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APRIL 30, 2016

CUPE BC’s 53rd annual convention wraps in Victoria

VICTORIA—Delegates to CUPE BC’s 53rd annual convention in Victoria, which concluded today after three days of speeches and debate, acclaimed...

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APRIL 30, 2016

Unions: a poverty reduction strategy

VICTORIA - By bargaining for improved wages and working conditions—and building stronger, more sustainable communities where they live and work—CUPE...

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APRIL 30, 2016

Expansion of community paramedicine a win for health care: CUPE 873

RICHMOND—The announcement this week that 73 rural and remote B.C. communities have been targeted for the provincial community paramedicine program...

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APRIL 30, 2016

CUPE BC Library Committee launches Health and Safety Report at Convention

VICTORIA – The CUPE BC Library Committee report to Convention highlighted various projects the committee has been involved in over...

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APRIL 29, 2016

No challenge too great for CUPE: Fleury, Davies

VICTORIA - Despite ongoing economic and political pressures, CUPE has been resilient and continues to thrive in B.C. and across...

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APRIL 28, 2016

Protecting Canadians abroad must become a priority—Fahmy

VICTORIA - Canadians abroad need better protection from human rights violations, journalist and press freedom advocate Mohamed Fahmy told delegates...

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APRIL 28, 2016

Hancock: ‘Let’s go and change the world!’

VICTORIA - In his first Convention address since serving as BC Division leader, CUPE National President Mark Hancock called on...

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APRIL 28, 2016

Unanimous Support for Public Sewage Treatment in the CRD

VICTORIA – More than 600 delegates attending CUPE BC’s 53rd annual convention in Victoria voted unanimously today for an emergency...

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APRIL 28, 2016

Responsible investment and your pension

VICTORIA - Public sector pension plans are increasingly embracing a “responsible investment” approach that takes environmental, social, and governance (ESG)...