Proposals for Negotiations 2019

Deadline for submissions is FRIDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2018.
If more space is required, please email additional documents.

EXTENDED HEALTH BENEFITS

CUPE 1091 members opted to participate in the Provincial Standardized Extended Health Care Plan, and there will be an opportunity for those individuals who have previously waived their extended health care plan to enroll in this plan. Please note that this only applies to extended health care and does not apply to dental coverage. For details, please download the attachments below.

CUPE BC News

A model for fairness

Why I’m voting ‘Yes’ for proportional representation
Sometimes it seems like there’s an election on the horizon every time I sit down to write my column for Public Employee, and this issue is no exception. Not only do we have local elections in every community in the province within days of this magazine arriving in the mail, but right after Election Day, the voting period begins for the provincial referendum on proportional representation.

http://www.cupe.bc.ca/a_model_for_fairness

CUPE BC Submission to B.C.'s 2018 Pre-Budget Consultations

CUPE BC's submission to the B.C. government's pre-budget consultations contains 29 recommendations to help the BC NDP government continue making British Columbia a better place to live and work--for everyone, not just the privileged few that benefited under 16 years of BC Liberal rule.

http://www.cupe.bc.ca/cupe_bc_submission_to_b_c_s_2018_pre_budget_consultations

K-12 Presidents Council approves provincial framework agreement

RICHMOND — The K-12 Presidents Council voted this week to recommend the provincial framework agreement negotiated with the BC Public School Employers' Association (BCPSEA) in mid-July. CUPE locals will table the provincial framework agreement with their proposals in bargaining with their respective school districts.

http://www.cupe.bc.ca/k_12_presidents_council_approves_provincial_framework_agreement

CUPE 4951 welcomes municipal and library workers from the District of Fort St. James

FORT ST. JAMES – CUPE welcomes Fort St. James municipal workers after a positive vote. Workers for the District, a small community located forty kilometers north of Vanderhoof and just two hours from Prince George, will now be represented by CUPE 4951.

http://www.cupe.bc.ca/cupe_4951_welcomes_municipal_and_library_workers_from_the_district_of_fort_st_james

CUPE National News

WorkSafe NB: CUPE reaction to Taskforce recommendations

CUPE New Brunswick held a press conference this Monday to challenge the recommendations made by the Taskforce responsible for evaluating WorkSafeNB.

“Like the NB Ombuds has said, the Taskforce produced “simplistic” recommendations, and they kept a decidedly pro-employer, rather than a pro-worker stance when they proposed changes to a system made to help injured workers,” said Daniel Légère, President of CUPE NB.

While the union does not oppose all 28 recommendations contained in the report, CUPE has major concerns such as: 

Come celebrate Library Week in Ontario at a location near you

Across Ontario, library workers are extending an invitation to the public to join them this coming week for a celebration of Ontario Public Library Week.

Library workers, represented by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), will hold celebrations in communities across Ontario, highlighting the important role libraries play in enhancing the quality of life for all residents, as well as the vital role library workers play in making libraries cherished institutions in the communities they serve.

Report calls for end to P3s as Trudeau steps up global privatization push

As the Canadian government steps up the push for privatization in developing countries, a new report “raises serious red flags” about P3s.

In a recent speech at the United Nations, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promoted private sector investment in infrastructure to meet UN goals to end poverty, address climate change and tackle inequality in the developing world by 2030.