Workers in Emergency Medical Services perform life-saving work. The role of dispatchers and paramedics is critical in responding to 911 calls and ensuring people in crisis receive the medical attention they need.
CUPE 4392 launches public campaign to restore day programs for adults with developmental disabilities
CUPE 4392 launches public campaign to restore day programs for adults with developmental disabilities CUPE 4392, who represents workers at Community Living Guelph Wellington, has launched a new online campaign in response to an abrupt closure of six day program sites that support adults with developmental disabilities. “Parents and caregivers, workers in developmental services, and community [...]
CUPE stands against anti-Black racism Over the past months, the Black Lives Matter movement has risen up across the world. After centuries of injustice, Black people and others have organized to demand an end to racism. This movement has brought hope. But it has also opened old wounds. And it has forced all of [...]
New federal guidelines are one more important step towards national pharmacare CUPE says new federal guidelines to regulate the cost of prescription drugs are an important step towards a national pharmacare program. The Patented Medicines Prices Review Board (PMPRB) released new guidelines on Friday, October 23, 2020, governing the cost of patented medicines in Canada. CUPE is [...]
CUPE welcomes the Ontario government’s move towards a four-hour care standard in long-term care The Ontario government’s commitment to a four-hour care standard in long-term care homes is welcome, says the union representing 35,000 long-term care workers in the province. Candace Rennick, the Secretary-Treasurer of CUPE Ontario, said the union is pleased that the government is [...]