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Committees

CUPE BC's Committees are mandated to carry out the policies, campaigns and action plan developed at convention. Members are appointed by CUPE BC after soliciting recommendations from affiliated locals and the District Councils. Membership of each committee is further reflected by the Terms of Reference of each committee. Final determination of appointments to committees are made by the CUPE BC Executive Board. 

Standing Committees

There are seven Standing Committees which are governed by the CUPE BC Constitution: Constitution, Education, Technological Change (renamed Technological and Communications) , Pensions, Women's, Political Action and Occupational Health & Safety.

Sectoral Committees

There are eight Sectoral Committees representing workers in those sectors: Colleges, Community Social Services, Health, K-12, Library, Municipal, Transportation, Universities. 

Non-Standing Committees

There are five Committees formed by resolution at convention to work on an area of particular interest: Anti-Contracting Out, Committee Against Racism and Discrimination (CARD), Environment, International Solidarity and Pay Equity.

Task Forces/Working Groups

There are five task forces/working groups formed by convention resolutions which are working on particular campaigns or areas of interest to CUPE members including the following: Aboriginal Working Group, Persons with Disabilities Working Group, Special Education Task Force, Workers of Colour Working Group and the Young Worker's Task Force. 

All committees meet every two years after the Constitutional Convention together at the One Big Committee meeting to coordinate their plans for the coming two years with the CUPE BC Action Plan and resolutions from convention.