Voter turnout will make the difference

October 19—your date with a ballot box I’m going to start this column with some math. Maybe not my strongest suit—anymore—but these numbers pretty much speak for themselves. 14. 6,201. 9.4 million. 1. OK, maybe they need a little help speaking for themselves. 14: That’s how many seats Stephen Harper and the Conservatives needed to […]

Thank you, Paul Moist

CUPE BC’s letter to outgoing national president BURNABY – Paul Moist, national president of CUPE, announced his retirement yesterday, effective at the November convention in Vancouver. CUPE BC President Mark Hancock today sent Moist an open letter on behalf of the Division’s Executive Board and all 85,000 members in B.C. Read the letter here.

New agreement achieved for CUPE Local 4879 workers at Thompson Rivers University

KAMLOOPS – The union representing close to 500 workers at Thompson Rivers University ratified a new collective agreement that includes a 5.4 per cent wage increase over a 5 year period, as well as health benefit improvements. “It was hard bargaining,” said Lois Rugg, President of CUPE Local 4879.  “The union focused on increased health […]