UPDATE: STRIKE AVERTED AT HMECU

**STRIKE AVERTED AT HMECU!!! A big shout out to the Bargaining Team and the Staff Reps for the incredibly long hard day, and working through the night to reach a tentative agreement! Much appreciation to all those who supported COPE Local 343 over the last few weeks in solidarity actions!...

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Lyndon George presented with the Liz Fong Activist Award 2021

View the 2021 Liz Fong Activist Award About the award In honour of her service to the membership and the Labour movement, COPE Local 343 established the Liz Fong Activist Award. As an activist involved in the Local for decades, and the longest serving President of Local 343, Liz Fong...

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Statement from the Executive Board Regarding Anti-Black Racism

Dear Sisters, Brothers, and Comrades, The death of George Floyd in America was the result of inhumane police brutality that is perpetuated by the institutional culture of white supremacy. Regis Korchinski-Paquet, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, George Floyd and Tony McDade have all died at the hands of, or during interactions...

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Affiliations

Just as workers unite in a union to protect their rights and advance their issues, unions can affiliate with labour organizations to further the aims and objectives of the labour movement at municipal, provincial, national and international levels. Affiliation means that the union pays a fee either based on its...

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