Bargaining
FEBRUARY 19, 2010

Creston library workers get ‘solid’ first agreement

CRESTON— The 13 members of CUPE 4959 who work at Creston Public Library look forward to serving the public in...

Bargaining
FEBRUARY 18, 2010

New pension plan for community social services

BURNABY—On April 1, CUPE’s community social services workers become eligible to join the Municipal Pension Plan (MPP). The ability to...

News
FEBRUARY 12, 2010

Supporters rally to defend Insite from Feds

VANCOUVER – More than 150 people rallied on Wednesday in support of Insite, North America’s only supervised injection site. The...

News
FEBRUARY 11, 2010

O’Neill addresses hundreds on “local first”

COMOX—The school gymnasium at Highland Senior Secondary School was filled to the bleachers on Monday for CUPE BC president Barry...

Bargaining
FEBRUARY 11, 2010

Tentative agreement for health care workers

BURNABY—A tentative agreement covering more than 48,000 hospital and long-term care workers has been reached between the multi-union Facilities Bargaining...

News
FEBRUARY 9, 2010

Jargon-laden Throne Speech hints at mass privatization

BURNABY— This year’s Speech from the Throne leaves no doubt that the BC Liberal government has completely ignored all expert...

News
FEBRUARY 9, 2010

UVic rally for public services, free collective bargaining

VICTORIA—Whistles blew, sirens wailed and hundreds of leaflets were handed out at a rally at UVic on February 8. CUPE...

News
FEBRUARY 8, 2010

Penticton rallies for collective bargaining

PENTICTON – More than 50 boisterous union activists and supporters gathered outside Liberal MLA Bill Barisoff’s office Saturday to protest...

News
FEBRUARY 8, 2010

CLC president to address rally on bargaining rights

BURNABY—Canadian Labour Congress president Ken Georgetti will be among the guest speakers tomorrow (Wednesday) at a public rally focusing on...