At the Union
Carpenters join CEP
Plaster Rock, N.B.(April 23, 2013) -- President Kent Le Bel and the executive of one of CEP's newest Locals -- Local 5080 -- show off their CEP Charter at a "meet and greet", held April 17 in Plaster Rock, following a meeting with CEP Atlantic Regional Vice-President Chuck Shewfelt and Administrative Vice-President Rino Ouellet (right).
Canada needs an energy strategy
OTTAWA (April 23, 2013) -- CEP Assistant to the President Fred Wilson and CAW Economist Jim Stanford today presented submissions to the House of Commons Natural Resources Committee studying diversivication, jobs, and sustainability.
Grassroots Solidarity at the Toronto Star
TORONTO-- Workers at the Toronto Star are sticking together as the paper undergoes lay offs and continues to contract out work. Stuart Laidlaw, chair of the unit that represents the Toronto Star newsroom within CEP local 87M, reports on recent acts of grassroots solidarity.
Letter to Minister Jim Flaherty on Labour Fund Tax Credit
On behalf of the 120 000 members of the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada (CEP), we wish to inform you of our disagreement with the phase-out of the tax credit for small savers who choose to invest in labour funds.
On April 28, mark the national Day of Mourning
Letter from National President Dave Coles on the National Day of Mourning 2013
Solidarity work lets us tackle tough issues, together
My name is Cassandra Kresse, I work at Suncor Energy in Fort McMurray, AB and I am the Western region representative on the CEP National Young Workers Committee. Recently, I participated in an international solidarity delegation with the Humanity Fund to review some of the projects that this program supports.
Progress Report on the CAW-CEP New Union Project
Work towards the formation of a new Canadian union, integrating the Canadian Auto Workers (CAW) and the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers union (CEP), is continuing at a busy pace.
Meaningful Work for Meaningful Lives
VICTORIA – Two keynote speakers shared with CEP delegates the importance of setting and respecting national standards on psychological health and safety in the workplace. Their presentation on Tuesday, April 9 laid the groundwork for understanding the basic requirements for workplaces to be healthy and safe for workers.
Stephen Lewis speaks to the labour movement
Canadian unions have long supported the Stephen Lewis Foundation with a shared commitment to social justice, women's equality, and international solidarity.
Celebrate Earth Day on April 22!
Letter from National President Dave Coles on Earth Day 2013
Michael Landsberg: Talking about mental health is first step to healing
VICTORIA – The enthusiastic host of TSN's Off the record, Michael Landsberg shared his experience overcoming depression and mental illness with CEP delegates attending a health and safety conference in Victoria. Landsberg's keynote address on Monday, April 8 was a first-hand account of his experience in identifying and healing depression.
Welcome to CEP's Health and Safety Conference: What is this all about?
Today marks the first day of CEP's health and safety conference taking place until Wednesday, April 10th. About 200 delegates have arrived in Victoria, BC to take part in the conference and attend many workshops and discussions.
No to the wrecking of our Employment Insurance!
MONTREAL – In Québec, a large demonstration is being organized under the campaign against Employment Insurance reform. CEP members are actively taking part in the Québec Coalition against Employment Insurance Reform to try to counter the measures taken by the Stephen Harper government that run against the interests of workers.
Bell Aliant Clerical Bargaining Unit - Results of CEP Ballot Count
BELL ALIANT CLERICAL BARGAINING UNIT, RESULTS OF CEP BALLOT COUNT
11th Annual CEP Ontario Region Charity Golf Classic
Over the past ten years the CEP Charity Golf Classic has brought together members, sponsors, volunteers and employers from across the Region and our Union. Together we have raised over $305,000.00 for the Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Association of Canada, a noteworthy accomplishment.
Support Fair Work Saskatchewan
If the Saskatchewan Employment Act (Bill 85) becomes law, the rights and responsibilities of every Saskatchewan worker will be affected.
Letter from Dave Coles to Saskatchewan Minister of Labour Relations and Workplace Safety
This letter is the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada’s (CEP) reply to the Saskatchewan Employment Act (Bill 85).
10th CEP National Women's Conference
CEP's 10th National Women's Conference will take place at the Delta Hotel in Ottawa from June 20 to 22, 2013.
Information on CEP's Media Council
The CEP Media Conference will begin on Friday, May 3 at 7 pm, ending on Sunday, May 5 at noon.