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Edmonton Public Schools has renewed a deal to host and administer the Confucius Institute Edmonton — an organization with ties to China’s Communist government that has proven controversial in Western nations. The five-year deal, inked in Beijing in October, continues the decade-long relationship between the public school district and the Confucius Institute’s Headquarters, known as Hanban. […]

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EVENT OVERVIEW The National Bargaining Conference will provide local leadership with opportunities to develop skills and share strategies for success in bargaining. Stronger bargaining means more effective unions, better working conditions and healthier communities. The conference builds on CUPE’s steadfast bargaining policy of “no concessions,” and will feature training in strategic planning processes that will help members […]

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12 THINGS YOU CAN DO TO FIGHT VIOLENCE IN THE WORKPLACE Download a printable version of these tips. 1. Raise the profile of the issue  Post CUPE’s “It’s not part of the job” poster on union notice boards. We also have stickers and buttons you can order. Download the poster Order the poster Order stickers Order buttons 2. Empower your members Make sure they know their […]

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