FERNIE – Hundreds gathered around a bonfire at Fernie Secondary School last Sunday (November 12) to remember and pay tribute to the three men who lost their lives in a tragic workplace accident last month. Wayne Hornquist, 59, Lloyd Smith, 52, and Jason Podloski, 46, died Oct. 17 while making emergency repairs to the refrigeration […]
Are you a Community Social Services employee affected by precarious work – employment that is insecure, unprotected, lacking in regular work and/or benefits, and that cannot support a family? CUPE, the Community Social Services Bargaining Association (CSSBA), and the Community Social Services Employers’ Association (CSSEA) are working together to study the extent of precarious work […]
DUNCAN – CUPE Local 358 members in the Cowichan Valley are still without a contract after nearly a year of negotiations and bargaining discussions with the Cowichan Valley Regional District (CVRD), the City of Duncan, and the District of North Cowichan have all broken down.
If you are a CUPE member in the Community Social Services sector who is affected by precarious work—employment that is insecure, unprotected, lacking in regular work and/or benefits, and that cannot support a family—your union wants to hear from you. The Community Social Services Bargaining Association (CSSBA), including CUPE, is working together with the Community […]
CUPE 561 members are featured on transit shelter ads asking Coquitlam’s public to call the School District to reverse its decision to cut health benefits for future retirees. COQUITLAM – CUPE 561 is calling on School District 43 to reverse its decision to cut post-retirement health benefits for all permanent employees who retire from the […]
BURNABY – CUPE 401 welcomed outside workers at the Corporation of the Town of Port McNeill into the local last week. The workers at the public works yard voted to join CUPE 401 in a Labour Board representation vote. “We’re really pleased to welcome these workers into CUPE 401,” said CUPE 401 President Blaine Gurrie. […]