Pacific Blue Cross workers strive to make AGM accessible to all members

BURNABY—Members of CUPE 1816 who work for Pacific Blue Cross are pulling out all the stops to make sure that the benefit provider’s upcoming December 13 Annual General Meeting is accessible to all primary plan holders who wish to participate in the election of PBC’s next board of directors.

Final reminder to take Community Social Services precarious work survey

BURNABY—Are you a Community Social Services worker? If so, CUPE, the Community Social Services Bargaining Association (CSSBA), and the Community Social Services Employers’ Association (CSSEA) have been working together to study the extent of precarious work in your sector.

CUPE BC Submissions to Government Commissions emphasize fairness and equality

British Columbia's new government has initiated a number of public consultation processes since taking office, as part of its implementation of the BC NDP's election campaign platform. CUPE BC has provided written submissions, along with oral presentations, to three major consultation processes in the past month. Read our submissions to the pre-Budget hearings of the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services, the Human Rights Commission and the Fair Wages Commission, check out the links below.

CUPE 561 rally calls on District to restore post-retirement health benefits

COQUITLAM – In an evening rally that led straight to the regular school board meeting on November 28, a crowd of more than 75 members of CUPE 561 and other locals called on School District 43 to restore post-retirement health benefits.

Pacific Blue Cross board candidates aim to take PBC back to its progressive roots

VANCOUVER—Seven candidates running on a slate for the Pacific Blue Cross Board of Directors are all committed to returning the company to its roots as a progressive, non-profit extended health benefits provider that respects both plan members and employees.