Bargaining
NOVEMBER 20, 2012

More BC colleges behind picket lines

VICTORIA–Five more BC community colleges are on strike.  The job action comes after failed last minute efforts by CUPE to get...

Bargaining
NOVEMBER 19, 2012

Limited job action continues in Community Health

VANCOUVER—Workers in community health continued limited job action last week, with over 60 BCGEU members picketing in Cranbrook on Wednesday....

Bargaining
NOVEMBER 16, 2012

UBC Teaching Assistants Ratify Contract

VANCOUVER – CUPE teaching assistants at the University of British Columbia have ratified a new collective agreement. The 2,300 members...

Bargaining
NOVEMBER 15, 2012

BC College Workers Poised for Tuesday Strike

BC College Workers Poised for Tuesday StrikeNANAIMO – CUPE staff at BC’s colleges are readying for strike action.  Tentative plans...

News
NOVEMBER 15, 2012

Anti-Privatization Conference Closes

RICHMOND— CUPE members from all over the province learned last week how they can educate their own communities about the...

News
NOVEMBER 15, 2012

Community social services workers target Minister of Children and Families

SURREY—Caring not-for-profit community workers who provide counselling, mental health, transition housing, but also family, children and immigrant services in Surrey...

News
NOVEMBER 14, 2012

Impasse prompts strike votes at BC colleges

COURTENAY - CUPE support workers at Camosun and North Island College are the latest to move towards strike action in...

News
NOVEMBER 13, 2012

Strong support for Health Care Workers

VANCOUVER—Hundreds rallied in support of health care workers last Wednesday afternoon and sent a strong message to Christy Clark and...

Bargaining
NOVEMBER 9, 2012

District of Elkford municipal workers file for mediation

ELKFORD—Talks between the District of Elkford and CUPE Local 3004 have ground to a halt.CUPE National Representative, Keith Nielson, reports...