CUPE@UVic Sept. 17 concert celebrates 50 years

VICTORIA—CUPE locals 917,951 and 4163 are throwing a music party for UVic’s 50th Birthday.  The show at the Farquhar Auditorium on campus will be hosted by CUPE BC president Barry O’Neill and will feature “unionmaid, hellraiser & Labour singer” Anne Feeney and legendary blues musician Jim Byrnes and his band.  The event is in support […]

TRU workers deliver strong strike mandate

KAMLOOPS—CUPE members working at Thompson Rivers University have sent a clear message to their employer – get back to the bargaining table! The members of CUPE local 4879 have voted 83 per cent in favor of strike action. More than two thirds (68 per cent) of the local’s 607 members took part in the vote. […]

CUPE 2262 members cast unanimous vote in favour of strike

NELSON— Members of CUPE 2262 (Regional District of Central Kootenay), have voted overwhelmingly in favour of job action at Nelson & District Community Complex. The union sub-local, which represents 55 employees at the NDCC’s arena, swimming pool, and fitness facilities, held the strike vote on Saturday afternoon. With a majority of the membership turning out […]