CUPE 2019 convention wraps up

Following 5 days of spirited debate, discussions, and speeches the CUPE 2019 convention is now over.

Through adoption of resolutions and CUPE’s strategic directions over 2200 delegates have mapped out a clear path for CUPE for the next two years. From fighting precarious work to promoting the expansion of public services, delegates left no stone unturned.

Karen Byzuk wins CUPE Literacy Award

Local 500 activist Karen Byzuk, a CUPE member for 40 years, is this year’s recipient of the CUPE Literacy Award.

At her local, Byzuk has advocated tirelessly to support access to learning at work for the City of Winnipeg workers. She has played a leadership role in negotiating and administering a wide variety of CUPE-member directed education and training programs.