Bargaining updates from CUPE BC's 170 locals.

JUNE 19, 2012

Community Social Services: Strike vote meetings continue; invitation to telephone town hall meeting June 19

Community Social Services members represented by CUPE are continuing to participate across the province at multi-union information and strike vote...

JUNE 18, 2012

CUPE 116 at UBC enters mediation

VANCOUVER – CUPE 116 has returned to the bargaining table with a mediator.  The UBC local met with the employer...

JUNE 14, 2012

Fraser Valley Library Workers ratify four-year deal

ABBOTSFORD—Members of CUPE 1698 voted in favour of ratifying a four-year collective agreement Sunday, June 10. The agreement includes a two...

JUNE 8, 2012

Talks break down in community social services bargaining, strike vote to be taken: Strike vote meetings to start next week

VANCOUVER - Talks broke down yesterday between the provincial government, employers and the ten unions representing B.C.'s 15,000 community social...

JUNE 6, 2012

CUPE 116 at UBC serves strike notice

VANCOUVER—CUPE Local 116 has served 72-hour strike notice at UBC. The 2,000 member local served notice this morning after contract...

JUNE 5, 2012

Okanagan library workers continue job action

KELOWNA—Four Okanagan Regional Library (ORL) van drivers will be off the job this week, as library workers continue to fight...

MAY 24, 2012

Monetary proposals tabled at Community Social Services bargaining table: June 4 bargaining week will be critical

The multi-union bargaining committee presented its monetary proposals to the employer during the latest week of bargaining, including wage and...

MAY 18, 2012

Strong strike votes at UBC/Uvic

VANCOUVER – CUPE Locals 116 and 2278 have secured strong strike votes from their members.  The members of local 116...

APRIL 24, 2012

City of Powell River announces dramatic cuts to municipal services

POWELL RIVER—Dramatic cuts to municipal services will affect the quality of services residents receive in Powell River, warns CUPE Local...