Convention is less than two weeks away!
CUPE Ontario’s convention begins May 23 in Windsor. For details, visit cupe.on.ca/convention2012
If you cannot attend but want to keep up on all the action, follow @CUPEOntario on Twitter and watch our Facebook page for photos and updates!
Support Bill 13 and Gay-Straight Alliances
Join CUPE Ontario President Fred Hahn and Secretary-Treasurer Candace Rennick on Saturday for the GSA OK! Rally.
Show your support for Bill 13 and help stop LGBT bullying.
Queen’s Park, 1:00 p.m.
Saturday, May 12
Click Here to download the poster
Send a new letter to your MPP today!
On Monday a new letter that you can send to your MPP about the 2012 Ontario Budget was posted at Budget.MessageYourMPP.ca
The 2012 Ontario budget, released on March 27, will increase poverty, kill jobs and hurt communities without fixing the economy. It includes cuts to almost every sector in a misguided attempt to eliminate the deficit.
Click Here to send your MPP an electronic message and let them know they need to fix the budget.
Take action to protect local health care
This week, the Ontario Health Coalition began a series of town hall meetings.
“It is urgent that ordinary Ontarians from across this province stand up and take action to protect universal and fair access public nonprofit health care services for all people in need,” says Natalie Mehra, Director of the Ontario Health Coalition.
Click Here for dates and locations
CUPE Local 966 on strike!
Because of strong-arm tactics by the Region of Peel, members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 966, Ontario Works unit, were forced to go on strike at midnight, Thursday, May 3.
Click Here for more information
Support Lincoln County Humane Society workers!
CUPE Local 1287 has been on strike since February 24 in a struggle to prevent the employer from creating a two-tiered workforce that would see new employees paid less and get no benefits.
Join them on the picket line or send support to CUPE Local 1287 Strike Fund, 133 Front Street North, Thorold, ON L2V 0A3
Click Here for more information and to send a solidarity letter in support of the workers