ACTION Required from L1287 Members

Dear CUPE 1287 members, There are 2 campaigns that CUPE Ontario is asking CUPE members to join in on: 1) Child Care members need our help. The campaign is: Child Care - Keep It Safe - Keep It Sustainable In Niagara Region, our Registered Early Childhood Educators (RECE), transitioned doing their job in the Child Care Centres to doing Emergency Child Care for Essential workers. However they were not on the list for Pandemic Pay. Now with the upcoming Child Care Centres being re-opened Read more [...]

Message from President #3 re: COVID-19

Dear Members of CUPE 1287, Across our membership and various CUPE 1287 Units, we are going through a number of different transitions. Bottom line, our CUPE 1287 members are staying strong for their co-workers, their communities, the public and yes, for our most vulnerable population. THANK YOU!! It can’t be said enough. Some Units are experiencing lay-off. Some front-line Units are/will be receiving hourly premiums due to working directly with the public during this pandemic, while Read more [...]

Message from President #2, re: COVID-19

Dear Members of CUPE 1287, I know that we are all working hard and being asked to do things that we never thought we would be asked to do. It can’t be said enough, Thank you.  The work that you all continue to do is not going unnoticed.  Our clients and the communities that we live in need the supports that we, as members of CUPE 1287 provide every day in our jobs.  Each and every one of us is stressed, worried, frustrated…and the uncertainty goes on. There have been individual emails Read more [...]

Message from President #1, re: COVID-19

Dear Members of CUPE 1287, “These are unprecedented times.”  We will continue to hear this in the media, at work, from  our various levels of government and yes from our Union. With that out of the way, let’s get down to the heart of your president’s message. I want to acknowledge the concerns that our members have been bringing to the union office as  well as their unions representatives in the various workplaces that CUPE 1287 represents.    I want to assure the members that Read more [...]