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CUPE represents approximately 26,000 support workers and education assistants in B.C.'s public schools. 

We are the largest union for school support workers in B.C.'s K-12 sector.

CUPE members work in every support role within the public school system from helping children arrive at school (bus drivers and crossing guards) to supporting students in the system (noon-hour supervisors, education assistants, cultural workers) to keeping schools clean and safe (custodians, maintenance and trades) through the clerical functions (such as payroll, bookkeeping, record keeping, accounting, secretarial in schools, resource centres and district offices).

Find bargaining and labour relations news for B.C. K-12 workers at www.bcschools.cupe.ca

Click here for a full listing of the school districts in British Columbia in which we represent members.

Sector Coordinator: Rob Hewitt, CUPE National Rep, Kelowna Area Office 
                                   John Horsfield, CUPE National Rep, Victoria Area Office

 

December 18, 2015

CUPE 409 makes case to restore custodial services

NEW WESTMINSTER – Last week CUPE 409 President Marcel Marsolais, joined by members who work as custodians, spoke to School District 40's Operations Policy & Planning Committee about the detrimental effect of custodial service cuts and underfunding. The local called on the board to immediately restore the full-day custodian position at New Westminster Secondary School (NWSS), noting that underfunding has led to staff shortages throughout the district. Marsolais pointed out that custodians don’t ...

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