Contract session a first for the Kootenays

CRANBROOK—CUPE members from municipalities throughout the Kootenays met this weekend in Cranbrook to review collective agreements and plan for municipal bargaining. The meeting, sponsored by the Kootenay District Labour Council (KDC), was the first time Kootenay municipal locals got together to compare contracts. “I got a lot out of the session and learned about language […]

CUPE Steps Up for Youth

NARAMATA—In mid-February, 58 teens, young adults and adult volunteers gathered in Naramata to experience the Motivating the Teen Spirit (MTS) workshop, thanks to sponsorship from CUPE 608, Okanagan Mainline District Council and the CUPE BC Women’s Committee. Participants of all ages and backgrounds – youth in care, youth in crisis, peer counsellors and ‘A-students’ – […]