Royal Roads Workers on Path to Job Action

VICTORIA – CUPE workers at Royals Roads University have voted 96% in favor of strike action. The strike mandate comes after more than two years without a new contract. CUPE Local 3886 president Paul Allison says the results aren’t surprising given the level of frustration among his members. “We’re tired of hearing about zeros and […]

CUPE Workers Send SFU a Message – Negotiate Now!

SIMON FRASER UNIVERSITY—CUPE’s 1,020 support workers at SFU have had enough. After more than two years of fruitless talks at the bargaining table, CUPE Local 3338 members have voted overwhelmingly in favour of strike action.  The 78 percent strike mandate was tallied last night after voting this week at SFU’s three campuses. The union must […]

District of Elkford municipal workers deliver strong strike mandate

ELKFORD—CUPE 3004 members in the District of Elkford have voted overwhelmingly in favour of strike action. CUPE 3004 president Tanis Haugo reports that the strong strike mandate sends a message to the employer that employees are frustrated and aren’t feeling respected. “CUPE 3004 members have given our bargaining committee a strong and unified message to […]