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...

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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...

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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...

News
DECEMBER 7, 2016

Nelson Municipal and Youth Centre Workers take strong strike vote

NELSON – Members of CUPE 339 have voted overwhelmingly in favour of job action at both the City of Nelson...

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NOVEMBER 30, 2016

VIDC Hosts Second Successful Stewards Conference

NANAIMO – More than 100 stewards from 24 CUPE locals gathered in Nanaimo last week for the second Stewards Conference...

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NOVEMBER 10, 2016

Education Sector Conference wraps up

VANCOUVER – At the close of the Education Sector Conference, delegates reconvened for a final plenary session. CUPE BC Secretary...