On Friday December 20, 2019, outgoing members of the Canadian Media Guild (CMG) executive board made a number of incendiary and unfounded allegations against our unionized CMG staff, CUPE 1281 and our CUPE National Staff Representatives. Such needlessly inflammatory statements do nothing to bring the Parties closer to concluding a Collective Agreement that’s been outstanding since 2016 nor to repair … Read More
MEDIA RELEASE “CUPE 1281 is Fighting Back Against the Ford PSE Agenda” For Immediate Release January 27th, 2019 The Executive of CUPE Local 1281 joins the chorus of post-secondary students and workers on post-secondary education campuses to condemn the attacks from the Ford Government announced on January 17th. University and college students in Ontario now face a precarious and … Read More
(November 23, 2017) This statement is to inform the York University community of the current situation at the Centre for Women and Trans People (CWTP-York), to dispel inaccurate information or misinformed perceptions which may negatively impact our members. As the union representing the Centre’s two staff, CUPE 1281’s main concern is to defend these workers from negative repercussions resulting from … Read More
Run for Palestine is an annual 5k race where participants fundraise in solidarity with palestinean people. This year, a group of participants has signed up to run as part of a CUPE 1281 team. Make a donation through the CUPE 1281 team by clicking here. If you are interested in joining us, you have to sign up for the race … Read More
On Monday June 12th, delegates from across all sub-locals met for CUPE 1281’s annual convention. Thank you for all your support in making this convention happen.
On Monday July 4th, delegates from across all sub-locals met for CUPE 1281’s annual convention.Thank you for all your support in making this convention happen. There were 54 attendees present (including 3 staff, 1 chair, and 1 guest) and 31 different workplaces were represented!