Health and Safety Practices while Working During a Pandemic – ALL SECTORS

If you’re working during this pandemic, it’s essential that your employer takes additional health and safety precautions to limit exposure to the virus that causes COVID-19. This applies whether you are returning to the workplace, or you never left.   The following provides general guidance and leading practices for CUPE members to consider as we continue to work through…

National Indigenous Peoples Day

 Jun 21, 2020 National Indigenous Peoples Day is an annual opportunity to honour and celebrate the diverse cultures of First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples.  On June 21, Indigenous peoples will be celebrating in their communities and graciously sharing their ceremonies, customs and heritage with people across the country. As Canada’s largest union, we acknowledge and respect the…

CUPE Constitution

AS AMENDED AT THE 2019 NATIONAL CONVENTION The CUPE Constitution determines the union’s objectives and how the union operates. It forms the basis for the functioning of the more than 2,300 CUPE local unions across Canada. The Canadian Union of Public Employees is Canada’s largest union. CUPE represents 700,000 workers in a wide range of occupations from coast to coast. CUPE is a democratic union in…