Reconciliation with Canada’s Indigenous people ought to be one of the highest priorities for governments and organizations across the country. Here in B.C., that high priority need has been recognized by the new provincial government under Premier John Horgan.
GRAND FORKS – Grand Forks public library workers (represented by CUPE Local 2254) and the Grand Forks Public Library Board have both voted in favour of a new collective agreement.
RICHMOND – CUPE 3966 (Richmond public library workers) and the Richmond Public Library Board have both ratified a new four-year collective agreement.
BURNABY – This year marks the 34th annual Day of Mourning where workers, families, employers and communities come together in ceremonies to honour workers who have been killed and injured and where we renew our commitment to health and safety.
VANCOUVER – With a labour-friendly government now holding the reins of power, the time is ripe to introduce changes to employment standards and other legislation that will make life better for working British Columbians, BC Federation of Labour President Irene Lanzinger told delegates at CUPE BC’s 55th annual convention on Saturday.
VANCOUVER — Delegates from the CUPE BC Women’s and Pink Triangle Committees met with Gender Equity Parliamentary Secretary Mitzi Dean at CUPE BC’s 55th annual convention on Friday. Dean had reached out to CUPE BC to hear members’ experiences and insights on gender equity to better inform the NDP government of changes needed.
VANCOUVER—Alternate Diversity Vice President (Persons with Disabilities) Sunera Samarakoon is this year’s winner of CUPE BC’s Disability Activist Award.
VANCOUVER - Despite challenges over the past year—including the union’s first move to a new office since 1991, a lengthy lockout at Pacific Blue Cross followed by a successful campaign to replace the PBC board, and the growth of operating expenses due to rising costs—CUPE BC remains in good financial shape, Secretary-Treasurer Trevor Davies told delegates on Friday at the union’s 55th annual convention.