CUPE 718 at NSC Conference 2014 – Day 3

Lessons from Anti-Privatization Campaign
Hear from a panel of municipal leaders on what tools and actions they used in fighting off core service reviews and privatization schemes. Learning from their lessons and successes; gaining ideas and perspective to use on issues at your home local.
Tim McGuire, CUPE 79
Mike Davidson, CUPE 500
Janet Bigelow, CUPE 1048

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Where to Now?
As we work together and explore the issues across the country, we will be building content to explore in future town-hall calls, meetings and conferences. Knowing what the greatest needs of the membership for knowledge, skill building, and capacity will help us develop content that meets the needs
Brain Storming session with other CUPE locals in sector.

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Avoiding the Two-Tiered Trap
How to evaluate the risks of two-tier proposals.
Brain Storming session with other CUPE locals in sector.

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Learning from our Allies
Lee Saunders, AFSCME President, shares stories of threats his members have face and how they resisted.

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Facing Pension Challenges
Learn about challenges to municipal pension plans across Canada, and how CUPE members have stepped up to face the challenge. By working together, we can create a strong and solid front against pension erosion.
Brain Storming session with other CUPE locals in sector.

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Norman Kotze participating in workshop. Picture taken by Gord Frederickson.

Norman Kotze participating in workshop. Picture taken by Gord Frederickson.

Dennis Stock, Sophia Salem, Norman Kotze, taking in some of the Toronto sites during lunch break. Picture taken by Gord Frederickson.

Dennis Stock, Sophia Salem, Norman Kotze, taking in some of the Toronto sites during lunch break. Picture taken by Gord Frederickson.