Baby Food Drive – at the BBQ

Baby Food Drive – at the BBQ

CUPE 951 – proudly supporting 1UP VICTORIA SINGLE PARENT RESOURCE CENTRE Bring a donation of BABY FOOD, FORMULA OR DIAPERS (ALL SIZES, CAN NEVER HAVE ENOUGH!) and all baby friendly (and necessary!) toiletries; lotions, balms, creams, etc http://www.singleparentvictoria.ca BRING ITEMS TO THE CUPE 951 BBQ JUNE 21, 2017   COMMONS BLOCK Other items will be gratefully accepted, toys, new or gently…

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What CPP expansion means for you

What CPP expansion means for you

In June, Canada’s federal and provincial finance ministers reached a historic agreement to expand the Canada Pension Plan (CPP). With pension plans under attack and private savings not delivering for most workers, this news is much needed and long overdue. Canadians are facing a real retirement crisis and CPP expansion is a step in the right direction. Changes to the CPP do not come easy.…

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Top 10 Union advantages over non-union workplaces

Top 10 Union advantages over non-union workplaces

After declining for many years, support for unions has rebounded since the financial crisis. A growing number of Canadians also say they’d like to join a union. These are some of the reasons why: 1. Higher wages. On average unionized workers are paid $5.40 an hour or 23 per cent more than those who aren’t members of a union. The union advantage…

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BC Fed Occupational Health and Safety workshops

BC Fed Occupational Health and Safety workshops

  November 2016 – Victoria BC   Contact:  Cathrine Jansen, CUPE 951 Education Chair, ctjansen@uvic.ca  or local 4989 (250-472-4989) if interested in any of these.   We will be offering two spots for each of these courses:   Women’s Health & Safety in the Workplace – Nov. 8, 2016 (8:30-4:30) —>  ZERO Registered with 14 seats remaining!  Prerequisite:  Occupational Health & Safety Part…

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