VICTORIA– Members of CUPE Local 1978, representing municipal workers at the Capital Regional District, ratified a new collective agreement today.
As we near another Labour Day, leaders of major unions in B.C. are often asked for their thoughts. It seems to me that the collective voices of hundreds of thousands of working people might warrant at least a little ongoing media attention during the rest of the year, especially when compared to the hundreds of column inches dedicated to the views of anti-union business lobbyists like the Canadian Federation of Independent Businesses or the Independent Contractors and Businesses Association.
BURNABY—Members of the multi-union Community Bargaining Association (CBA) have voted solidly in favour of a new contract with health employers. The new three-year collective agreement, which covers 16,000 union members working in the community health sector, will take effect April 1, 2019 and expire on March 31, 2022.
Calling all Pacific Blue Cross plan members
BURNABY – Pacific Blue Cross plan members are asked to attend the Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, July 24 in the Crystal Ballroom at the Hilton Hotel Metrotown and help elect a progressive, accountable board that acts in the interest of plan members and respects its own workers.
HARRISON HOT SPRINGS – CUPE 458 and the Village of Harrison Hot Springs reached a new tentative agreement earlier today after almost a week of strike action in the Village.
BURNABY — A tentative agreement was reached between the K-12 Provincial Bargaining Council (PBC) and the BC Public School Employers’ Association (BCPSEA) late Wednesday evening on a provincial framework agreement for K-12 support staff.
When Princeton teacher, Shirley Low, developed a project for her Grade 3 social studies class on mapping ten years ago, no one had any idea what it would grow into. The class embraced the project to create a plan for a community garden and then wanted to actually build it.
HARRISON HOT SPRINGS – CUPE Local 458 and the Village of Harrison Springs resumed negotiations today (July 11), however after a brief bargaining session no agreement was reached.
HARRISON HOT SPRINGS – CUPE Local 458 and the Village of Harrison Hot Springs have agreed to resume negotiations, however the Village is too busy to bargain until next Wednesday or Thursday so strike action will likely continue for the next 8 to 9 days.