CUPE Local 82 was established on September 24, 1963 as the successor to the National Union of Public Employees (NUPE) Local No. 405 – Riverside Public Employees (established in 1955).

CUPE Local 82 men and women are the civic employees serving the City of Windsor. Known as the “outside workers,” Local 82 members perform duties in a variety of departments consisting of: Environmental, Facilities, Forestry, Horticulture, Parks and Recreation, Public Works, Waste Water Treatment and Pollution Control.