We are located in Kings County Nova Scotia. Local 2618 is made up of Inside and Outside workers of the Municipality of Kings and the Town of Berwick
World Aids Day reminds us of the need for a renewed response, both at home and abroad, to the HIV
epidemic. More than 20 years after World AIDS Day
was first observed on December 1, and 30 years after the first diagnosed case of the infection, the global epidemic persists....
International Day for Persons with Disabilities (December 3)
The United Nations established December 3 as the International Day for Persons with Disabilities in order to increase awareness of the struggles faced by people with disabilities around the world.
Canada was the first country to include legal protection for workers with disabilities in its Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms, an accomplishment of which all Canadians can be proud.
National Day of Rememberance and Action to end Violence Against Women (December 6)
This December 6 is the 25th anniversary of the 1989 Ecole Polytechnique massacre, where 14 women were singled out because of their gender and murdered. One of those women, Maryse Lagnaiere, was a Cupe member who worked at the school.
International Human Rights Day (December 10)
Cupe recognizes International Human Rights Day on December 10 each year to salute the courage and determination of the people of the world who are marginalized and oppressed adn whose actions everyday confront continuing human rights violations and systemic discrimintation.
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