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AUGUST 26, 2020

K-12 Bulletin #21 - Province approves all K-12 safety plans

Education Minister Rob Fleming announced this after­noon that all K-12 safety plans have been approved. Most safety plans, which required...

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AUGUST 25, 2020

K-12 Bulletin #20 - COVID-19 FAQ #5

As we head into the last two weeks of summer, I hope members have been enjoying time with family and...

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AUGUST 20, 2020

CUPE BC applauds first steps to sick pay, but joins with CUPE National’s call for federal government to do better

BURNABY - Today’s announcement from the federal government extending economic assistance to Canadians makes some important first steps toward a...

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AUGUST 17, 2020

K-12 operational guidelines updated August 17

School districts have received updated operational guidelines for K-12. Updates include mandatory masks for staff and students in middle and high schools in...

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AUGUST 17, 2020

K-12 Bulletin #19 - COVID-19 FAQ #4

Schools will re-open on September 8–11, with days in place for support staff and others in the school to familiarize...

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AUGUST 17, 2020

Federal government action needed to save the PNE

VANCOUVER – A century old tradition of summer in the lower mainland of BC is being threatened by a loophole...

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AUGUST 12, 2020

Phased-in approach to re-opening schools a solid plan—CUPE BC

BURNABY—CUPE BC and the CUPE K-12 Presidents Council welcome Education Minister Rob Fleming’s announcement today that schools will re-open the...

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AUGUST 11, 2020

K-12 Bulletin #18 - COVID-19 FAQ #3

We have received questions on many topics including: the impact on family bubbles with multiple children in different learning groups;...

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AUGUST 5, 2020

K-12 Bulletin #17 - COVID-19 FAQ #2

Duty to accommodate What will happen to members who have compromised immune systems or other health issues that present challenges...