National Indigenous Peoples Day: CUPE members speak on Reconciliation

BURNABY—A new video released by CUPE BC in time for National Indigenous Peoples Day (June 21) explores the meaning of Reconciliation and what people can do collectively and as individuals to foster equality and make Canada a more just society for Indigenous peoples.

http://www.cupe.bc.ca/national_indigenous_peoples_day_cupe_members_speak_on_reconciliation

Tentative agreements reached for General Services and Community Living

BURNABY—The Community Social Services Bargaining Association (CSSBA) is pleased to announce that, after four weeks of negotiations and a 95-hour push over the last six days for a deal without concessions, a tentative agreement has been reached for General Services and Community Living with the Community Social Services Employers’ Association (CSSEA). The tentative agreements are for three-year terms and provide significant compensation increases in terms of low-wage redress for all members while meeting the government mandate of improving the services British Columbians count on.

SFU workers’ pension plan secured following years of effort

BURNABY — CUPE 3338 members who work at Simon Fraser University, and other members of the Employees’ Joint Pension Committee (EJPC), will vote on ratification of proposed amendments to their pension plan this fall. Both the Public Sector Employers’ Council (PSEC) and the Board of Governors have approved the changes and the three employee groups at SFU (APSA, CUPE 3338 and the Poly Party) must also approve them.

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