CUPE Municipal workers gather in Moose Jaw

MOOSE JAW: Close to 50 civic workers from across the province are meeting in Moose Jaw today to discuss pressing issues facing municipal workers.

Members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees are gathering for a two day meeting to learn about some key issues facing municipalities and workers, including pensions, privatization and infrastructure.

Highlights include:


Thursday, October 23, 2014

9:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Greetings from Her Worship, Mayor Deb Higgins
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Tom Graham, President CUPE Saskatchewan


Friday, October 24, 2014

9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Cheryl Stadnichuk, CUPE Research Representative, and Jim Holmes, Regina Water Watch, discussing contracting out and public private partnerships.


CUPE, Canada’s largest union, represents nearly 600,000 Canadians from coast-to-coast-to coast, including 120,000 civic employees.

CUPE is committed to enhancing and protecting municipal services, not only on behalf of our members, but on behalf of all Canadians living in urban and rural communities who depend on these services every day.


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