Over 700 lost jobs…

Over 700 to lose jobs at Montreal’s Mabe dryer plant: Slumping sales in the States, along with a high Canadian dollar have forced a Mexican multinational to slash 740 Montreal factory jobs, it was announced. The factory had already transferred about 30 percent of its […]

NDP Leadership 2012

On March 24th, 2012 New Democrats will help elect a new leader of our party. This leadership convention is vital not just to the party but also to the labour movement. Labour needs a strong New Democratic Party and we need a leader of that […]

Paper mill vs ‘job blackmail’

Published Chronicle HeraldBy Brett Bundale Paper mill workers’ unions vow to stand up against ‘job blackmail’.  In an industry marred by pink slips, mill shutdowns and production cuts, a group of forestry workers is banding together against “job blackmail.” Resolute Forest Products Inc. mill workers […]

CAW, CEP Talk…

CAW, CEP Talk About Creating New Larger UnionPublished The Huffington Post Canada 
 By Rachel Mendleson In the face of diminishing power and a hostile economic climate, two of Canada’s largest labour unions are considering joining forces and rebuilding from the ground up. The Canadian […]

Biggest merger ever?

The Star. Two of the country’s most prominent unions are quietly holding merger talks in what could become the biggest consolidation in Canadian labour history. In a response to harder times for organized labour in a tough economy, leaders of the Canadian Auto Workers union […]

Mayor’s boycott of Star reporters…

 Mayor’s boycott of Toronto Star reporters a threat to all journalists: The union representing journalists, and other employees, at the Toronto Star is throwing its weight behind complaints against Toronto Mayor Rob Ford’s boycott of Star reporters. Paul Morse, president of Local 87-M of the […]

CEP Women’s Conference

CEP women’s conference targets violence against women. Highlights include address by the Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean. Dec. 6th march and rally. One of Canada’s largest unions, the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union, is bringing together more than 350 women from across Canada for a conference […]

Camps fall…

Toronto, Ottawa camps fall to police backed by bylaws: The Occupy movement in Canada changed fundamentally Wednesday with the removal of protesters in both the country’s largest city and its capital.

This follows removals of camps in Calgary, Quebec City and Victoria on Tuesday, and the […]


Mexico City: CEP President Dave Coles joins telecom and IT union leaders in Mexico at a rally for Atento call centre workers who are fighting to form a union. Ontario Administrative Vice-President Barb Dolan also attended the rally and is meeting with the Mexican Labour […]

Support Rally

The Officers Of The CEP Region Invite You To A Strike Support Rally And BBQ. CEP members at Ming Pao, members of Local 87M have been on strike since September 21st, 2011. We are asking you to join us in support of our Sisters and […]

Newspaper On Strike

Ming Pao workers fight for first contract at Toronto newspaper: Members of CEP Local 87-M went on strike September 21st against Ming Pao, a large Chinese language newspaper in Toronto, in what has become a tough fight over basic union rights. The 135 members have […]

Harper Can’t be Trusted

Welcome to CEP’s “Election 2011” campaign page. Here you will find out about the issues our union wants covered in this election, our position on those issues and our views on other election issues as they arise. After five years of fighting for jobs and […]

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