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CUPE represents over 2,600 library workers in 26 public library systems throughout British Columbia.

CUPE library workers are passionate about libraries and are deeply committed to providing quality library service in communities where we work. We believe that “Library Workers make Libraries Work!”

CUPE advocates on behalf our members on issues that affect us and for improvements in library services. Our members have worked cooperatively with library management and boards to deliver successful library advocacy campaigns over the past 20 years. We hope to continue to do so in the coming years.

CUPE also represent library workers in many public schools, colleges and universities.

Please click here for a full listing of the public libraries in British Columbia where CUPE members work.

Sector Coordinator: Heather Inglis CUPE National Rep, BC Regional Office

October 3, 2014

Communities lose in Okanagan Regional Library proposed cuts

KELOWNA – Looming cuts to staff and services at the Okanagan Regional Library (ORL) will limit access to important community services and supports, says CUPE. Proposed cuts, including 375 staff hours in 19 library branches across the Okanagan would not only limit library and other services and reduce the number of hours that libraries are open to the public, they would also mean that many more of the smaller branches will become one-person operations, raising serious safety concerns for staff working ...

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