Presidents Message
Mark Hancock

Mark Hancock,
President, CUPE BC

Convention to set stage for political action heading into local elections

Welcome to the Convention 2014 edition of the Public Employee. You’ll notice a new look and a new logo for our union as we close the book on our 50th anniversary and begin the second half of CUPE BC’s more...
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Recent News

July 23, 2014
VANCOUVER—As a proud partner of the Vancouver Folk Music Festival, CUPE BC continued a long-standing tradition at this year’s event (July 18-20) by co-sponsoring a progressive workshop at Stage 2,
July 22, 2014
LANGLEY – CUPE 2058 and the City of Langley have ratified a new collective agreement. Andrew Brown, president of CUPE 2058, said that it was a respectful round of bargaining, and that the new agreement
July 15, 2014
COMOX—Last weekend’s Vancouver Island Music Festival (July 11-13) once again highlighted the pivotal role that CUPE can play in promoting sound environmental policy and the importance of keeping public
July 14, 2014
DUNCAN—Next weekend’s Islands Folk Festival (July 18-20) will be a special one for CUPE members in the Cowichan Valley as the community-based event turns 30 this year. Held annually on the third weekend