CUPE 7000 calls strike vote as SkyTrain declines new talks

BURNABY—With the BC Rapid Transit Company turning down the union’s latest proposal for new bargaining dates, a strike vote is now underway for CUPE 7000 members working for SkyTrain. Last week, a BCRTC media release said that the Company “remain[s] committed to the bargaining process…” and is “open to further discussing what has been offered […]

CUPE 2950 launches local history project at UBC

VANCOUVER—It was a night for labour history, feminist activism and digital technology, all wrapped into one. On November 13, union leaders and activists gathered with archivists and librarians to celebrate the 45th anniversary of CUPE 2950’s predecessor, the Association of University and College Employees (AUCE 1). This feminist union was the first to achieve fully […]