SAANICH — CUPE Local 441 members voted to accept the tentative agreement at a ratification meeting on Sunday afternoon. CUPE members will be back in classrooms as schools reopen Monday morning.
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.
COLDSTREAM – The District of Coldstream and CUPE Local 626, which represents municipal workers, will begin mediation on Monday, after bargaining talks broke down in August, says the union.
BURNABY— After more than 40 sessions at the bargaining table since the beginning of May, talks between CUPE 7000 and the BC Rapid Transit Company (SkyTrain) have reached impasse.
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.
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.
SAANICH – Bargaining broke off late last night after three days of the latest round of negotiations between CUPE 441 and School District 63.
CHILLIWACK - The Junior A home team lost the game but CUPE Local 458 scored a hat trick Sunday when it hosted its first Hockey Day in Chilliwack.
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.