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CUPE BC celebrates Education Week

CUPE BC celebrates Education Week

BURNABY—In a recent release, the B.C. Government recognized the contribution of staff, students and families to school communities throughout the province during Education Week (April 12 – April 18).

The release features CUPE 606 member, Sarah Marchand, a custodian at Cedar Elementary in the Nanaimo-Ladysmith school district.

“On behalf of our 100,000 members across the province, I want to thank all 30,000 CUPE members working in K-12 for the vital work they do to keep our public education system safe, inclusive and welcoming for all,” said CUPE BC President Paul Faoro, praising CUPE members for their contribution. “This year in particular, let’s all join together to acknowledge Education Week and thank a K-12 worker for everything they do.”

CUPE represents more than 30,000 education workers including: education assistants, school secretaries, custodians/caretakers, Indigenous support workers, IT workers, Strong Start facilitators, trades and maintenance workers, and bus drivers.

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