2019 CUPE Atlantic Weeklong School

Weeklong School: Registration open now!

October 27 to November 1 This is a school for activists new and old, who want to take-on austerity, tackle #metoo, and strengthen their bargaining power. Grow your local’s ability to mobilize, learn how to be an effective leader, stop harassment and gendered violence in the workplace. See workshop descriptions below. Registration deadline: September 23, 2019 Fees … Read more…

CUPE advocates against violence faced by workers in health care

On June 4, 2019, Jenna Brookfield, CUPE health and safety officer for the Atlantic region, testified to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Health about the critical issue of violence faced by workers in the health care sector. The purpose of the committee is to help develop recommendations to the federal government so it can, in partnership … Read more…

Public Town Halls June 4-5 in Antigonish and New Glasgow to discuss the twinning of Highway 104

Media release Halifax – Please join us for a town hall about the proposed Pictou-Antigonish stretch of Highway 104. The two events take place in Antigonish on June 4 and in New Glasgow on June 5. “The provincial government wants to hand over ownership and operation of the new stretch of highway to a private, … Read more…