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Facing B.C.’s challenges together in 2022

Facing B.C.’s challenges together in 2022

December 9, 2021
Welcome to the Winter 2022 edition of Public Employee. Though you will receive this issue well before January 1, I want to extend my best wishes to all CUPE members…
Welcome to the Winter 2022 edition of Public Employee. Though you will receive this issue well before January 1, I want to extend my best wishes to all CUPE members...

CUPE BC presents priorities for B.C. Budget 2022

CUPE BC presents priorities for B.C. Budget 2022

October 1, 2021
As part of the provincial government’s pre-Budget 2022 consultations, CUPE BC President Karen Ranalletta presented the union’s priorities and recommendations. Read the full document here.
As part of the provincial government’s pre-Budget 2022 consultations, CUPE BC President Karen Ranalletta presented the union’s priorities and recommendations. Read the full document here.

It’s time to reconnect

It’s time to reconnect

July 27, 2021
In the year and a half since the first COVID-19 lockdown, we’ve learned just how challenging and unpredictable pandemic times can be. For many of us, the ability to make…
In the year and a half since the first COVID-19 lockdown, we’ve learned just how challenging and unpredictable pandemic times can be. For many of us, the ability to make...

Connecting with our members never stops

Connecting with our members never stops

March 25, 2021
As you read this issue of Public Employee, we’re well into the second year of the COVID-19 pandemic. While vaccines allow us to see light at the end of the…
As you read this issue of Public Employee, we’re well into the second year of the COVID-19 pandemic. While vaccines allow us to see light at the end of the...

Electing a BC NDP majority government was crucial—let’s remember why

Electing a BC NDP majority government was crucial—let’s remember why

November 18, 2020
All CUPE members in B.C. should celebrate the election of a BCNDP government on October 24. Not only was Premier John Horgan’s government re-elected, it increased its seat count dramatically—from…
All CUPE members in B.C. should celebrate the election of a BCNDP government on October 24. Not only was Premier John Horgan’s government re-elected, it increased its seat count dramatically—from...

We can’t be together this Labour Day—but we’re still in this together

We can’t be together this Labour Day—but we’re still in this together

August 31, 2020
Labour Day has always been one of my favourite days of the year. As the heat of summer begins to fade and the chill of fall approaches, Labour Day offers…
Labour Day has always been one of my favourite days of the year. As the heat of summer begins to fade and the chill of fall approaches, Labour Day offers...

Information for CUPE members about COVID-19 and their workplaces

Information for CUPE members about COVID-19 and their workplaces

March 18, 2020
CUPE BC is here to support our Locals, and we are working hard with CUPE National’s Regional Office to ensure CUPE members are able to access the information they need….
CUPE BC is here to support our Locals, and we are working hard with CUPE National’s Regional Office to ensure CUPE members are able to access the information they need....

The work begins now

The work begins now

January 6, 2020
Why we need a BC NDP majority government Welcome to the first edition of Public Employee for the 2020s. It will come as no surprise to regular readers that my…
Why we need a BC NDP majority government Welcome to the first edition of Public Employee for the 2020s. It will come as no surprise to regular readers that my...

Why we’re with Jagmeet

Why we’re with Jagmeet

October 18, 2019
The federal election on October 21 offers working people an opportunity to cast their ballot for an unambiguously pro-worker and pro-union leader and political party: Jagmeet Singh and Canada’s NDP….
The federal election on October 21 offers working people an opportunity to cast their ballot for an unambiguously pro-worker and pro-union leader and political party: Jagmeet Singh and Canada’s NDP....