CUPE 441 and School District 63 reach tentative agreement

SAANICH — CUPE Local 441 and School District 63 have reached a tentative agreement. Members will be holding a ratification meeting on Sunday to vote on the agreement signed by both parties Saturday morning. In a show of good faith, picket lines will come down and schools will be open on Monday.

http://www.cupe.bc.ca/cupe_441_and_school_district_63_reach_tentative_agreement

Parents rally in support of striking CUPE members

SAANICH — CUPE Local 441 members are being joined on the picket line this morning by parents and their children. The community group “Families Rally to Support CUPE 441” have organized the event on Facebook. They will be holding a rally and walking the picket lines with CUPE members this morning from 9 to 11 am at Brentwood Bay School and again this afternoon from 12:15 to 2:45 pm.

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

CUPE 411 K-12 support workers in SD33 reach tentative agreement through mediation

CUPE 411, K-12 support workers, reached a tentative agreement with School District 33 on November 6. The parties had 18 bargaining sessions as well as two sessions with Mediator Grant McArthur since bargaining began in April. 

http://www.cupe.bc.ca/cupe_411_k_12_support_workers_in_sd33_reach_tentative_agreement_through_mediation

Talks break down between E-Comm, 9-1-1 Operators

VANCOUVER— Bargaining between E-Comm 9-1-1 and the Emergency Dispatchers of BC has reached impasse. Mediated talks broke down today, with the employer unwilling to address key union concerns around low wages, cost of living, overtime, missed breaks, poor working conditions, burnout, and high attrition, says CUPE Local 873-02, the union representing 9-1-1 operators and support staff in B.C.

http://www.cupe.bc.ca/talks_break_down_between_e_comm_9_1_1_operators

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