All the updated info on how essential workers can access child care can be found here.
Dear CUPE members in the community health sector, As the province responds to the COVID-19 public health emergency, the Provincial Health Officer has issued orders and the BCCDC and Ministry of Health continue to provide more information which we can share with you. This information has been updated today, is summarized in this bulletin and […]
The COVID-19 situation continues to change rapidly and we are all working to respond effectively and quickly, not only in terms of public health, but also to best support our membersand provide information on actions being taken by the B.C. government and school districts. Each district is developing their own plan for continuity of learning […]
Dear CUPE members, We want to thank you for your patience and understanding as government, school districts, Canadian Union of Public Employees and teachers work together to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and the suspension of in-school classes. We know it has been a difficult time for everyone involved. The decision to suspend in-classroom learning […]
RE: Implications of COVID-19 in the CSS Sector The Community Social Services Bargaining Association (CSSBA) met today with the Community Social Services Employers’ Association (CSSEA) to discuss the COVID-19 pandemic and its impacts on our workplaces and workers in this unprecedented time. We are working cooperatively with CSSEA to try to ensure that all of […]
Premier John Horgan announced yesterday that in-class instruction has been suspended indefinitely in all B.C. schools to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. CUPE, along with other stakeholders in education, have been involved in discussions with our provincial government around school closures and what that will look like for our members. We have also been […]
Information for CUPE members about COVID-19 and their workplaces CUPE BC is here to support our Locals, and we are working hard with CUPE National’s Regional Office to ensure CUPE members are able to access the information they need. As you know, information on this subject is changing rapidly so we strongly recommend everyone visit […]
CUPE BC is here to support our Locals, and we are working hard with CUPE National’s Regional Office to ensure CUPE members are able to access the information they need. As you know, information on this subject is changing rapidly so we strongly recommend everyone visit www.bccdc.ca frequently for updates from provincial health officials.
BURNABY—Following the decision by B.C. health officials to ban public gatherings of more than 250 people to slow the transmission of COVID-19, CUPE BC’s Executive Board met by conference call over the weekend and unanimously voted to cancel its upcoming annual convention, scheduled for April 22-25 in Vancouver. “Our members are on the front lines […]
CUPE 606 members provide students first-hand, real-life work experience in trades through the Intro to Trades program in Nanaimo NANAIMO—Thanks to K-12 trades workers from CUPE 606, high school-age students in the Harbour City now have access to an innovative trades alternate school program that offers valuable skills training in a flexible learning environment. The initiative began […]