CUPE Locals help spread the word about literacy

VANCOUVER—CUPE BC and CUPE members from locals 15, 389, 391 and 1004 partnered together this past Sunday (Sept. 25) to celebrate reading and help advocate literacy at the 2011 “Word on the Street” event.  The festival held downtown at Vancouver Public Library’s main branch, Library Square, and attracts over 40,000 community members. The event gives […]

Reminder: Municipal Pension Plan AGM October 12, 2011

BURNABY—CUPE members are encouraged to attend the Municipal Pension Plan Annual General Meeting. There are two options for attending the meeting; either in person in Burnaby or via webcast wherever you may be that morning. The AGM is taking place Wednesday October 12, 2011 at the Hilton Vancouver Metrotown (6083 McKay Avenue) and the meeting […]

SFU Lockout hits day 78, Board members vote to line their own pockets

BURNABY—Today marks day 78 of the Simon Fraser Student Society (SFSS) lockout at SFU. It is also the day the SFU community learned that the SFSS Board of Directors quietly voted to double their compensation with the money saved by locking out their own staff. In doing so, the 16 student politicians on the Board […]