Bargaining
SEPTEMBER 28, 2010

Employers drop the ball in negotiations

BURNABY— This week, the Community Social Services bargaining committee offered employers an opportunity to finally get serious about negotiations for a new collective agreement...

News
SEPTEMBER 23, 2010

UBC locals welcome staff and students

VANCOUVER—CUPE locals at the University of British Columbia have had a busy September welcoming new and returning students and members...

News
SEPTEMBER 21, 2010

CUPE BC joins fight against BC Liberal tax grab

BURNABY—The BC Liberals’ Harmonized Sales Tax is a $2 billion tax shift from corporations to individuals and must be stopped...

News
SEPTEMBER 16, 2010

Increased CPP benefits backed by 75% of British Columbians

British Columbians are firmly behind a raise in Canada Pension Plan (CPP) benefits for retirees, according to a recent opinion...

Bargaining
SEPTEMBER 14, 2010

Quesnel municipal workers’ contract ratified

QUESNEL—Members of CUPE 1050, Quesnel municipal workers, have a three-year contract that was ratified by Mayor and Council yesterday. “We...

News
SEPTEMBER 10, 2010

Victoria university locals launch joint website

VICTORIA — CUPE locals in Victoria are raising awareness about the work that they do to support students and quality...

Bargaining
SEPTEMBER 9, 2010

From lock-out threat to ratification

QUESNEL—CUPE 1050 members ratified a mediated agreement with the City of Quesnel yesterday. Both parties have agreed not to discuss...

News
SEPTEMBER 9, 2010

Union seeks answers on BC Assessment office closures

Cost savings unproven, 20 staff forced to relocate from Penticton and Vernon with few optionsPENTICTON—Nearly a year after the plan...

News
SEPTEMBER 7, 2010

CUPE 50 raises concerns about solid waste and recycling services

VICTORIA—CUPE 50 president John Burrows called on Victoria’s Mayor and Council to fully consider the public option in solid waste...