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September 15, 2016

IRONY & EMBARASSMENT

Lucie Baistrocchi wrote that Peel CAS’ contingency plans involve “qualified and experienced supervisors and management staff” responding to urgent situations. On September 14, 2016, one of these “qualified and experienced” managers wrote the following email to partner child protection agencies. Note that CUPE 4914 has removed any identifying information. Subject: strike – ask Hi everyone As you are aware Peel

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On eve of negotiations, Peel CAS putting more effort into intimidating CUPE 4914 than negotiating

MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Sept. 13, 2016) – As union negotiators prepare for a critical meeting with the Children’s Aid Society of the Region of Peel (Peel CAS) tomorrow, the president of Local 4914 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE 4914) today charged that Peel CAS appears more interested in intimidation than negotiation. “We were shocked to learn last

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September 7, 2016

CUPE 4914 warns that Peel CAS needs to stop putting vital supports at risk and ‘get serious’ about negotiating a fair collective agreement

With September 17 lockout/strike deadline fast approaching, CUPE 4914 president calls on employer to move from ‘dictate to negotiate’ MISSISSAUGA, ON – The Children’s Aid Society of the Region of Peel (Peel CAS) is putting vital services to residents of Peel Region at risk by refusing to negotiate seriously, the president of the union representing frontline administrative and support staff

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August 26, 2016

CUPE 4914 update

The current Collective Agreement expired on March 31st, 2016. We served notice to bargain in January 2016 and negotiations commenced in February 2016. The parties met with a conciliation officer from the Ministry of Labour on August 24th and 25th, 2016. Unfortunately, late in the afternoon on August 25th, CUPE Local 4914 was forced to request a “No Board Report”

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June 27, 2016

Standing up for high-quality services delivers a Thursday return to work for child care workers at Ottawa YMCA-YWCA centres

After a two-day strike that proved their commitment to high-quality child care, members of Local 2204 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) today ratified a new contract and will return to work at National Capital Region YMCA-YWCA child care centres on Thursday.

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November 14, 2014

CUPE Local 926 approves tentative agreement for striking Wilfrid Laurier University workers

The union for 110 striking custodial staff, groundskeepers and tradespeople at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo has approved a new contract.

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National Secretary-Treasurer Charles Fleury supports striking Essex Library workers

Charles Fleury, National Secretary-Treasurer, led a solidarity rally for striking Essex Library workers on Thursday, July 7, at Essex in South Western Ontario. Brother Fleury along with Ann Jenkins, CUPE Ontario Municipal Employees Coordinating Committee chairperson and Maureen O’Reilly, CUPE Ontario Library committee chairperson participated in the rally to show support for the striking CUPE 2974 members, who have been on strike since June 25.

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