Cupe Extension Agreement

The single fund, approved in 2017 by the former Liberal government in a contract renewal, expired in August, with no guarantee that it would continue. Doug Ford`s government has agreed to reinstate funds that will help restore more than 1,000 CUPE jobs. CUPE Newfoundland and Labrador declined the two-year contract extension agreed to by NAPE management in December. The Union of Canadian Public Employees has rejected the provincial government`s request to extend its current collective agreement for a further two years. Instead, they are asking to come back to the negotiating table. Thousands of school employees in Ontario are receiving a one per cent increase, job protection guarantees and millions of dollars in funding to create and restore jobs – thanks to a last-minute agreement with the government to avoid a general strike. In votes across Ontario, education workers represented by the Union of Canadian Public Employment (CUPE) ratified a contract renewal that governs central and local agreements until August 31, 2019. The agreement was reached in late December with the Province of Ontario and the Council of Trustee Associations (CTA). The agreement was ratified by a majority of the members and a majority of CUPE`s 110 participating bargaining units in this sector. “The government has asked us to extend our agreement without discussing local or sectoral issues.” CUPE N.L.

President Sherry Hillier said in a statement. “That`s not how unions work. During our fall pre-bargaining tour, our members made it clear that they wanted the opportunity to negotiate a fair collective agreement…

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