CUPE 1281 Statement on workplace closure at The Centre for Women & Trans People (York University)

(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 2017

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

CUPE 1281 convention highlights

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.

CUPE 1281 hosts successful convention

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!