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CUPE represents approximately 3,000 support and teaching staff in B.C.'s colleges sector.

We ensure that students at B.C.'s colleges receive quality post-secondary education from application to graduation, both behind the scenes and in the class-room. 

Sector Coordinator:  Ian McLean, National Servicing Rep, Nanaimo Area Office        
                                    Janet Szliske, CUPE National Communications Representative




2014 Bargaining Update #1


November 26, 2014

Colleges reach template agreement

CISSBA committee members include Lily Bachand, Marcela Popovici, Marcel Beerken, Nicki Pearson, Michelle Waite, Juanita Fraser, Pam Catsirelis, Ryan Cousineau, Deborah Hopper, Richard Schaeffer, John Ross and spokespeople Ian McLean and Linsay Buss. The Colleges and Institutes Support Staff Bargaining Association (CISSBA) reached a template agreement at the end of last week. This agreement now forms the basis for local bargaining. Going forward, locals will go to the table to address local issues ...

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