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

September 16, 2014
PARKSVILLE – CUPE Local 401 and the City of Parksville have reached a new tentative collective agreement. The four-year contract includes wage increases totaling eight per cent over four years beginning
September 11, 2014
VICTORIA - CUPE civic workers in Greater Victoria have ratified new three-year deals.  The contracts run until Dec. 31, 2016 an includes wage increases of  1.75 per cent for the first year, one
September 11, 2014
CAMPBELL RIVER - Striking members of CUPE Local 401 have overwhelmingly rejected a ‘last offer’ from the City of Campbell River. In a BC Labour Relations Board supervised vote, the workers rejected
September 9, 2014
ABBOTSFORD—CUPE 561, representing 150 transit drivers for the City of Abbotsford who work for the bus company First Canada, have ratified a four-year agreement that will see two-per-cent wage increases