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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

               

August 6, 2014

Fast action by college community saves daycare

PRINCE GEORGE – When the College of New Caledonia board announced in March that it was laying off CUPE members and closing the daycare because it “wasn’t viable”, the college community sprang into action. “Members were concerned about their jobs, but they were more concerned about the impact on the community of losing this centre,” said CUPE 4951 president Lily Bachand,  “And that is a powerful, powerful message.” Students from the Early Childhood Education program (ECE), program ...

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CUPE 3479 holds Day of Mourning events at four campuses

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On April 28, CUPE 3479, North Island College support staff, held Day of Mourning Ceremonies at its four campuses located in Courtenay, Campbell River, more...

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