District of Chetwynd workers ratify new contract

CHETWYND – After a collaborative round of negotiations CUPE 3052 members, municipal workers in the District of Chetwynd, have overwhelmingly ratified a new four-year contract. The new agreement includes wage increases of 5 percent in both 2024 and 2025, and 4 precent in both 2026 and 2027. Full-time and part-time employees will also receive a […]

CUPE 1978 ratifies new agreement with Greater Victoria Housing Society

VICTORIA – CUPE 1978 members at the Greater Victoria Housing Society have ratified a new five-year agreement that provides improved working conditions for CUPE members, as well as enhanced supportive housing services for the community. “We are pleased with the results of the respectful and collaborative approach that both the union and management took for this […]

West Shore Parks and Recreation Society workers ratify new contract

VICTORIA – CUPE Local 1978 and the West Shore Parks and Recreation Society have ratified a new two-year collective agreement. “Thanks to the hard work of our bargaining committee members, and the support of our membership, we were able to negotiate a new contract that both addresses our members’ key workplace concerns and better aligns […]

CUPE 4500 ratifies collective agreement

Over 180 transit supervisors represented by CUPE 4500 ratified their mediated settlement with Coast Mountain Bus Company this week, ending their month-long strike. “The CUPE 4500 bargaining committee wants to thank our members for their support throughout this bargaining process. Our members’ determination and dedication helped pave the way for this agreement,” said Chris Gindhu, […]

CUPE 718 welcomes Richmond Olympic Oval workers

RICHMOND – A group of Richmond Olympic Oval workers previously represented by PPWC will join CUPE, Canada’s largest public sector union, following a hearing at the Labour Relations Board on January 30, 2024. The new workers will become part of CUPE Local 718, the same local that represents the majority of City of Richmond staff. CUPE […]

CUPE 4500 accepts special mediator recommendations; urges Coast Mountain to follow

BURNABY – CUPE 4500, the union representing over 180 striking transit supervisors in the Lower Mainland, is accepting the special mediator’s recommendations aimed at ending the union’s strike against Coast Mountain Bus Company. The union says these recommendations represent an acceptable compromise for its members and takes sufficient steps to addressing the key issues of CUPE […]