News Another busy and exciting year filled with activities for SEPB-Québec, its committees, its Locals and their members is coming to an end. Aside from our daily activities of representation, education, information and negotiation there were many other activities. Among them was the International Womens Day activity, activities of the Lifestyle Issues Network, the Political […]
News SEPB-Québec is holding its third Triennial Convention on October 23rd and 24th, 2009 at the Delta Montreal Hotel in Montreal. Some 175 delegates, observers and guests are expected. Delegates will have the opportunity to hear reports from Officers and Standing Committees on their activities over the last three years and on the challenges that […]
News MONTREAL, MAY 5, 2009 AbitibiBowater employees, members of the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada (CEP) won an important victory, in Quebec Superior Court on Monday May 4th with their petition to force AbitibiBowater to fully abide by the collective agreements. Collective agreements include negotiated pension improvements scheduled to begin May 1st […]
News Michael Ignatieff, the new leader of the Official Opposition in Ottawa, missed an important opportunity to show his support for Canadian working families that will be losing their jobs in the weeks and months to come as a result of the recession affecting the country as well as the rest of the planet. In […]
End of the Lock-Out at Petro-Canada The 260 employees at the East-end Montreal Petro-Canada refinery locked-out since November 17, 2007 have ratified the new contract.
News Workers at the Montreal Petro Canada refinery have voted 94.6% to accept a new collective agreement to end a 13 month lockout fought over the future of national pattern bargaining in Canadas oil, gas and petrochemical industries. This epic struggle has preserved and strengthened national bargaining for energy workers across Canada, said Communications, Energy […]