Campaign for new Pacific Blue Cross board gathers momentum

BURNABY—Three months after the end of a 66-day lockout of staff by Pacific Blue Cross, the future of the non-profit benefits provider has come down to this: elections tomorrow (December 13) for the board of directors, at the company’s much-delayed annual general meeting, that could either signal a new era of progressive accountability at PBC […]

Site C decision a difficult one, but made based on facts, not politics—CUPE BC

CUPE BC President Paul Faoro issued the following statement today. Since taking office less than six months ago, the new government of BC NDP Premier John Horgan and his government have had to grapple with no shortage of bad policies and programs left in place by the outgoing BC Liberal government.  None of those issues […]

Kelowna jail guards serve 72-hour strike notice

KELOWNA – CUPE Local 338 members who work as jail guards at the Kelowna RCMP Detachment have served 72-hour strike notice, putting the union in a legal strike position. The 17 jail guards are employees of Commissionaires BC and the union has been attempting to negotiate a first collective agreement on their behalf for more […]