Bargaining
JANUARY 25, 2010

Third CUPE Local rejects Community Health tentative agreement

VANCOUVER — CUPE 15 members joined their CUPE health sector counterparts in turning down the tentative agreement with a resounding...

Bargaining
JANUARY 21, 2010

CUPE members soundly reject Community Health agreement

BURNABY — CUPE members voted overwhelmingly against a proposed agreement in the Community Health sector. The two-year deal features no...

News
JANUARY 21, 2010

Hearts out to Haiti

BURNABY —The CUPE BC executive board has unanimously passed a motion to send $15,000 to Oxfam Quebec to help Haiti....

News
JANUARY 20, 2010

B.C. Auditor General P3 review is timely

Canadian reports find problems with public-private partnershipsBURNABY—Evidence is mounting that Canadian taxpayers are being sold a bill of goods with...

News
JANUARY 19, 2010

School board supports public sewage treatment

Victoria council committee to hear motion on ThursdayVICTORIA— The Greater Victoria Board of Education will be letting city councils and...

News
JANUARY 19, 2010

More privatization at UVic?

VICTORIA—Warnings surfaced a few days ago about yet another privatization attempt at UVic. Following last fall’s proposal to contract out...

News
JANUARY 18, 2010

Industrial inquiry skims ambulance issues

RICHMOND – The provincial government’s report on the BC Ambulance Service released today appears to live up to paramedics’ predictions...

Bargaining
JANUARY 18, 2010

Committee recommends rejecting tentative agreement

VANCOUVER—CUPE’s Community Health bargaining committee is recommending rejection of the tentative agreement reached with the Liberal government and the BCGEU...

News
JANUARY 16, 2010

A window full of wait times

VANCOUVER—Ambulance paramedics were on hand Saturday to 'greet' BC Liberals meeting to discuss British Columbia communities. Paramedics outside the meeting...