Poll shows Vancouverites blame provincial government for looming cuts and school closures

VANCOUVER – A new poll conducted by Insights West and commissioned by the local unions that represent Vancouver school workers has found that a significant majority of Vancouverites are opposed to school closures and cuts to educational programs. A large majority also place the blame squarely on the provincial BC Liberal government for underfunding public […]

Clock’s ticking on Clark government

Twenty years of BC Liberal rule? Don’t let it happen! As the Spring 2016 edition of Public Employee went to press, I looked forward to working with all the delegates who will be in Victoria for our annual Convention to conduct the important business of our union on behalf of all our 85,000 members. 

CUPE Local 441 backs School District 63 at special meeting

SAANICH – Like many school boards throughout B.C., Saanich School District has been forced into a position where it will have to make cuts that will have a direct impact on school kids. Reductions in service will affect all K-12 students next year.  SD63 cannot balance its budget because of two actions by the BC […]