CUPE 798 and City of Powell River ink new five-year deal

POWELL RIVER – Workers with the City of Powell River, represented by CUPE 798, have ratified a new 5-year agreement following six days of bargaining.  “City workers are proud to provide the services that keep Powell River strong and vibrant, and I think it shows” said CUPE 798 President Graham Tonks. “Our productive and efficient […]

Delegates invited to share their story

The CUPE BC Workers of Colour Committee is reaching out to CUPE members to hear about their experiences in society, in their communities, and at work with: Stereotyping Racial Profiling Discrimination Bullying and Harassment Members, especially those of equity-seeking groups, are asked to share their stories to help others learn about and understand the impacts of […]

Human Rights Forum

CUPE BC invites all delegates to a Human Rights Forum on Wednesday, May 1 at 3:00 – 4:00 PM in the Oak Bay Room (Lower Level of the Victoria Conference Centre. Panelists representing equity-seeking groups (Workers of Colour, Persons with Disabilities, Pink Triangle and Indigenous Workers) will discuss Identifying and removing barriers for equity-seeking members in […]

UNBC teaching assistants vote to join CUPE

PRINCE GEORGE — Teaching assistants (TAs) at the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) voted overwhelmingly to join CUPE 2278 in a Labour Board vote held on Wednesday. The 76 TAs will now be members of the union local representing teaching assistants and English-language instructors at the University of British Columbia (UBC). “We are so […]

Emergency Dispatchers Awareness Week highlights CUPE work

Local 873-02 members work behind scenes as “first first responders” in emergencies RICHMOND—CUPE 873-02 dispatchers are the lifeline for people in distress and the nerve centre for emergency response in B.C.—facts to be highlighted during Emergency Service Dispatchers and 9-1-1 Awareness Week (April 7-13, 2019). The more than 500 emergency dispatchers, call takers and support […]