Rally to support CUPE 402-01 – White Rock city workers

WHITE ROCK – For the first time in its history with the City of White Rock, CUPE 402-01 is taking job action. After ten months of bargaining, the Employer still refuses to address key issues for its workers: the need for clear hours of work for all employees, fair treatment for casual and part-time employees, […]

CUPE SkyTrain workers ratify new contract

VANCOUVER – CUPE Local 7000 SkyTrain workers have ratified a new collective agreement with the BC Rapid Transit Company.  The union membership voted 72% in favor of accepting the deal. A Tentative agreement was reached last month during non-binding mediation at the BC Labour Relations Board.  The two sides were at the bargaining table for […]

Cuts to community clinics put patients at risk

VANCOUVER – Staff cuts to frontline community health centres in Vancouver are irresponsible and potentially dangerous, says CUPE BC President Mark Hancock. “When you remove services, medical staff and frontline community health workers, you are going to impact patient care.” Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) recently announced plans to displace medical and support staff from several […]