CUPE Local 1356 Blog

Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 1356. We have three Collective Agreements as Local 1356, 1356-01, and 1356-02. The membership is comprised of the full-time and part-time workers of York University the Local website is at 1356.cupe.ca This Blog will include Local information and information garnered from sources other Universities, Colleges, Post Secondary/Tertiary Education and news sources supplying information.

Thursday, March 03, 2005

LabourStart's First UK Campaign, Ever

Help NUMAST get Union Recognition for Merchant Navy Officers


Even though LabourStart has been based in London since 1998, no British union has asked for our help on a global campaign. Until now.

This week, the Merchant Navy officers union NUMAST has asked for our help in publicizing the anti-union practices of Hoverspeed, a cross-channel ferry company owned by a US-based multinational company.

It's important to turn this into one of our most successful campaigns not only to convince the company (Hoverspeed) to recognize unions, but also to convince British unions to recognize the importance of the Internet as a tool for global campaigning.

Please take a moment and send off your message to Hoverspeed:


http://www.labourstart.org/cgi-bin/
solidarityforever/show_campaign.cgi?c=44

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