K-12 Bulletin 60 – Making progress on standardized EA credentials

CUPE is making exciting progress on standardizing EA credentials across the province. As negotiated in the Provincial Framework Agreement (PFA), CUPE will continue to work toward standardization of education assistant credentials and qualifications to prevent school districts from creating in-house EA qualification programs as short as two weeks in length. Benefits of standardization Credential standardization […]

CUPE 718 welcomes City of Richmond fitness professionals

RICHMOND—CUPE 718 has welcomed 56 new members to the Local after a Labour Relations Board certification vote confirmed on March 23. The new members are fitness professionals who work for the Richmond Fitness and Wellness Association. The new CUPE members, who are existing employees at the Minoru Centre for Active Living and the Watermania fitness […]

K-12 Bulletin 59 – New pandemic restrictions announced

As we welcome our members in public education back from spring break, we are unfortunately faced with deeply concerning trends in COVID-19 cases. According to Health Minister Adrian Dix, “rising case levels, variants of concern, increased transmission, and an increase in more severe cases are huge concerns.” The Provincial Health Officer (PHO) amended several orders […]