KELOWNA – CUPE Local 338 members who work as jail guards at the Kelowna RCMP Detachment have served 72-hour strike notice, putting the union in a legal strike position as of Thursday, December 14 at 4:00 p.m.
VICTORIA – CUPE 410, Greater Victoria Public Library staff, welcomed 37 new members from the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria (AGGV) after a Labour Relations Board vote at the art gallery on November 30.
BURNABY—The Community Social Services Bargaining Association (CSSBA) and the Community Social Services Employers’ Association (CSSEA) expressed their thanks today to all community social services workers who participated in the Precarious Work Survey. The survey is now closed.
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.
In advance of Sunday, December 3rd, the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, CUPE BC issued the following statement today:
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.
TRAIL – A new collective agreement is in place, following the completion of contract negotiations between CUPE 2254 and the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary (RDKB).
SAANICH -The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 2011, District of Saanich and the Saanich Police Board have ratified a new four-year collective agreement for the period of January 1, 2016 to December 31, 2019.
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.
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.