News
JANUARY 19, 2010

More privatization at UVic?

VICTORIA—Warnings surfaced a few days ago about yet another privatization attempt at UVic. Following last fall’s proposal to contract out...

News
JANUARY 18, 2010

Industrial inquiry skims ambulance issues

RICHMOND – The provincial government’s report on the BC Ambulance Service released today appears to live up to paramedics’ predictions...

Bargaining
JANUARY 18, 2010

Committee recommends rejecting tentative agreement

VANCOUVER—CUPE’s Community Health bargaining committee is recommending rejection of the tentative agreement reached with the Liberal government and the BCGEU...

News
JANUARY 16, 2010

A window full of wait times

VANCOUVER—Ambulance paramedics were on hand Saturday to 'greet' BC Liberals meeting to discuss British Columbia communities. Paramedics outside the meeting...

News
JANUARY 14, 2010

Town hall addresses ambulance concerns

CASTLEGAR – A lively Castlegar crowd of more than 75 citizens was on hand Tuesday night for a town hall...

Bargaining
JANUARY 12, 2010

Assessment talks underway

VICTORIA – Collective bargaining began today for 560 BC Assessment employees – members of CUPE 1767. Both sides have presented...

News
JANUARY 8, 2010

CRD sewage options include privatization

VICTORIA—The fight for public sewage treatment in the Capital Regional District has entered the final phase. After three years of...

News
JANUARY 8, 2010

CUPE members in Okanagan say “Kill Bill 21”

VERNON—CUPE members demonstrated at Liberal MLA Eric Foster’s constituency office on Saturday to protest Bill 21 – the Liberal government’s...

News
JANUARY 7, 2010

CLC weighs in on Bill 21

OTTAWA – The Canadian Labour Congress has voiced “increasing concern” over the deterioration of the B.C. ambulance service and the...