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Transportation

Transportation

CUPE represents more than 2,000 workers employed in B.C.’s Transit and Railway sectors. These members work in operations, maintenance, supervision and administration for a variety of employers throughout the province. They help hundreds of thousands of British Columbians get to their daily destinations and play an important role in the B.C. economy through the movement of goods and by supporting industrial workers at work camps.

Transportation sector news

Fraser Valley transit drivers serve 72-hour strike notice; Workers seeking equal pay for equal work

Fraser Valley transit drivers serve 72-hour strike notice; Workers seeking equal pay for equal work

January 30, 2023
ABBOTSFORD – Transit operators in the Fraser Valley, represented by CUPE 561, have served 72-hour strike notice to First Transit, the for-profit company that operates BC Transit services in Chilliwack,…
ABBOTSFORD – Transit operators in the Fraser Valley, represented by CUPE 561, have served 72-hour strike notice to First Transit, the for-profit company that operates BC Transit services in Chilliwack,...

CUPE 561 bus drivers at First Transit vote 98 per cent in favour of job action

CUPE 561 bus drivers at First Transit vote 98 per cent in favour of job action

December 19, 2022
ABBOTSFORD—In a strike vote completed over the weekend, CUPE 561 members who work as bus drivers for First Transit in the Fraser Valley have voted 98 per cent in favour…
ABBOTSFORD—In a strike vote completed over the weekend, CUPE 561 members who work as bus drivers for First Transit in the Fraser Valley have voted 98 per cent in favour...

CUPE transit workers launch campaign encouraging more use of public transit

CUPE transit workers launch campaign encouraging more use of public transit

August 22, 2022
BURNABY — Citing higher fuel prices and cost of living, increasing traffic and commuting challenges, as well as concerns about climate change, two locals of the Canadian Union of Public…
BURNABY — Citing higher fuel prices and cost of living, increasing traffic and commuting challenges, as well as concerns about climate change, two locals of the Canadian Union of Public...
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CUPE BC represents more than 100,000 workers in more than 160 locals across the province. Find your local here.
Sector*
Keywords / Employers / Local Number
Transportation sector locals
CUPE LOCAL 8911
Emergency Communications Professionals of BC
CUPE LOCAL 7000
Rapid Transit and Rail Workers
CUPE LOCAL 5523
SD22 - Vernon School District Education Workers
CUPE LOCAL 5278
VIU Students' Union Workers
CUPE LOCAL 5150
SD19 - Revelstoke School District Education Workers
CUPE LOCAL 5101
SD79 - Cowichan Valley School District Education Workers