News
JANUARY 12, 2017

CUPE mourns passing of long-time activist and leader Michael Lanier

Last night, long-time CUPE 1936 activist and local leader Michael Lanier passed away.

News
JANUARY 12, 2017

Fraser Institute—still wrong

BURNABY - If it's mid-January it must be time for another so-called "study" from the right-wing Fraser Institute urging the...

Public Employee Magazine
JANUARY 5, 2017

Public Employee Winter 2017

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Commentary
JANUARY 5, 2017

Communities minister raises stakes for May 9

Municipal wage control threat sets off alarm bells When this issue of Public Employee hits doorsteps, we’ll be only five...

News
DECEMBER 19, 2016

CUPE 4500 members ratify new contract with Coast Mountain Bus Company

BURNABY—CUPE 4500, representing 165 transit supervisors, maintenance supervisors, and transit communications supervisors and coordinators in the Lower Mainland, have ratified...

News
DECEMBER 14, 2016

The time for complacency is over: anti-racism forum

UNACCEPTABLE—CUPE National Representative Rachna Singh holds up one of the white supremacist flyers left at Lower Mainland doorsteps recently. SURREY—...

News
DECEMBER 13, 2016

CUPE BC donates $1000 to striking Essex County library workers

BURNABY—CUPE BC’s Executive Board is sending a second $1000 donation to CUPE Local 2974 members who’ve been on strike against...

News
DECEMBER 13, 2016

Ambulances sit idle during fentanyl crisis while Premier spends millions on pre-election advertising—CUPE BC

VANCOUVER—News that Vancouver City Council is considering a 0.5 percent property tax increase to raise funds to address the ongoing...

News
DECEMBER 7, 2016

Empowering people with disabilities

Writer Kara Stanley, her husband Simon Paradis and band mate Joe Stanton pose after their reading and musical performance with...