CUPE reaches tentative school support staff deal

BURNABY—The Canadian Union of Public Employees, representing 26,000 school support staff in British Columbia, has reached a tentative Provincial Framework Agreement with the BC Public Schools Employers’ Association. The Framework Agreement was unanimously endorsed by the CUPE BC K-12 Provincial Bargaining Committee and will be recommended to the CUPE BC K-12 Presidents’ Council for endorsement. […]

Registration open for the 2012 Provincial Bargaining Strategies Conference

BURNABY – Registration for the upcoming CUPE BC Region Provincial Bargaining Strategies Conference is open. The Conference will be held at the Vancouver Airport Sheraton Hotel starting the evening of January 31, 2012 and continuing through February 3, 2012. It has been three years since a provincial bargaining conference has been held in BC and […]

Eleven three-year collective agreements ratified in Victoria

VICTORIA—Eleven CUPE bargaining units have ratified new three-year collective agreements with their respective employers and the Greater Victoria Labour Relations Association (GVLRA). CUPE 50, CUPE 333, CUPE 374, CUPE 410 and CUPE 1978 were all notified on December 14 that the GVLRA had voted in favour of ratifying the agreements. Included in the agreements are […]