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CULE statement on International Human Rights Day, Dec. 10, 2016

Friday, December 9th, 2016 | Print This Article

The year 2016 has been a year of many challenges for basic Human Rights across the globe. Tens of millions of refugees around the world continue to be forced to flee their homes due to violence, conflict and persecution. They fight for their lives and seek basic human rights such as shelter, food and water. […]

Truth and Reconciliation Summary Report Reading Challenge and Reminder: Social Justice Leave

Wednesday, April 13th, 2016 | Print This Article

We invite CULE Sisters and Brothers to take the challenge of reading the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) summary report starting June 21, 2016, National Aboriginal Day. You can pledge to accept this challenge here. Also, a reminder of the following provisions in our Collective Agreement: Social Justice Leave 21.23 At the request of an […]

CULE Solidarity Fund – call for projects

Friday, July 31st, 2015 | Print This Article

To: All CULE Members The CULE Solidarity Committee is asking members to submit projects for funding consideration to our CULE Solidarity Fund. Requests are reviewed quarterly, the next deadline is August 31st. To know if your project is appropriate for the Fund, please review the mandate and terms of reference: Mandate As an initiative that […]

CULE Statement for March 21, the International Day for the Elimination of Racism

Friday, March 20th, 2015 | Print This Article

In October 1966 the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed March 21, the International Day for the Elimination of Racism. Since the proclamation of this day, the world continues to see the rise of racism in every corner of the earth.  Racism continues to invade our consciousness, via the various news media.  We continue to see […]

La course à la chefferie du NPD/NPD leadership race

Thursday, February 9th, 2012 | Print This Article

Hello everyone, As you may know the NDP leadership race is underway.  All NDP members get to vote, as long as you have signed up before February 18, 2012. To sign up all you have to do is go to , fill out the form and pay $5. Be aware that you may donate […]

International Solidarity: The Story Behind Subic-made ships of Hanjin Heavy Industries and Construction Phils., Inc.

Thursday, September 15th, 2011 | Print This Article

Thanks to Monica Urrutia for forwarding an interesting piece on the Hanjin Company and the struggle that workers in the Philippines faced in forming a Union- this is one of the projects that Precy has been working on. SAMAHAN observed in the early weeks of March 2011 an alarming frequency in fatal accidents occurring at […]

CULE supports Canadian Boat to Gaza

Thursday, July 7th, 2011 | Print This Article

The Canadian Union of Labour Employees (CULE) stand in solidarity with the Canadian Boat to Gaza, the Tahrir (Liberation in Arabic) and the Freedom Flotilla 2 — Stay Human.  We support the flotilla’s goals of delivering humanitarian aid to occupied Gaza, and to breaking the illegal blockade imposed by Israel. The Canadian Boat to Gaza […]

CULE Supports CUPW

Wednesday, June 15th, 2011 | Print This Article

The Canadian Union of Labour Employees (CULE) stand in full solidarity with our sisters and brothers in CUPW, who are facing attacks and concessions from an employer bent on watering down long-standing gains of postal workers. CUPW have embarked on rotating strikes that were designed to put pressure on the corporation, without imposing undue hardship […]

CULE Convention Resolutions – Follow up

Monday, March 29th, 2010 | Print This Article

Dear CULE Member, During the course of its face to face meeting held last weekend, the CULE Executive made a number of decisions concerning the implementation of convention resolutions adopted at our CULE Convention in January 2010. A full report is posted with the minutes on the CULE website. However, I wish to draw your […]

CULE supports CEP 481 on their 100 day of being locked out

Tuesday, February 19th, 2008 | Print This Article

Barb Fayant and Lisa Garnier visited members of CEP Local 481 on their picket line – one hundred days after being locked out by the Saskatchewan Government and General Employees Union. Local 481 members were very appreciative of the letter sent last week: for more information visit Here are a couple of photos …