KAMLOOPS – CUPE support workers at Thompson Rivers University (TRU) are featured on digital billboards on Highway 5 and on local buses this month as part of a campaign to raise public awareness about the varied services that students and the campus community rely on.
Powell River – CUPE 798 members working at the Powell River Public Library passed a strike vote with a near unanimous vote at a meeting held Thursday. The two parties have been in negotiations for more than a year to replace the last collective agreement, which expired in December 2017. The vote was called after the two parties reached an impasse in early February.
BURNABY - The British Columbia Library Association (BCLA) is pleased and proud to announce a new partnership with CUPE BC.
BURNABY - The 2019 Throne Speech shows that B.C.’s NDP government has a solid plan to continue building on its impressive record of delivering on issues that matter to CUPE members across the province, CUPE BC President Paul Faoro said today.
BURNABY – Striking workers at the Vancouver Art Gallery have voted in favour of a mediated settlement, effectively ending their week-long labour action.
BURNABY — CUPE 15 and the Vancouver Art Gallery have reached a tentative agreement at the bargaining table. The Memorandum of Agreement, reached today with the assistance of a mediator, is subject to ratification.
BURNABY—The Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 15, has applied to the BC Labour Relations Board for the appointment of a mediator in its dispute with the Vancouver Art Gallery. More than 200 Gallery workers have been off the job since their strike began Tuesday.
Gallery workers walk off the job in response to employer efforts to force a vote on rejected last offer
VANCOUVER – After rejecting the employer’s final offer Friday, workers at the Vancouver Art Gallery are walking off the job. The union served strike notice on Monday, January 28 but continued to bargain through the week in hopes of reaching a negotiated settlement.
Vernon and Coldstream arena workers voted unanimously to join CUPE 626.
VERNON — Thirteen arena workers in Vernon became members of CUPE 626 in a Labour Relations Board vote held on Friday (January 25). The workers voted unanimously to join CUPE.
Union vows to fight concessions and two-tier proposals
BURNABY—The Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 15, has served 72-hour strike notice on behalf of the more than 200 workers at the Vancouver Art Gallery. The union issued strike notice on January 28 in response to Gallery managers’ refusal to move from significant concession demands.