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CUPE National - CUPE divisions are stepping up to support CUPE’s National Disaster Relief Fund, with all proceeds going directly to the communities impacted by this disaster. CUPE Ontario has pledged $25,000; CUPE BC will donate $20,000; and CUPE Quebec will donate $10,000.
Following consultation with CUPE Alberta, CUPE National established a CUPE National Disaster Relief Fund – Wildfires in Northern Alberta. The fund will hold donations from CUPE divisions and locals across the country.
TORONTO, ON – CUPE’s 55,000 education workers are lauding a significant Ontario Superior Court victory, after several unions challenged the constitutionality of Bill 115. The court challenge was filed in 2013 after Bill 115 stripped workers in the education sector of their rights to bargain collectively. The challenge was postponed in 2014 at the request of the province, and resumed in December, 2015.
QUEEN'S PARK - Ontario NDP Education Critic Lisa Gretzky released the following statement in response to the Ontario Superior Courts ruling in favour of the Charter challenge to Bill 115:
The court found that the Ontario government's Bill 115 imposed in the fall of 2012 was a violation of the collective bargaining rights of education unions!
courtesy: Village Media
TORONTO - The Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario (ETFO) ,Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) and other education unions won a major court victory at the Ontario Superior Court of Justice Wednesday.
The court found that the Ontario government's Bill 115 imposed in the fall of 2012 was a violation of the collective bargaining rights of education unions.