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 […]

Greater Victoria Art Gallery workers join CUPE 410

VICTORIA – CUPE 410, Greater Victoria Public Library staff, welcomed 37 new members from the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria (AGGV) after a Labour Relations Board vote at the art gallery on November 30.  “Our members are a very diverse group who proudly provide library services to the citizens of and visitors to the Greater […]

More than 650 respond to Precarious Work Survey

BURNABY—The Community Social Services Bargaining Association (CSSBA) and the Community Social Services Employers’ Association (CSSEA) expressed their thanks today to all community social services workers who participated in the Precarious Work Survey. The survey is now closed. The survey drew more than 650 responses from B.C.’s community social services workers. The Precarious Work Committee will […]

Pacific Blue Cross workers strive to make AGM accessible to all members

BURNABY—Members of CUPE 1816 who work for Pacific Blue Cross are pulling out all the stops to make sure that the benefit provider’s upcoming December 13 Annual General Meeting is accessible to all primary plan holders who wish to participate in the election of PBC’s next board of directors. In response to concerns about the […]

December 3rd- International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2017

In advance of Sunday, December 3rd, the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, CUPE BC issued the following statement today: This Sunday is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. This Day was first proclaimed by the United Nations in 1992, and “aims to promote the rights and well-being of persons with disabilities in all […]

Final reminder to take Community Social Services precarious work survey

BURNABY—Are you a Community Social Services worker? If so, CUPE, the Community Social Services Bargaining Association (CSSBA), and the Community Social Services Employers’ Association (CSSEA) have been working together to study the extent of precarious work in your sector. If you have already taken the survey, we thank you. If you have not taken the […]