October 31, 2012

Health science professionals table wage increase proposal

VANCOUVER—After more than six months of talks, the Health Science Professionals Bargaining Association (HSBPA) today tabled a wage proposal in contract discussions with the Health Emplo

October 31, 2012

Vancouver inside workers reach tentative agreement

VANCOUVER—CUPE 15 and the City of Vancouver have reached a tentative agreement for members employed by the City of Vancouver, Park Board, Ray-Cam and Britannia.

CUPE 15 president Paul Faoro says that after ten months of bargaining the bargaining committee is pleased to have reached a fair, balanced and respectful agreement.

October 29, 2012

UBC Teaching Assistants launch strike action

VANCOUVER—CUPE Local 2278 members hit the bricks today, picketing outside the Jack Bell building on campus at UBC.  The job action started at 3pm, when their 72-hour strike notice took effect.  The Canadian Union of Public Employees local represents 2,300 teaching assistants, tutors, markers and language assistants at the University of British Columbia. 

October 29, 2012

UBC Teaching Assistants launch strike action

VANCOUVER—CUPE Local 2278 members hit the bricks today, picketing outside the Jack Bell building on campus at UBC.  The job action started at 3pm, when their 72-hour strike notice took effect.  The Canadian Union of Public Employees local represents 2,300 teaching assistants, tutors, markers and language assistants at the University of British Columbia. 

October 29, 2012

CUPE and Royal Roads sign tentative deal

VICTORIA—CUPE support workers at Royal Roads University have reached a new tentative agreement. The no-concessions, four-year deal must still be ratified by the members of CUPE 3886 and by the university administration.

Highlights of the agreement:

October 29, 2012

CUPE and Royal Roads sign tentative deal

VICTORIA—CUPE support workers at Royal Roads University have reached a new tentative agreement. The no-concessions, four-year deal must still be ratified by the members of CUPE 3886 and by the university administration.

Highlights of the agreement:

October 25, 2012

CUPE workers reject SFU ‘stall tactics’

BURNABY—Frustrated by SFU’s refusal to negotiate, the union representing clerical and other support staff is pulling out of pension discussions.  CUPE 3338 says it will no longer help the university with its ailing pension plan until it has a new collective agreement for CUPE members. 

October 25, 2012

CUPE workers reject SFU ‘stall tactics’

BURNABY—Frustrated by SFU’s refusal to negotiate, the union representing clerical and other support staff is pulling out of pension discussions.  CUPE 3338 says it will no longer help the university with its ailing pension plan until it has a new collective agreement for CUPE members.