News
MARCH 1, 2010

Overflow crowd gives thumbs-down to sewage P3

VICTORIA - It was a shutout for public sewage treatment at the Capital Regional District meeting on sewage treatment procurement...

News
FEBRUARY 22, 2010

Wear Pink on February 26

BURNABY–On Friday, February 26, CUPE members in British Columbia will join folks in communities across Canada by wearing pink as...

Bargaining
FEBRUARY 19, 2010

Fourth CUPE Local rejects tentative agreement

VANCOUVER - CUPE 3403-01 members voted on Thursday to reject the tentative Community Health agreement, the final of four locals...

Bargaining
FEBRUARY 19, 2010

Creston library workers get ‘solid’ first agreement

CRESTON— The 13 members of CUPE 4959 who work at Creston Public Library look forward to serving the public in...

Bargaining
FEBRUARY 18, 2010

New pension plan for community social services

BURNABY—On April 1, CUPE’s community social services workers become eligible to join the Municipal Pension Plan (MPP). The ability to...

News
FEBRUARY 12, 2010

Supporters rally to defend Insite from Feds

VANCOUVER – More than 150 people rallied on Wednesday in support of Insite, North America’s only supervised injection site. The...

News
FEBRUARY 11, 2010

O’Neill addresses hundreds on “local first”

COMOX—The school gymnasium at Highland Senior Secondary School was filled to the bleachers on Monday for CUPE BC president Barry...

Bargaining
FEBRUARY 11, 2010

Tentative agreement for health care workers

BURNABY—A tentative agreement covering more than 48,000 hospital and long-term care workers has been reached between the multi-union Facilities Bargaining...

News
FEBRUARY 9, 2010

Jargon-laden Throne Speech hints at mass privatization

BURNABY— This year’s Speech from the Throne leaves no doubt that the BC Liberal government has completely ignored all expert...