About us

CUPE 87 is one of the largest municipal Locals in CUPE with 600+ members working for the City of Thunder Bay. CUPE 87 also represents members in Schreiber, Marathon, Ignace, Nipigon, Neebing, Shuniah, Conmee, O’Connor and the Thunder Bay District Social Services Administration Board (DSSAB).

At CUPE Local 87, we’re one of the more than 2,000 Locals of the Canadian Union of Public Employees – Canada’s Largest Union! Nation-wide, we are over 550,000 blue collar, clerical, technical, and professional workers, employed throughout Canada by municipalities, nursing homes, public utility commissions, social services, hospitals, airline services, the CBC, school boards and universities.