CUPE education bargainers meet – build solidarity

VANCOUVER—CUPE college and university bargaining committees met this week with the chair of the CUPE K-12 Presidents’ Council to talk issues and strategy. With locals in the three sectors at bargaining tables throughout the province, all agreed to closer coordination heading into September and what could be a busy fall on the bargaining front. The […]

Tentative agreement in Comox Valley

COMOX—CUPE Local 556 and the Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD) have reached a tentative collective agreement. The parties have been in negotiations since December of 2010. The agreement must still be ratified by 70 members of CUPE 556 and the Comox Valley Regional District board. Details will not be released until both sides have ratified […]

Community Social Services strike votes adding up

BURNABY — CUPE’s community social services workers have completed their strike votes and added them to the CSS Bargaining Association sector-wide vote. The Community Social Services Bargaining Association Negotiating Committee is scheduled to meet to tabulate the votes on May 27-28. The committee will also be discussing strike actions, campaigns and member involvement. The committee […]