VANCOUVER – While we may face challenges in the upcoming year, CUPE National has the resources and is ready to face every challenge ahead, said CUPE National Secretary-Treasurer Charles Fleury in his annual address to CUPE BC delegates.
VANCOUVER - CUPE National President Mark Hancock delivered a wide-ranging and passionate speech to CUPE BC’s 55th annual convention on Thursday, telling delegates that CUPE’s renewed bargaining policy will help fight back against the rise of precarious work and violence in the workplace.
VANCOUVER—International guest speaker Berenice Celeyta moved delegates at CUPE BC’s 55th annual convention Thursday with a passionate address in which she thanked the union for its continued support of human rights in her native Colombia.
VANCOUVER - It was standing room only at a packed new delegates seminar which took place just prior to the official start of CUPE BC’s 55th annual convention and offered a sneak peak of all things convention for those new to CUPE BC’s parliament.
VANCOUVER – Delegates attending the CUPE BC pension forum learned about Environmental, Social and Governance Investing (ESGs) through a panel presentation followed by a Q&A. Sarah Bjorknas, chair of the CUPE BC Pension Committee, introduced panelists and emceed the event.
BURNABY - Preparations are well underway for CUPE BC’s 55th annual convention, which begins Wednesday, April 18 and continues until Saturday, April 21 at the Westin Bayshore in Vancouver.
HARRISON HOT SPRINGS – CUPE 458 members who work in the Village of Harrison Hot Springs voted 100 percent in favour of strike action at a meeting held last night.
BURNABY—Members in CUPE’s K-12 sector are participating in a bargaining survey to determine their priorities in preparation for the next round of bargaining.
SUMMERLAND— Members of CUPE 1136 have voted overwhelmingly in favour of ratifying a new five-year agreement. The tentative agreement was reached last week after multiple bargaining sessions and the District of Summerland has also voted in favour of ratifying the agreement.
SURREY – Women from the Metro Vancouver District Council hosted their annual International Women’s Day (IWD) lunch in Surrey last Thursday. The event is hosted in a different community each year and focuses on bringing activists and community members together to celebrate and honour women.