Early Childhood Educators join CUPE

SURREY —More than one hundred Early Childhood Educators (ECEs) in Surrey have voted in favour of joining CUPE 402. CUPE 402 president, Laurie Larsen, welcomed the new members at the local’s most recent general membership meeting. “These workers realize the value and advantages of being represented by a union,” says Larsen. “They are now not […]

Anti-racist march celebrates diversity, condemns Harper immigration policy

VANCOUVER—CUPE activists were among the boisterous crowd that staged a highly visible march against racism on March 18, in observance of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (March 21). On Sunday afternoon, Vancouver police halted traffic for a several-block stretch of East Vancouver’s Commercial Drive as about 300 people proceeded north from […]

CUPE Community Health website launched

BURNABY—CUPE community health workers in B.C. have launched new a website to help keep members informed during bargaining.  Members will find bargaining updates here as well as information about their current collective agreement and useful links to other websites. The address for the new site is: http://www.bcchs.cupe.ca/. cope491