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Bulletin – Presidents Council endorses Provincial Framework Agreement

Bulletin – Presidents Council endorses Provincial Framework Agreement

September 23, 2022
The K-12 Presidents are endorsing the new Provincial Framework Agreement reached last week. The British Columbia Public School Employers’ Association (BCPSEA) also endorses the agreement. Both recommend the agreement be…
The K-12 Presidents are endorsing the new Provincial Framework Agreement reached last week. The British Columbia Public School Employers’ Association (BCPSEA) also endorses the agreement. Both recommend the agreement be...

School support workers reach tentative deal with BC public schools

School support workers reach tentative deal with BC public schools

September 16, 2022
Burnaby – A tentative provincial framework agreement has been reached between the unions representing B.C.’s 40,000 school support workers and the British Columbia Public School Employers’ Association (BCPSEA). “Our bargaining…
Burnaby – A tentative provincial framework agreement has been reached between the unions representing B.C.’s 40,000 school support workers and the British Columbia Public School Employers’ Association (BCPSEA). “Our bargaining...

Worker tributes are great—but fair compensation is better

Worker tributes are great—but fair compensation is better

September 2, 2022
This Labour Day, let’s commit to making life more affordable for B.C. workers Anyone who knows me knows I love a good party, and Labour Day is no exception. This…
This Labour Day, let’s commit to making life more affordable for B.C. workers Anyone who knows me knows I love a good party, and Labour Day is no exception. This...

CUPE BC endorses Dave Eby to become the next leader of the BC NDP, premier

CUPE BC endorses Dave Eby to become the next leader of the BC NDP, premier

September 1, 2022
BURNABY – CUPE BC has endorsed Dave Eby to be the next leader of the BC NDP. The Union, B.C.’s largest, pledged to back Eby in consideration of his long…
BURNABY – CUPE BC has endorsed Dave Eby to be the next leader of the BC NDP. The Union, B.C.’s largest, pledged to back Eby in consideration of his long...

Making a difference for worker health and safety

Making a difference for worker health and safety

August 30, 2022
CUPE 374 member Shaun Bradley, who works for the City of Colwood, was recently appointed as a Worker Representative to the board of the BC Municipal Safety Association. Being at…
Being at the table as a member of a board of directors—part of a leadership team with the same goals or community vision—is a great way to share our values...

CUPE BC donation supports replacement of vandalized memorial plaques at Kimberley Veterans Park

CUPE BC donation supports replacement of vandalized memorial plaques at Kimberley Veterans Park

August 29, 2022
The missing plaques can be seen on the boulders lining the park in the attached. Photo by Cindy Postnikoff. KIMBERLEY — On June 24, Kimberley residents noticed that something was…
KIMBERLEY — On June 24, Kimberley residents noticed that something was missing from their Veterans Memorial Park after vandals removed 12 memorial plaques and damaged another. The plaques contained facts...

Public Employee – Summer 2022

Public Employee – Summer 2022

August 29, 2022
Read our latest issue here! https://issuu.com/cupebc/docs/public_employee_-_summer_2022
Read our latest issue here!

Library Workers Vote to Strike, Seeking Equal Pay for Equal Work

Library Workers Vote to Strike, Seeking Equal Pay for Equal Work

August 25, 2022
Library workers at the Powell River Public Library, represented by CUPE Local 798, voted 100% in favour of a strike in a vote held Tuesday, August 23, 2022. Workers have…
Library workers at the Powell River Public Library, represented by CUPE Local 798, voted 100% in favour of a strike in a vote held Tuesday, August 23, 2022. Workers have...

CUPE transit workers launch campaign encouraging more use of public transit

CUPE transit workers launch campaign encouraging more use of public transit

August 22, 2022
BURNABY — Citing higher fuel prices and cost of living, increasing traffic and commuting challenges, as well as concerns about climate change, two locals of the Canadian Union of Public…
BURNABY — Citing higher fuel prices and cost of living, increasing traffic and commuting challenges, as well as concerns about climate change, two locals of the Canadian Union of Public...