The Union is composed of its members as a whole. The power of our Union rests upon our collective strength. The highest authority in our Union is the membership. Our members democratically elect CUPW’s leaders at all levels.
CUPW leaders follow the union’s Constitution and the decisions of CUPW members at National Convention.
The 7-member National Executive Committee (NEC), which makes day-to-day decisions, is:
The 15-member National Executive Board (NEB), which meets every two months, is responsible for the leadership and administration of the union. It is:
The National Directors provide leadership on union activity in their Regions.
Regional Executive Committees are composed of:
National and Regional Union Representatives (URs) work on specific files.
Local Presidents, Local Secretary-Treasurers and other Local officers are elected by Local members at their meetings. Shop Stewards represent the Union on the work floor.
1st National Vice-President
National Grievance Officer
2nd National Vice-President
3rd National Vice-President
4th National Vice-President
National Director - Atlantic
National Director - Québec
National Director - Metro-Montréal
National Director - Central
National Director - Ontario
National Director - Metro-Toronto
National Director - Prairie
National Director - Pacific
National Union Representative - Grievances (French)
National Union Representative - Grievances (English)
National Union representative - Grievances
National Union Representative - Grievances
National Union representative - Consultation
National Union Representative - Health and Safety
National Union Representative - Under direction of NEC
National Union Representative - Education (French)
National Union Representative - Education (English)
National Union Representative - Staffing
National Union Representative - External Organising