Delegates invited to share their story

The CUPE BC Workers of Colour Committee is reaching out to CUPE members to hear about their experiences in society, in their communities, and at work with:

  • Stereotyping
  • Racial Profiling
  • Discrimination
  • Bullying and Harassment

Members, especially those of equity-seeking groups, are asked to share their stories to help others learn about and understand the impacts of systemic racism. We will record short interviews (audio only) at four times during Convention in the Sooke Room (Lower Level of the Victoria Conference Centre).

Human Rights Forum

CUPE BC invites all delegates to a Human Rights Forum on Wednesday, May 1 at 3:00 – 4:00 PM in the Oak Bay Room (Lower Level of the Victoria Conference Centre. Panelists representing equity-seeking groups (Workers of Colour, Persons with Disabilities, Pink Triangle and Indigenous Workers) will discuss Identifying and removing barriers for equity-seeking members in order to become leaders within CUPE. They will answer the following questions:

Emergency Dispatchers Awareness Week highlights CUPE work

Local 873-02 members work behind scenes as “first first responders” in emergencies
RICHMOND—CUPE 873-02 dispatchers are the lifeline for people in distress and the nerve centre for emergency response in B.C.—facts to be highlighted during Emergency Service Dispatchers and 9-1-1 Awareness Week (April 7-13, 2019).