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New chapter of inclusion and recognition: Workers from WISH Drop-In Centre Society join CUPE

New chapter of inclusion and recognition: Workers from WISH Drop-In Centre Society join CUPE

July 3, 2024
VANCOUVER — Supportive Employment Program (SEP) Leads at WISH Drop-In Centre Society have unionized with CUPE 1936, a multi-unit local of the Canadian Union of Public Employees, B.C.’s largest union….
VANCOUVER — Supportive Employment Program (SEP) Leads at WISH Drop-In Centre Society have unionized with CUPE 1936, a multi-unit local of the Canadian Union of Public Employees, B.C.’s largest union....

Bulletin – More CUPE members now covered by WorkSafeBC mental-health presumption

Bulletin – More CUPE members now covered by WorkSafeBC mental-health presumption

June 11, 2024
The BC Ministry of Labour added 11 new occupations to the mental-health presumption under the Workers Compensation Act this week. This will allow more CUPE members faster access to treatment…
The BC Ministry of Labour added 11 new occupations to the mental-health presumption under the Workers Compensation Act this week. This will allow more CUPE members faster access to treatment...

City of Trail and CUPE 2087 ratify new agreement

City of Trail and CUPE 2087 ratify new agreement

May 27, 2024
TRAIL— CUPE 2087 members, Trail municipal workers, and the City of Trail have ratified a new three-year agreement. “Our members are proud to serve the community they work and live…
TRAIL— CUPE 2087 members, Trail municipal workers, and the City of Trail have ratified a new three-year agreement. “Our members are proud to serve the community they work and live...

Bulletin – B.C. moving forward with seamless childcare in schools

Bulletin – B.C. moving forward with seamless childcare in schools

May 16, 2024
The provincial government will be moving forward with fully integrating before- and after-school care into B.C. schools, staffed by K-12 school support workers. This initiative will use existing school space…
The provincial government will be moving forward with fully integrating before- and after-school care into B.C. schools, staffed by K-12 school support workers. This initiative will use existing school space...

CUPE BC Statement on the Passing of UFCW 1518 President Kim Novak

CUPE BC Statement on the Passing of UFCW 1518 President Kim Novak

May 6, 2024
BURNABY— Kim Novak was more than a union leader. She was a dynamic, dedicated, and passionate advocate for some of the most overlooked workers in our province. A friend to…
BURNABY— Kim Novak was more than a union leader. She was a dynamic, dedicated, and passionate advocate for some of the most overlooked workers in our province. A friend to...

CUPE BC sets sights on worker power at the ballot box

CUPE BC sets sights on worker power at the ballot box

April 27, 2024
“When we plan together, bargain together, campaign together, and stand together…we win” – Karen Ranalletta, CUPE BC President to 2024 CUPE BC convention VANCOUVER— Wrapping up four days of discussions…
“When we plan together, bargain together, campaign together, and stand together…we win” – Karen Ranalletta, CUPE BC President to 2024 CUPE BC convention VANCOUVER— Wrapping up four days of discussions...

Worker solidarity: protecting hard-fought worker’s rights in upcoming elections

Worker solidarity: protecting hard-fought worker’s rights in upcoming elections

April 27, 2024
VANCOUVER— Enhance and defend worker rights. Strengthen labour laws. Support the right of workers to organize. These are the things Bea Bruske, president of the Canadian Labour Congress, said politicians…
VANCOUVER— Enhance and defend worker rights. Strengthen labour laws. Support the right of workers to organize. These are the things Bea Bruske, president of the Canadian Labour Congress, said politicians...

The power to radically improve the lives of workers

The power to radically improve the lives of workers

April 27, 2024
VANCOUVER— Whether they spell it labour or labor, unions are working to better the lives of workers, fight for racial justice, and are united in opposing right-wing extremism on both…
VANCOUVER— Whether they spell it labour or labor, unions are working to better the lives of workers, fight for racial justice, and are united in opposing right-wing extremism on both...

Convention Forum charts a course to a better CUPE BC convention model

Convention Forum charts a course to a better CUPE BC convention model

April 27, 2024
VANCOUVER— This year’s convention forum was dedicated to the future as delegates gathered to consider how CUPE BC’s senior decision-making body, its annual convention, could evolve to better meet members’…
VANCOUVER— This year’s convention forum was dedicated to the future as delegates gathered to consider how CUPE BC’s senior decision-making body, its annual convention, could evolve to better meet members’...