CUPE BC Submissions to Government Commissions emphasize fairness and equality

British Columbia's new government has initiated a number of public consultation processes since taking office, as part of its implementation of the BC NDP's election campaign platform. CUPE BC has provided written submissions, along with oral presentations, to three major consultation processes in the past month. Read our submissions to the pre-Budget hearings of the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services, the Human Rights Commission and the Fair Wages Commission, check out the links below.

CUPE 561 rally calls on District to restore post-retirement health benefits

COQUITLAM – In an evening rally that led straight to the regular school board meeting on November 28, a crowd of more than 75 members of CUPE 561 and other locals called on School District 43 to restore post-retirement health benefits.  

http://www.cupe.bc.ca/cupe_561_rally_calls_on_district_to_restore_post_retirement_health_benefits

Pacific Blue Cross board candidates aim to take PBC back to its progressive roots

VANCOUVER—Seven candidates running on a slate for the Pacific Blue Cross Board of Directors are all committed to returning the company to its roots as a progressive, non-profit extended health benefits provider that respects both plan members and employees.

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

CUPE announces slate of progressive candidates for Pacific Blue Cross board


GET YOUR VOTE OUT—CUPE 1816 members at a recent local meeting flash their ID cards as a reminder to PBC members who plan to attend the December 13 AGM.
BURNABY—Seven candidates with strong progressive backgrounds in labour activism and community involvement have put their names forward to run for the board of directors of Pacific Blue Cross, setting the stage for a critical election at the benefit provider’s annual general meeting on December 13.

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