FERNIE – Hundreds gathered around a bonfire at Fernie Secondary School last Sunday (November 12) to remember and pay tribute to the three men who lost their lives in a tragic workplace accident last month.
GET YOUR VOTE OUT—CUPE 1816 members at a recent local meeting flash their ID cards as a reminder to PBC members who plan to attend the December 13 AGM.
BURNABY—Seven candidates with strong progressive backgrounds in labour activism and community involvement have put their names forward to run for the board of directors of Pacific Blue Cross, setting the stage for a critical election at the benefit provider’s annual general meeting on December 13.
Are you a Community Social Services employee affected by precarious work – employment that is insecure, unprotected, lacking in regular work and/or benefits, and that cannot support a family?
DUNCAN – CUPE Local 358 members in the Cowichan Valley are still without a contract after nearly a year of negotiations and bargaining discussions with the Cowichan Valley Regional District (CVRD), the City of Duncan, and the District of North Cowichan have all broken down.
If you are a CUPE member in the Community Social Services sector who is affected by precarious work—employment that is insecure, unprotected, lacking in regular work and/or benefits, and that cannot support a family—your union wants to hear from you.
CUPE 561 members are featured on transit shelter ads asking Coquitlam’s public to call the School District to reverse its decision to cut health benefits for future retirees.
BURNABY – CUPE 401 welcomed outside workers at the Corporation of the Town of Port McNeill into the local last week. The workers at the public works yard voted to join CUPE 401 in a Labour Board representation vote.
The K-12 Presidents’ Council discussed issues affecting members, heard provincial committee reports, and talked about upcoming bargaining at their recent meeting in Richmond.
BURNABY - Following today’s announcement from the B.C. Coroner’s Service identifying the three workers killed in a tragic workplace accident in Fernie earlier this week, CUPE BC President Paul Faoro and National President Mark Hancock issued the following statement: