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Feb 04, 2021

CUPE BC President Paul Faoro announces he will not seek re-election at May convention

BURNABY-CUPE BC President Paul Faoro sent the following message to CUPE Local Presidents across B.C. after announcing to the union’s Executive Board this morning that he will not seek re-election to a fourth term as president. He will continue to serve as president until CUPE BC’s online 2021 Convention, May 19-21, when delegates will elect a new executive.

Faoro was first elected president in 2015 after serving as Secretary-Treasurer. He previously served as president of CUPE Local 15 for twelve years. Over Faoro’s tenure as president CUPE BC’s membership grew from 82,000 to more than 100,000, making CUPE BC the largest union in B.C.

Click here to read Faoro’s letter.

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