News
APRIL 14, 2010

Government misses emergency call

VICTORIA—The Liberals ignored B.C.’s deteriorating ambulance service in today’s budget speech, despite the five-month-long strike by the province’s 3,500 paramedics...

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APRIL 14, 2010

Working families pay more, get less BC Budget increases middle class tax burden

VICTORIA—The Provincial Budget announced today cuts jobs, reduces services for people who need them most, and continues the Liberal shift...

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APRIL 14, 2010

A Labour Day tribute to paramedics

VANCOUVER—Striking members of CUPE 873, B.C. ambulance paramedics, received a big boost in visibility and some much-needed support at yesterday’s...

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APRIL 14, 2010

Paramedics issue settlement offer

VANCOUVER—Representatives of 3,500 striking Ambulance Paramedics of BC, CUPE 873, have forwarded an offer for settlement to the BC Ambulance...

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APRIL 14, 2010

Paramedics respond to stalled talks

VANCOUVER — Ambulance Paramedics are holding a march and rally in Richmond tomorrow in the wake of stalled contract talks...

Bargaining
APRIL 14, 2010

CUPE K-12 locals in B.C. to form provincial bargaining council

RICHMOND—CUPE national president Paul Moist and CUPE BC president Barry O’Neill will join close to 200 delegates from more than...

News
APRIL 14, 2010

Paramedics to work ‘only their regular shifts’

RICHMOND— BC ambulance paramedics will only work their regularly scheduled shifts at their assigned ambulance stations and their primary operators...

News
APRIL 14, 2010

Paramedics’ talks resume

VANCOUVER - Talks are back on between the Ambulance Paramedics of BC and the employer. The two bargaining committees will...

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APRIL 14, 2010

Register now for Champions for Public Education conference

VANCOUVER - CUPE BC’s Champions for Public Education conference promises to be a stimulating experience for CUPE members in the...