Qualicum K-12 support workers ratify tentative agreement

QUALICUM BEACH — CUPE 3570, K-12 support workers at SD69 reached a tentative agreement on June 20 following seven sessions of bargaining that began in June. Members have wholeheartedly endorsed the agreement by voting to ratify it. CUPE 3570 President Troy Forster noted that bargaining went very well this time around. “This was my sixth […]

Five CUPE K-12 members nominated for Premier’s Awards

BURNABY – Five CUPE K-12 support staff have been named as finalists for the 2019 Premier’s Awards for Excellence in Education. “I’m pleased to see the number of CUPE K-12 support workers who’ve been nominated for the Premier’s Awards this year,” said CUPE BC President Paul Faoro. “More than 28,000 CUPE members work hard every […]

Powell River K-12 support workers reach tentative agreement

POWELL RIVER — CUPE 476, K-12 support workers at SD47 reached a tentative agreement on June 28 following eight sessions that began in May. CUPE 476 President Aileen O’Keefe said that bargaining was progressive and that their whole team did a great job. Their goal was to modernize the contract, clean up language, and stretch […]

Municipal CUPE local welcomes new members

VERNON —CUPE 626, representing Vernon municipal workers, welcomes 13 new members from the Village of Lumby. The inside workers at Lumby City Hall and early childhood educators from White Valley and Cherryville community centres joined CUPE following a Labour Relations Board vote conducted last week. “We’re excited to have these workers join our local,” said […]

Francophone K-12 support workers reach tentative agreement

SURREY — CUPE 4227, representing more than 400 Francophone K-12 support workers province-wide at Conseil scolaire francophone (SD93), reached a tentative agreement on June 27 following 6 bargaining sessions that started in May. “Although we were not able to improve in all of the areas our members identified as important to them, we were pleased […]