Bargaining
FEBRUARY 27, 2013

Tentative deal reached at VCC

VANCOUVER—CUPE Local 4627 and Vancouver Community College have finally reached a tentative new collective agreement after 15 months of bargaining....

News
FEBRUARY 26, 2013

‘Stroller Derby’ planned for Christy Clark’s office

Event marking International Women’s Day to call on premier to bring in child care planVANCOUVER—Mothers and toddlers from throughout the...

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FEBRUARY 26, 2013

Strong presence for CUPE at blindness/low vision forum

NEW WESTMINSTER—CUPE made its presence known at a unique weekend forum aimed at raising awareness about and improving the lives...

News
FEBRUARY 25, 2013

CUPE BC joins with Steelworkers and COPE 378 to support workers’ rights in Mexico

VANCOUVER—CUPE BC executive board members joined members of other unions on Thursday, February 21 at a rally outside the Mexican...

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FEBRUARY 21, 2013

Less staff means less service on Skytrain

BURNABY—CUPE 7000 (BC Rapid Transit, Skytrain workers) has launched an awareness campaign about the impact of recent significant layoffs in...

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FEBRUARY 21, 2013

First-ever Local Economy Summit a big success

VANCOUVER—If British Columbians all shifted their household spending by ten percent toward “local first,” BC would see 31,000 net new...

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FEBRUARY 20, 2013

Solid Support for Respect in Langley K-12

LANGLEY—The executive of CUPE Local 1260 (Langley K-12 support staff/education workers) recently launched an idea they call their Respect Initiative.  CUPE 1260...

News
FEBRUARY 19, 2013

Election budget ‘balanced’ on backs of working families, students—CUPE BC

VICTORIA—The BC Liberal government’s final budget is nothing more than political posturing in advance of the May provincial election, CUPE...

Bargaining
FEBRUARY 19, 2013

Community Health collective agreement ratified

VANCOUVER—Workers in Community Health have voted 86 percent in favour of a two-year contract that provides an across the board...