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Kootenay Lake School District support workers in favour of strike action

Kootenay Lake School District support workers in favour of strike action

January 25, 2023
School support workers in School District 8 – Kootenay Lake are in overwhelming support of taking job action if they can’t reach a fair collective agreement. Members of CUPE 748,…
School support workers in School District 8 – Kootenay Lake are in overwhelming support of taking job action if they can’t reach a fair collective agreement. Members of CUPE 748,...

Central Okanagan school support workers vote in favour of strike

Central Okanagan school support workers vote in favour of strike

January 17, 2023
KELOWNA – School support workers in Central Okanagan Public Schools have voted overwhelmingly in support of a strike or other job actions. Members of CUPE 3523, who provide crucial services…
KELOWNA – School support workers in Central Okanagan Public Schools have voted overwhelmingly in support of a strike or other job actions. Members of CUPE 3523, who provide crucial services...

Health science professionals ratify new collective agreement

Health science professionals ratify new collective agreement

January 17, 2023
Members of the Health Science Professionals Bargaining Association have voted 77 per cent in favour of accept a new collective agreement effective April 21, 2022 to March 31, 2025. Highlights of…
Members of the Health Science Professionals Bargaining Association have voted 77 per cent in favour of accept a new collective agreement effective April 21, 2022 to March 31, 2025. Highlights of...

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

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

December 21, 2022
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…
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...

Village of Pouce Coupe workers ratify new contract

Village of Pouce Coupe workers ratify new contract

December 19, 2022
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…
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...

CUPE 561 bus drivers at First Transit vote 98 per cent in favour of job action

CUPE 561 bus drivers at First Transit vote 98 per cent in favour of job action

December 19, 2022
ABBOTSFORD—In a strike vote completed over the weekend, CUPE 561 members who work as bus drivers for First Transit in the Fraser Valley have voted 98 per cent in favour…
ABBOTSFORD—In a strike vote completed over the weekend, CUPE 561 members who work as bus drivers for First Transit in the Fraser Valley have voted 98 per cent in favour...

CUPE 4163 and University of Victoria ratify renewed collective agreement

CUPE 4163 and University of Victoria ratify renewed collective agreement

December 15, 2022
VICTORIA – The members of the University of Victoria Educational Workers’ Union (CUPE 4163) Component 3 and the UVic Board of Governors have ratified a renewed collective agreement. The agreement,…
VICTORIA – The members of the University of Victoria Educational Workers’ Union (CUPE 4163) Component 3 and the UVic Board of Governors have ratified a renewed collective agreement. The agreement,...

Public Employee – Winter 2022-23

Public Employee – Winter 2022-23

December 9, 2022
Read our latest issue here! https://issuu.com/cupebc/docs/public_employee_-_winter_2022-23
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CUPE 4163 and University of Victoria reach tentative agreement

CUPE 4163 and University of Victoria reach tentative agreement

November 29, 2022
VICTORIA – The University of Victoria Educational Workers’ Union (CUPE 4163) Component 3 has reached a tentative agreement with UVic. The agreement, reached this week at the bargaining table, covers…
VICTORIA – The University of Victoria Educational Workers’ Union (CUPE 4163) Component 3 has reached a tentative agreement with UVic. The agreement, reached this week at the bargaining table, covers...