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CUPE Local 1764 became a chartered union on October 3, 1974.

We are usually referred to as the inside workers of the Regional Municipality of Durham.

From Registered Early Childhood Educators, Dental Hygienists, Clerks and Planners to Paramedics, the members that make up Local 1764 are the technical and professional backbone of the Region and provide support to its residents in many different capacities. The 159 different classifications that make up our Local are all unique in the services that they provide.

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From pension “drop outs” to being kicked out

Mark Janson | CUPE Research Last year, Canada’s federal and provincial governments made a historic deal to modestly expand the benefits provided by the Canada Pension Plan (CPP). This agreement is good news and something CUPE strongly supports. Yet, when the government tabled the legislative changes needed to implement the deal, we discovered a shortcoming that, if left unchanged, would result in CPP penalties for Canadians with disabilities and […]

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Bargaining against blood money

Vania Tse | CUPE Research We often think of bargaining mostly as a tool for gaining rights for our members. But the gains we make in collective bargaining can also improve the health and lives of people outside our unions as well. Take, for instance, the issue of paid plasma. It is recognized worldwide that the safest blood with the lowest risk of bloodborne infections comes from regular, unpaid […]

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Canada Infrastructure Bank: A pipeline of privatization

Sarah Ryan and Karin Jordan | CUPE The Liberal government’s new way of financing public infrastructure relies on an age-old scheme: privatization. The Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) will rely on expensive lending from the private-sector to build or renew our water and wastewater systems, public transit, roads and electrical grids, where many CUPE members work. The bank will allow corporations and private lenders unprecedented access to – and power […]

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