The Ontario Council of Hospital Unions/CUPE, the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions, and Green Jobs Oshawa have issued a statement in response to both federal and Ontario governments’ media release that 3M will make N95 masks in Brockville.Read More
Aug 4, 2020
Education workers demand more funding for post-COVID schoolsRead More
Mar 31, 2020
Ontario health care workers aren’t receiving the personal protective equipment (PPE), training, and frank communication from the provincial government that they need to safely care for COVID-19 patients.Read More
Nov 26, 2019
Photos and more from OCHU’s week-long leader educational in Kingston, November 25-29, 2019.
Shown here: Susan Thornton from St. Joseph’s hospital in Hamilton talks about her experience as a leader in the 10 day illegal strike by CUPE hospital staff in 1981. Susan was convicted of contempt of court for refusing to obey a court order to send her members back to work.
Nov 6, 2019
On September 16, 2019, forty-six thousand defiant General Motors (GM) workers streamed out on strike. This eruption of long-festering worker anger and frustrations was directed not only at a corporation that had treated its workforce so shabbily, but also at the often-complicit role of their own union.Read More
November 3 @ 9:00 am - November 5 @ 5:00 pm EST