Word on the Street happening September 26

VANCOUVER—Word on the Street is a one-day festival that brings communities together to support literacy and the written word. This year’s event is being held on Sunday, September 26 at the Vancouver Public Library’s Central branch, Library Square and the CBC Plaza. CUPE Locals 15, 389, 391, 1004 and CUPE Metro are again sponsoring the […]

Employers drop the ball in negotiations

BURNABY— This week, the Community Social Services bargaining committee offered employers an opportunity to finally get serious about negotiations for a new collective agreement – and they promptly dropped the ball. “They just don’t get it,” says Michael Lanier, President of CUPE Local 1936 and a member of the Community Social Services Bargaining Association (CSSBA). “Our members need to […]