Introduction to Stewarding – 2016 Educational

Introduction to Stewarding What does a CUPE steward do? If you are a new steward and want to learn how to help CUPE members solve workplace problems, this introductory workshop is for you! In this workshop you will learn the role of the steward, investigating workplace problems, CUPE’s structure, filing a grievance, meeting with management, and dealing with workplace complaints.…

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Nominations for 2015 CUPE National Awards

At this year’s CUPE National convention the Grace Hartman Award, the National Disability Rights Activism Award and the Ed Blackman Worker of Colour Award will all be given out. Your chance to nominate someone to receive one of these awards ends August 5, 2015. The nomination forms can be found at the following links: http://cupe.ca/sites/cupe/files/en_grace_hartman_award_2015.pdf http://cupe.ca/sites/cupe/files/en_disability_form_2015_0.pdf http://cupe.ca/sites/cupe/files/en_ed_blackman_award_2015.pdf  

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Indigenous Adoptee Gathering

Submitted by Dale Whitford Greetings everyone. I just like to let everyone know about the Indigenous Adoptee Gathering that happened on Sept. 20-21 in Ottawa (Algonquin territory), and to thank CUPE National for supporting me to attend. About 70 participants from across Canada and the US came together to share and talk about past experiences in either adopted or foster…

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