SkyTrain workers, BC Rapid Transit Company reach tentative agreement

BURNABY— CUPE 7000, representing more than 1,000 workers at SkyTrain, has reached a tentative agreement on a new five-year contract with BC Rapid Transit Company. The agreement was reached yesterday (June 29) following 10 days of negotiations. The new collective agreement features wage increases, improvements to existing language and benefits, and new contract provisions not […]

Bulletin – Thank you, school support workers!

As we wrap up another school year, the K-12 Presidents Council would like to recognize the exemptional work of all school support workers. Throughout the year, students, families, and communities have been able to depend on you every day. Thank you for your work keeping our schools, buses and other learning environments clean, healthy and […]

CUPE 718 welcomes South Arm Community Centre workers

RICHMOND — South Arm Community Centre workers have voted overwhelmingly in favour of joining CUPE, Canada’s largest public sector union. The new union members will become part of CUPE Local 718, the same local that represents the majority of City of Richmond staff. “We are proud to welcome South Arm Community Centre workers to our […]

Roadside rally draws strong public support for CUPE 561 transit workers

MISSION—The intersection of Highways 7 and 11 was the scene of a raucous roadside rally this morning, as several dozen CUPE 561 transit workers and their supporters gathered with placards and banners, drawing honks and shouts of support from rush-hour commuters eager to see an end to the strike that includes a fair deal for […]