News
SEPTEMBER 4, 2020

K-12 Bulletin #24 - Additional K-12 funding will support a safe restart

Education Minister Rob Fleming’s funding announcement on Thursday is good news for our members and for a safe restart in...

News
SEPTEMBER 3, 2020

K-12 Bulletin #23 – CUPE K-12 Site Safety Committees

CUPE K-12 site health and safety committees do not fall under the jurisdiction of WorkSafeBC. The Workers Compensation Board and...

News
SEPTEMBER 3, 2020

Federal funding for Safe Return to Class should be distributed by School Districts—CUPE BC

CUPE BC President Paul Faoro wrote the attached letter to Education Minister Rob Fleming yesterday recommending that the federal government’s...

News
AUGUST 31, 2020

K-12 Bulletin #22 - COVID-19 FAQ #6

As we get ready for the September 8 return to schools, it seems as though this summer has flown by....

Commentary
AUGUST 31, 2020

We can’t be together this Labour Day—but we’re still in this together

Labour Day has always been one of my favourite days of the year. As the heat of summer begins to...

News
AUGUST 26, 2020

K-12 Bulletin #21 - Province approves all K-12 safety plans

Education Minister Rob Fleming announced this after­noon that all K-12 safety plans have been approved. Most safety plans, which required...

News
AUGUST 25, 2020

K-12 Bulletin #20 - COVID-19 FAQ #5

As we head into the last two weeks of summer, I hope members have been enjoying time with family and...

News
AUGUST 20, 2020

CUPE BC applauds first steps to sick pay, but joins with CUPE National’s call for federal government to do better

BURNABY - Today’s announcement from the federal government extending economic assistance to Canadians makes some important first steps toward a...

News
AUGUST 17, 2020

K-12 operational guidelines updated August 17

School districts have received updated operational guidelines for K-12. Updates include mandatory masks for staff and students in middle and high schools in...