The Local By-laws in conjunction with the National Constitution govern the conduct of your Union. To learn more – copies are available in the links below.
Local 1063 – By-Laws
National Constitution 2013
As many of you know, the Employer has stated many times that it wants to take a “cautious” and gradual approach to having employees return to the office. Until recently, the plan was to move to Phase Three in October, with all … Continue reading
Please click the link below to read the 2020 member survey. 200626 CUPE WCB Summary Report
By now you have received the email from Jamie Hall outlining the Employer’s Recovery Plan. In the email, Jamie indicated that starting Monday, May 25, your manager will contact you to have a discussion and ask you a series of … Continue reading
As some of you may know, WCB Leadership has created a Recovery Planning Committee to assist with the WCB operationally coming back online as Manitoba’s Public Health unit lessens the Covid-19 restrictions. Your union was notified of the creation of … Continue reading
In the spirit of openness and transparency, I would like to share with you, our members, a letter that I forwarded today to the WCB’s Chief Financial Officer, Andria McCaughan, regarding the organization’s plans to resume “normal” business operations. This … Continue reading
STATE OF THE UNION UPDATE To the membership of CUPE Local 1063 Despite finding ourselves in unusual and stressful times due to the COVID-19 crisis, I still feel it’s important for us to discuss a number developments and concerns that … Continue reading
Earlier today, Premier Brian Pallister suggested that public sector employees deemed non-essential will need to work part-time to help divert funds to front-line services in the province. One scenario he proposed included employees working two days a week and applying … Continue reading
As mentioned in our previous updates, the Union’s position from the start of the COVID-19 crisis is that no member should be negatively affected by the current circumstances we find ourselves in, either through a loss of salary or use of … Continue reading
CUPE Local 1063 is working to ensure the safety and health of all its members. See below to view the correspondence between Local 1063 President, Dennis Kshyk and WCB President & CEO, Winston Maharaj.
CUPE LOCAL 1063 COVID-19 Q & A In the past week we have received many questions and concerns from members regarding their health and safety, protection of their salary and benefits, and many other issues. We have tried to respond … Continue reading
What is COVID-19? COVID-19 is caused by a virus from the same family as the SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome) coronavirus. According to Health Canada, coronaviruses (CoV) are a large family of viruses that can cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases.
SECTION 1: PURPOSE OF GUIDE The purpose of this guide is to provide CUPE members with a singular source of up-to-date information related to COVID-19 and occupational health and safety. This content will be maintained online and updated as needed.
Beginning promptly at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, 15 May 1919, between 25,000 and 30,000 Winnipeg workers walked out on a general strike. Work stopped quickly at the big railway shops and yards across the city, while and all factory production ceased. … Continue reading
Representatives of the major unions representing Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) workers in Canada met to discuss issues that impact injured workers, employers and employees of workers compensation boards. The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), National Union of Public and General … Continue reading
Labour Day is an opportunity for all of us to celebrate the progress and gains that workers have made in Canada and around the world. As we enjoy the last long weekend of summer with friends and family, let’s also … Continue reading
Today is the day when workers around the world take to the streets to commemorate the historic struggle for an eight‑hour workday, and to voice their demands for decent work and a life of dignity and respect. CUPE recognizes International … Continue reading
CUPE’S National Health and Safety Committee first proposed the creation of a national Day of Mourning 34 years ago. That idea came to fruition in 1991 when the federal government passed legislation to establish April 28th as the Day of Mourning. … Continue reading
The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives MB released a report today The Collapse of P3 Giant Carillion and Its Implications. Summary: The report, by University Economist Dr. John Loxley, explains the role Carillion has played in the UK’s longtime use … Continue reading
Charles Fleury | National Secretary-Treasurer At the bargaining table, governments and employers across the country continue to ask for more and offer less in return. To strengthen the power of our members during bargaining, delegates at the 2017 National Convention passed a … Continue reading
The economy has been growing strongly, but wages haven’t. The failure of wages to rise more strongly has puzzled economists and frustrated many workers. But conditions appear to be changing, with signs wages are trending up. Workers deserve higher wage … Continue reading
As the summer comes to an unofficial close with its last long weekend, let us celebrate Labour Day by rededicating ourselves to our goal of improving working conditions for our members and all workers in Canada. Many of us will be … Continue reading
The Canadian Union of Public Employers (CUPE) and its 650,000 members across Canada refuse to stay silent in the face of white supremacy, bigotry, and the racist violence it spurred this past weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia. CUPE condemns these hateful … Continue reading