A new study shows that many employees of Quebec universities are experiencing high levels of psychological stress, a mental and emotional state characterized by depression and anxiety. The study was prepared by Professor Julie Cloutier and doctoral student Sabrina Pellerin, from the School of Management (ESG) at University of Quebec in Montreal (UQAM), for CUPE Quebec’s … Continue reading Quebec university workers report high levels of psychological distress
CUPE 1975 members have voted in favour of job action in a vote held on September 27th and 28th. The main sticking point in negotiations is the pension plan. The university is refusing to talk pensions at the bargaining table and is threatening to make unilateral cuts to the pension plan. The local is looking … Continue reading Local 1975 votes in favour of job action over pension issues at the University of Saskatchewan
CUPE National has identified a variety of short comings concerning how the government is dealing with post secondary education. Please check over the Pamphlet_Time_to_Act_PSE_EN_Final and if you so desire print off a0262_PSE Postcard_EN_Final to send to the Prime Minister.
For years Air Canada flight attendants have been represented by CUPE and now Westjet is coming into the fold. The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) has been issued an interim certification by the Canada Industrial Relations Board (CIRB) to represent 3,000 mainline flight attendants at WestJet. With the majority of WestJet flight attendants having … Continue reading CUPE to represent Westjet !