<strong>Workers at Science World decide to unionize, join CUPE</strong>

VANCOUVER— Workers at Vancouver’s iconic Science World have decided to join B.C.’s largest union, the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE). The 150 workers will be part of CUPE Local 1004, a multi-unit local that represents a diversity of community, municipal and professional workers across the region. “We are proud to welcome workers at Science […]

<strong>CUPE municipal workers in Abbotsford ratify new contract</strong>

ABBOTSFORD— CUPE Local 774 members, municipal workers in Abbotsford, have ratified a new two-year agreement. The ratification vote took place Thursday March 9 and members voted 89 percent in favour of the new agreement which provides wage increases of 4.5 percent for 2023 and 4 percent for 2024. “We are very pleased that we were […]

<strong>Burnaby Public Library Workers Ratify New Contract</strong>

BURNABY – CUPE 23 members who work for Burnaby Public Library have voted 91 percent in favour of ratifying a new three-year agreement. “I want to thank the bargaining committee for their great contributions and hard work during this round of negotiations,” said CUPE 23 Library Division Chair Sarah Bjorknas. “This new agreement recognizes the important […]

<strong>CUPE Local 23 Ratifies New Agreement</strong>

BURNABY – CUPE Local 23 members (City of Burnaby inside and outside workers as well as foremen) have voted 75 percent in favour of ratifying a new three-year agreement. “I want to thank the bargaining committee, CUPE 23 staff and our CUPE servicing representatives for their hard work in achieving this new agreement,” said CUPE […]

CVRD and CUPE reach four-year labour agreement for continued delivery of services

DUNCAN, BC– The Cowichan Valley Regional District (CVRD) and Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 358 have reached agreement on a four-year collective agreement for the period of January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2025. “We are very pleased to announce that we have reached this agreement after months of work by the highly […]

Village of Pouce Coupe workers ratify new contract

POUCE COUPE – CUPE 2403 members working in the Village of Pouce Coupe have voted overwhelmingly in favour of a new five-year contract. “We were really pleased with the tone of this round of negotiations and the collaborative approach taken to address workplace issues,” says CUPE 2403 President Stephanie Goudie. “This new contract helps to […]

Capital Regional District workers reach tentative agreement

VICTORIA – CUPE Local 1978, Capital Regional District (CRD) workers, and the CRD have reached a tentative agreement. The agreement was reached last Thursday (November 10), after two days of mediation with a neutral third-party mediator appointed by the Labour Relations Board. “Our members, like all CRD residents, have felt the pressure of rising interest […]

Powell River library workers reach tentative agreement

POWELL RIVER – Powell River library workers, represented by CUPE Local 798, have reached a tentative agreement with the Powell River Public Library. “We are confident that this agreement addresses our members’ longstanding concerns around wage fairness and supports fair compensation for workers and improved services for residents,” says CUPE Local 798 President Fred Stutt. […]

CUPE Local 2011 and The District of Saanich Reach Tentative Agreement

SAANICH – District of Saanich workers, represented by CUPE Local 2011, and the District of Saanich have reached a tentative agreement. “We are confident that this new agreement will help with the affordability challenges our members are facing,” says CUPE Local 2011 President Ryan Graham. “We are pleased that we were able to find common […]

Strike Action on Hold, Negotiations Continue for Powell River Library Workers

POWELL RIVER – CUPE Local 798, Powell River library workers, and the Powell River Public Library are set to continue bargaining discussions after significant progress was made over the weekend. “We are encouraged by the approach the Library has taken to find concrete solutions to the longstanding issue of wage fairness for library workers,” says […]