Christmas Party

CUPE Local 1656 has invited all CUPE Local 1883 members to their Christmas party on November 18! Below is the invitation. If you are interested in attending, please e-mail Rebecca Miller by October 21 with details of people attending.


Upcoming Education Opportunity

Are you interested in becoming a Steward? Are you a Steward who hasn’t yet taken Introduction to Stewarding?

There is an upcoming Introduction to Stewarding workshop being held in Kitchener on October 29th and 30th.

In this workshop you will learn:

  • the role of the steward
  • investigating workplace problems
  • CUPE’s structure
  • filing a grievance
  • meeting with management
  • dealing with workplace complaints

Let us know if you’re interested in attending by sending your request to the Education Committee.

CUPE 4914 Picket Line

CUPE Local 1883 stands behind our Brothers and Sisters of CUPE 4914.
Below are some photos from their picket line. As events come up to support them, we will post and distribute on our website, Facebook and Twitter pages.

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Rally for Decent Work – October 1

On October 1st, join the ‘once in a generation’ opportunity – the CUPE Ontario Rally for Decent Work at Queen’s Park where Union members and community activists from across the province will be coming together to demand changes to the Labour Relations Act and demand that the government make meaningful changes to labour law and employment standards that would benefit all working people; for both union and non-union. A bus is leaving from Guelph that will get you to AND from the event – more details at the link below!



Health & Safety and Injured Workers Conference 2016

Are you a part of the Union Health & Safety or Return-to-Work/WSIB committee or are interested in learning more and are committed to joining either committee, and are interested in attending this years Health & Safety and Injured Workers Conference in Niagara Falls from October 25 – 29, 2016? We have the ability to send one member to this conference.

Please e-mail Susan Matthews with your interest by September 16.

Upcoming Education Opportunity!

Are you interested in learning more about Challenging Racism, Understanding Mental Health, Challenging Homophobia, Note Taking or Taking on Privatization? Take part in the Hamilton CUPE Council School on September 24 and 25!

More information is available here.

If you are interested in attending, please submit a request to the Education Committee by clicking here by Sept. 1.