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Welcome to CUPE 2974 - Welcome to the official CUPE 2974 website. We are continuing to look at any and all ways of connecting and communicating with our members, and we are happy to provide this site as a springboard to a more united workforce. This site will continue to act as a central hub of sharing as much news ... Read more
Support Bill 191: Give frontline workers the support they deserve - Our frontline workers are heroes. They are taking care of our communities during this crisis, and we need to make sure we take care of them. Currently, COVID-19 related WSIB claims are adjudicated on a case-by-case basis. Frontline workers who are sick must prove that their contraction of COVID-19 was work-related. This is unacceptable. Frontline ... Read more
Our future with COVID-19 - To our valued members, our union brothers and sisters, our friends and family… As we enter into an increasingly stressful and challenging time, it is important to try and stay informed with the barrage of continuously changing information and newly implemented measures by the federal and provincial governments, as well as the employer. I have ... Read more
Policy change approved by County council - Attendance Wellness changes Hit the link above to view the recently proposed, and since passed change to the Attendance Wellness Program. Previously if you were entered in to the Attendance Wellness Program due to absences, it required 1 quarter of satisfactory attendance to downgrade any 1 level within the program or be removed entirely. With ... Read more
Unemployed Help Centre of Windsor - We are proud to support the Unemployed Help Centre of Windsor with a recent donation delivered by local President, Ian Nash. The UHC aids several food banks across Essex County and serves as a vital resource centre for members of the public in search of employment. The UHC was supportive of our 2974 brothers and ... Read more
Bounce Back – mental health assistance - We just recently learned of an existing program called “Bounce Back” through the Canadian Mental Health Association. It is an Ontario non-profit organization that commits to making mental health care easily reachable for all. The program will work with you through telephone coaching, workbooks and online videos to assist those in need of better coping ... Read more
OMERS changes - Click on the link to view an Update on proposed OMERS changes