CUPE 3799 support workers reach tentative agreement at UNBC

PRINCE GEORGE — CUPE 3799 reached a tentative agreement with the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) on Thursday, June 13. The local began bargaining with UNBC in March. “We had a great working relationship with the people at the table,” said CUPE 3799 President Caroline Sewell. “I want to recognize the hard work and […]

Penticton municipal workers vote to strike over affordability

PENTICTON – With more than 95 per cent in favour, municipal workers in the City of Penticton have voted overwhelmingly to endorse strike action in a vote held Wednesday. The workers, members of Local 608 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees, have been bargaining with the city for over seven months. “Life in the […]

CUPE 409 K-12 workers reach tentative agreement in New Westminster

NEW WESTMINSTER — CUPE 409, K-12 support workers in New Westminster, reached a tentative agreement with SD40 Board of Education on Wednesday evening. The local began bargaining in January and reached the agreement after ten bargaining sessions. “This agreement is superior to any of the other settlements we were able to achieve since 2000,” said […]