SURREY — CUPE 402 gained 206 new members through a Labour Relations Board (LRB) vote held on Friday, January 25. The vote to join CUPE was successful: fitness professionals will now be members of CUPE 402.
And the Golden Bean goes to…CUPE 917! Chili champions, pictured left to right are Jodi Mclean, Nick Vagvolgyi, Brad Lockwood, Claude Champagne and Rosalyn Silletta.
BURNABY - The latest CUPE membership numbers are out from CUPE National, showing continued growth in British Columbia, with nearly 97,000 CUPE members, confirming CUPE BC as the largest union in the province.
CUPE BC today issued the following statement regarding last week’s events at the Unist’ot’en camp in Wet’suwet’en First Nation territory.
BURNABY – The Ministry of Education announced this week that nominations are now open for the 2019 Premier’s Awards for Excellence in Education.
For CUPE BC, 2018 was an amazing year. The first full year of a BC NDP government that’s working to fix the damage done over 16 years of right-wing BC Liberals in power in Victoria; a historic referendum on how we vote; and impressive growth in CUPE that saw our B.C. membership swell to 92,000, making us by far the biggest union in the province.
SECHELT—Workers for the Sechelt Public Library, represented by CUPE 391, are celebrating the recent ratification of their new collective agreement. After three days of collaborative negotiations, union and library representatives were able to reach a positive agreement that addresses key issues for precarious workers.
Union shifts focus to legal fight with airline following company memo to employees
BURNABY— Due to recent actions by Flair Airlines that have raised concerns for the job security of CUPE 4060 members—actions the union will be challenging at the Canada Industrial Relations Board (CIRB)—the Canadian Union of Public Employees has called off job action by Flair’s 139 flight attendants that was to begin at midnight on December 10.
Union cites company’s two-tier wage, benefit structure for breakdown in bargaining
BURNABY—The Canadian Union of Public Employees has filed 72-hour strike notice for Local 4060, representing 139 flight attendants who work for ultra-low-cost carrier Flair Airlines.