Regional District Workers in Powell River ratify new five-year agreement

POWELL RIVER - Both the qathet Regional District and their workers, represented by CUPE 798, are celebrating the ratification of a new collective agreement. The five-year agreement will bring a host of benefits and stability for workers and the community.

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

International Women’s Day 2019 – a statement from CUPE BC

Equality is a core principle of the labour movement in British Columbia, Canada and around the world, and women activists have been at the forefront of the collective effort to put that principle into action. To mark International Women’s Day this year, CUPE BC urges all activists and leaders in the progressive movement to learn more about the history of women activists in British Columbia.

http://www.cupe.bc.ca/international_women_s_day_2019_a_statement_from_cupe_bc

Powell River library workers vote to strike, plan to file for mediation

Powell River – CUPE 798 members working at the Powell River Public Library passed a strike vote with a near unanimous vote at a meeting held Thursday. The two parties have been in negotiations for more than a year to replace the last collective agreement, which expired in December 2017. The vote was called after the two parties reached an impasse in early February.

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

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