks. “CUPE Local 4914 President Sonia Yung says an end to the three-week-old Peel Children’s Aid Society (CAS) strike is within reach if the employer can “move past the idea that negotiation and dictating are

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Emergency Membership Meeting

CUPE 4914 will be having an emergency membership meeting this Friday, October 14, 2016 at 9:30 AM in the Century Gardens Community Centre. The address is 340 Vodden Street East in Brampton! We hope to see you there!

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October 12, 2016

Strike continues after talks to resolve dispute break down after Peel CAS issues ‘take it or leave it’ ultimatum to CUPE 4914

Efforts to resolve a three week old strike by 435 front-line, administrative and support workers at the Children’s Aid Society of the Region of Peel (Peel CAS) derailed this evening after Peel CAS issued a ‘take it or leave it’ ultimatum. Despite progress being made on several outstanding issues, negotiations to settle the dispute between Peel CAS and Local 4914

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October 6, 2016

MPP Monique Taylor speaks up for CUPE 4914

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October 3, 2016

CUPE 4914 Update

CUPE 4914 is committed to transparency and collective decision making. No need to re-write proposals and emails in a manner that is meant to mislead, nor is there a need to draft any “myths versus facts” emails. CUPE 4914 believes that its members and the public in general have both the ability to read and critically analyze information. The “damage

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September 29, 2016

CUPE says Peel children’s aid has no interest in ending strike prolonged with high-paid scabs

Sonia Yung “CUPE Local 4914 President Sonia Yung is accusing Peel Children’s Aid Society CEO Rav Bains of trying to prolong the current strike by offering “strikebreakers” lucrative compensation and making no effort” The union representing hundreds of children’s aid workers in Peel is accusing the local agency of trying to prolong the current strike by offering “strikebreakers” lucrative compensation

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September 28, 2016

Orange Shirt Day

Brothers and Sisters Friday is orange shirt day in memory of the residential schools. This provides and opportunity for reflections on anti-racism and anti-bullying policies. It also sets the stage for communities, First Nations, local governments (including social services like CAS) to come together in the spirit of reconciliation. So, please wear your orange shirts to your strike duties on

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CUPE Local 4914 – Open Letter to Rav Bains, Chief Executive Officer, Peel Children’s Aid Society – September 28 2016

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September 22, 2016


Rav Bains has suggested he wants to negotiate and implied that CUPE does not. Mr. Bains, when your team tables a “final offer”, as they did last week, they are signaling on your behalf that they don’t want to negotiate any further. Negotiation is NOT the union accepting that offer. Perhaps if you had ever participated in bargaining, you would

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