Updates

November

13 – Bargaining Update – November 13
10 – [DEAR NEW BRUNSWICKERS] Remembrance Day
09 – Local 963 members vote 97.7% to strike
09 – Letter from CBT to the premier and cabinet
09 – CUPE counter offer to employer
08 – Legal Update
07 – [VIDEO] Higgs’ back to work emergency order
07 – [VIDEO] Our counter offer
06 – Membership update
06 – Higgs attempting to create mass confusion in public services to break CUPE strike
05 – Workers need a fair deal from GNB, not intimidation
05 – [FACT OR FICTION] Higgs press conference
05 – Bargaining update
04 – Membership update
04 – [FACT OR FICTION] Government statements on impacts to services
03 – Membership update
03 – Health and safety protocols on the picket lines
03 – Higgs Government using subsitute workers (scabs) to undermine the strike
01 – [DEAR NEW BRUNSWICKERS] Visiting MLA offices

October

31 – [FACT OR FICTION] Higgs’ Oct 29 press conference
30 – Message for CUPE members designated essential
30 – [DEAR NEW BRUNSWICKERS] Thank you for your support
29 – Some CUPE members begin walkout, other members standby for further instructions
29 – [DEAR NEW BRUNSWICKERS] Halloween
27 – [FACT OR FICTION] Higgs Press Conference
27 – Third bargaining update: Higgs walks away and forces strike
25 – Second October 25 Bargaining Update
25 – October 25 Bargaining Update
22 – October 22 Membership Update
20 – The Centralized Bargaining Team met to prepare imminent job action
14 – NOTICE: Follow your collective agreement’s negotiated benefits and rights in the workplace
11 – Take action today and be prepared for future actions
07 – Bargaining Forward: update from the Centralized Bargaining Team
06 – Update from the Centralized Bargaining Team
05 – Local 1190 releases strong strike vote results, it’s time for Higgs to drop concessions
01 – CCNB (Local 5026) vote for strike action, Local 1190 starts voting today

September

28 – Healthcare workers release strong strike vote result, more locals’ results coming
21 – Four more CUPE locals release strike vote results
17 – Higgs tries stall tactics, CUPE locals forge ahead
15 – Planning continues, more details on voting dates for CUPE locals
14 – Strong strike mandate from three CUPE locals, votes continue for other locals
10 – CUPE to government: respect our members’ right to vote in the strike
03 – Government walks away from centralized bargaining , province-wide strike votes will start on September 7th
02 – CUPE team pushes back on another Treasury Board attempt to get concessions
01 – No response from government today, membership mobilizing remains key

August

31 – Frustrating exchanges – government is not taking members’ needs seriously enough
26 – Some progress made in bargaining, dates secured for next week
20 – Meeting dates for centralized bargaining
18 – CUPE bargaining teams agree to centralized bargaining on wage mandate

Picket Locations

Click here for a list today’s picket locations

Click for picket locations

Click on the map of picket locations

CUPE Strike Headquarters

We encourage strikers to go to the Strike Headquarter in your region to begin their strike day. From here, you will receive information, materials, directions, and help on topics such as picket duty check-in, internal communications, picket locations, and more. Click on the image below for the full addresses of the strike HQ locations throughout the province.

Click on the map to find the addresses of Strike Headquarters (blue markers) and Satellite Headquarters (yellow markers)

Strike Resources

CUPE Picket Captain training materials

Internal communication tool

Signal secure texting app. click on the image to download the app on your cellphone. Once you get to the strike headquarters, you will be invited to join the HQ mass chat group.

Show your support

Solidarity Statements

CUPE Nova Scotia

CUPE Newfoundland and Labrador

 

 

Customs and Immigration Union (PSAC)

Imprint Youth Association

Ontario School Board Council of Unions (CUPE)

Clinic 554

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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