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K-12

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

 

April 12, 2016

CUPE 15 urges public to stand up for public education

VANCOUVER - The Vancouver School Board is considering permanent closure of 12 to 13 schools in order to balance their budget. The BC Liberal government has increased funding to private schools while making cuts to the public system. After fifteen years of chronic underfunding, arbitrary occupancy rate requirements, downloading extra costs to boards and families, and reneging on their promise to seismically upgrade all schools by 2020, this government has clearly shown its lack of commitment to public ...

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