Equality Statement

Union solidarity is based on the principle that union members are equal and deserve mutual respect at all levels. Any behaviour that creates conflict prevents us from working together to strengthen our union. As unionists, mutual respect, cooperation and understanding are our goals. We should neither condone nor tolerate behaviour that undermines the dignity or … Read more …

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Why Unions?

Union jobs benefit everyone Having a union on your side makes your job and your workplace safer and fairer. Your employer pays you better and is more likley to provide benefits that help you balance work with life at home. Your health and ability to do your job become important, and your right to fair … Read more …

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Who is CUPE Local 2316

CUPE Local 2316 is the Bargaining Agent for Workers at the Children’s Aid Society of Toronto. Our members come from various backgrounds and reflect the diversity of the communities they serve. CUPE 2316 has over 750 members which are all dedicated to serving their communities in Toronto to ensure children are safe in our communities. … Read more …

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CUPE History

A history of standing up for jobs and services In thousands of work places and communities across Canada, public sector workers know what it means to have control over their work lives. They are the 500,000 members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), Canada’s biggest and fastest growing union. Dynamism, strength and militancy … Read more …

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