Cultus Lake workers vote for strike

CULTUS LAKE – Cultus Lake Park Board workers have voted 90 per cent in favour of strike action. The CUPE 458 members have been in contract negotiations since May 10. The 13 workers in the bargaining unit look after public buildings, maintain roads and grounds as well as the water and sewage system in Cultus Lake […]

CUPE in the news on “big box” child care

MAPLE RIDGE—CUPE BC’s child care working group was put on alert last week with the news that a Calgary-based private corporation has purchased five daycare centres in B.C. with plans to purchase at least two more. Working group chair Michael Lanier was quoted in the Maple Ridge News and later in the Vancouver Sun regarding […]