City of North Vancouver library workers ratify new contract

NORTH VANCOUVER – CUPE 389 members and the North Vancouver City Library have ratified a new three-year agreement that provides improved working conditions for CUPE members and enhanced library services for the community. “This round of negotiations, both the union and management engaged in open discussions. This respectful and collaborative approach allowed us to address concerns, find […]

Bulletin – Participate in a nationwide survey on violence and harassment in schools

Since the pandemic, education workers have seen a dramatic increase of violence and harassment in schools. To understand this development, CUPE National’s Research Branch is collaborating with scholars at the University of Ottawa on a new nationwide study that examines education workers’ experiences of physical violence and harassment. In particular, the study explores how intersecting […]

CUPE 387 members ratify new contact, avert possible strike

NEW WESTMINSTER – CUPE 387 members, city and library workers as well as civilian employees at the New Westminster Police Department, have voted 96 percent in favour of ratifying a new collective agreement, avoiding a possible strike. The agreement was reached after nearly a year of negotiations. CUPE members ratified the agreement at a meeting […]

Castlegar civic workers ratify new contract

CASTLEGAR— CUPE 2262 members, who work for the City of Castlegar, have overwhelmingly ratified a new collective agreement Thursday, averting a possible strike. “Our members love serving the community they work and live in, but equally need to be able to support themselves and their families amid a rapidly rising cost of living,” says CUPE […]

CUPE 2262 reaches tentative agreement with City of Castlegar

CASTLEGAR— CUPE 2262 and the City of Castlegar reached a tentative agreement late last night for a new three-year collective agreement. The agreement comes after the City’s municipal workers voted 95 percent in favour of job action last month.  “We want to extend our thanks to the City of Castlegar for their renewed and dedicated […]