Workplace Health and Safety Centre Student Scholarships

Workplaces and public spaces, including schools, are the frontline of escalating physical violence, threats, bullying, and harassment. These hazards are creating incredibly unsafe and unhealthy work, learning and living environments, often leading to physical and mental injuries for those exposed. The Workers Health & Safety Centre is asking Ontario high school students, many who are already working, to share their insight and experiences with workplace violence and harassment. In doing so, they Read more [...]

CUPE Ontario – Raise the Rates Campaign

"The Raise the Rates Campaign is calling on local communities to challenge MPPs during the week of May 18.  MPPs will be in their constituency offices that week, making it an ideal time to challenge the austerity and growing poverty being imposed in the province.   The Liberals have long presented themselves as a kinder alternative to the Tories, but in reality are imposing a range of cuts on poor people and communities. In a recent announcement, the province cynically spun a reduced commitment Read more [...]

CUPE 2276 – Needs Your Support!

"Every day, the skilled and dedicated developmental service workers at Community Living Port Colborne-Wainfleet help make it possible for the individuals they support to live full lives. But faced with mismanagement, an employer who disrespects them, and enormous workloads, they can’t provide high quality care. Tell management: it’s time to care for the people who support people with developmental disabilities." "Please write to Community Living and call on them to value the vital work Read more [...]

Support Striking Workers of CUPE Local 2276

"The members of CUPE 2276 are proud to empower and support people with intellectual disabilities. But their employer won’t even ensure enough staff so workers can go home at the end of a shift. Instead of being able to reliably care for their own families and loved ones after an eight-hour day, these front-line workers are often “stuck on shift” for up to 36 hours with no one to relieve them. That means not being able to pick up their kids or take care of their parents – and it also means Read more [...]