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Stop Workplace Sexual Violence

Tuesday, December 4th, 2018|Categories: Archived 2019, Public News|

CUPE is committed to addressing and preventing sexual violence at work and recognizes that everyone has a right to work in a safe environment. Sexual violence is any act targeting a person’s sexuality, gender expression or gender identity that is committed, attempted or threatened [...]

CUPE marks the International Day for Persons with Disabilities

Monday, December 3rd, 2018|Categories: Archived 2019, Public News|

On December 3, we draw attention to discrimination and barriers in our workplaces and communities, and we recommit to a disability rights agenda. People with disabilities experience higher rates of poverty, unemployment, discrimination, incarceration, harassment and violence. Those marginalized by racism, sexism, homophobia [...]

World AIDS Day

Friday, November 30th, 2018|Categories: Archived 2019, Public News|

On December 1, World AIDS Day, CUPE renews its commitment to breaking down barriers for people with AIDS and HIV. Our union continues to support the global AIDS movement that struggles against discrimination and fights for improvements in public treatment programs. Poverty, violence and other forms of marginalization mean the impacts of [...]

Add your voice to the fight against racism

Wednesday, November 28th, 2018|Categories: Archived 2019, Public News|

CUPE welcomes the federal government’s consultations on racism and systemic discrimination and encourages members to take part. These consultations will inform the development of a national anti-racism strategy, which was announced in the federal government’s 2018 Budget. Racism is deeply embedded in cultural norms, [...]

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