Presidents Message
Mark Hancock

Mark Hancock,
President, CUPE BC

Labour Day a symbol of workers’ struggle

Let’s face it, for most people in our society, the real meaning of Labour Day has faded over the years. It’s now less about acknowledging the role workers have played in building our society, and more more...

Recent News

August 29, 2014
CAMPBELL RIVER – Contract talks have broken off between Campbell River and its CUPE city workers.  The mediated talks stalled this week over wages.  
August 22, 2014
SURREY – CUPE 873 executive members along with CUPE BC Secretary Treasurer Paul Faoro and Regional Director Robin Jones met with workers from SN Transport who recently voted to become members of CUPE,
August 21, 2014
NARAMATA - CUPE is “extremely troubled” by reports of a manager’s aggressive and threatening behaviour on the picket line outside the United Church’s Naramata Centre. A union tent used by striking
August 19, 2014
CASTLEGAR – Castlegar city workers have instituted a ban on overtime work in an effort to restart stalled contract talks.  CUPE Local 2262 served 72-hour strike notice with the BC Labour Board