Day of Mourning

Join us on April 28 as we pay our respects to, and remember, the thousands of workers who have been killed, injured or suffered illness as a result of work-related incidents.

When: Saturday April 28th 10:30-11:30am
Where: Riverside Park (Workers’ Memorial in Riverside Park beside King Street in Preston)
49 King St W,
Cambridge (Preston), ON N3H

Note: If interested in helping out please send email to:

The People Plan working group

Nicole Walker and Lisa Chominiec are our 1882 volunteer reps on the People Plan, a new joint employer-employee project. This committee is examining the employer’s feedback initiatives and the employee’s surveys. Thank you Nicole and Lisa; we’re looking forward to hearing about this project’s outcomes.

NEW! The Local 1882 Scholarship program!

This Award offers financial assistance for the advancement of education though scholarship, to eligible members in good standing of CUPE Local 1882 and their families, presented annually.

Eligibility: Family of current members in good standing for at least two (2) continuous years of CUPE Local 1882.
Type and Amount of Award: up to two (2) Scholarships of $500.00 awarded yearly.
Selection method: the Selection Committee will review all submissions and reserve the right to conduct interviews if deemed necessary.
How to Apply: download a form from the resources page, or pick one up from a member of your CUPE 1882 executive.
Deadline: submissions must be received at the Local by July 31, 2018.
Notification & payment: successful recipients will be notified in September of 2018. Award is paid directly to the beneficiary.

Respect in the Workplace Commitee

Respect in the Workplace: is a commitment to providing and maintaining a working environment based on respect for the dignity & rights of everyone, and to provide a healthy & safe environment free of any harassment, discrimination or violence.
Cupe1882 advisor position available.  Advisors are advocates for a respectful workplace, act as a resource, and answer inquiries. To avoid any potential conflicts of interest, advisors do not conduct investigations.

You will receive specific training for this advocacy role.

Interested in helping keep Respect in the Workplace? Looking to beef up your resume? Email Vice-Pres. Johanne Simpson at

Cupe1882 sponsoring Candy Land ~ Christmas in Cambridge!

Let’s give the kids the best time ever and volunteer at Candy Land!
When: Saturday December 2, 2017, 10 am to 5 pm
Where: Central Park, 615 King Street East
What: help with the ice slide and/or painting event for an hour
Who: anyone 13 years or up (Note: We will sign community Involvement Hour sheets for students).
If interested please email Jason at