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CUPE

(ˈkjuːpɪ)
n acronym for
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) Canadian Union of Public Employees
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The CUPE settlement is subject to ratification by its membership.
The CAW represents 3,800 customer service and sales workers at Air Canada, CUPE represents 6,800 flight attendants with the carrier and the IAMAW represents over 11,000 mechanics, baggage handlers, cargo agents, scheduling, warehouse staff and financial staff office of the airline.
CUPE local president Kelly O'Sullivan called on the Central Neighbourhood House management and board to join community workers and other local social service agencies to develop a community-based coalition focused on pushing the provincial government to increase funding for the sector.
With support from all City unions and associations CUPE Local 79, CUPE Local 416, the Toronto Professional Fire Fighter's Association, TPLWU 4948 and COTAPSA the campaign was supported by about a thousand volunteers.
More than 10,000 airline workers from Air Canada, Air Transat, Cathay Pacific, Calm Air, CanJet, First Air and Canadian North airlines are also represented by CUPE.
The Syndicat des debardeurs, CUPE Local 375 represents a unit of approximately 850 longshoremen working at the Port of Montreal whose new collective agreement is in effect until December 31, 2018.
The deal is subject to a ratification vote, together with a vote on the pension moratorium agreement reached with CUPE on 15 June.
The collaborative relationship that has been developed between the union and employer in past years helped both parties reach a fair and equitable settlement for all stakeholders, said CUPE 825 president Raman Braich.
Air Canada said on Wednesday that it welcomes Canadian Federal Labour Minister Rona Ambrose's appointment of the Honourable James Farley QC and Jacques Lessard as mediators in its labour stability negotiations with CUPE.
Mark Brancelj, president of the union for Sunwing flight attendants, CUPE Local 4055, said that the union bargaining committee believes that the tentative agreement -- the union's first collective agreement -- will improve salaries and working conditions.
The Canada Industrial Relations Board is said to have indicated to CUPE that the Air Canada complaint will be considered in conjunction with Labour Minister Lisa Raitt's referral to the CIRB delaying the legal strike of flight attendants.