News
MARCH 2, 2010

Liberals further the divide in B.C. with 2010 Budget

VICTORIA—With its first post-Olympics budget, the BC Liberal government is worsening economic polarization and providing little relief to rural communities...

Bargaining
MARCH 2, 2010

Health Sciences Professionals negotiations scheduled

VANCOUVER–The Health Science Professionals Bargaining Association (HSPBA) and Health Employers Association of BC (HEABC) have agreed to begin contract discussions...

Bargaining
MARCH 1, 2010

Community social services bargaining and pension update

BURNABY—Representatives from the community social services sector’s multi-union negotiating team met by conference call on February 22, at the request...

News
MARCH 1, 2010

Overflow crowd gives thumbs-down to sewage P3

VICTORIA - It was a shutout for public sewage treatment at the Capital Regional District meeting on sewage treatment procurement...

News
FEBRUARY 22, 2010

Wear Pink on February 26

BURNABY–On Friday, February 26, CUPE members in British Columbia will join folks in communities across Canada by wearing pink as...

Bargaining
FEBRUARY 19, 2010

Fourth CUPE Local rejects tentative agreement

VANCOUVER - CUPE 3403-01 members voted on Thursday to reject the tentative Community Health agreement, the final of four locals...

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...