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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

June 18, 2014

Gibsons library workers conclude a new agreement

GIBSONS — The Gibsons and District Public Library Board and its workers, who are members of  CUPE 391, have reached a new four-year collective agreement. CUPE 391 members held a ratification vote on June 4, while the Library Board ratified the agreement on June 14. “Working directly with the employer we were able to quickly and effectively negotiate a fair and reasonable agreement which satisfies both parties,” said Gerard Batty, CUPE 391 President. “We enjoy a collaborative working ...

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