New membership numbers from CUPE National confirm CUPE BC as largest union in British Columbia

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.

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

What a year it was—and what a year lies ahead!

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.

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

New agreement for Sechelt library workers makes important gains for precarious workers

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.  

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

CUPE postpones job action for Flair flight attendants

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.

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