CUPE BC congratulates record number of CUPE members elected in B.C. local elections

“I want to congratulate every CUPE member who made the courageous decision to put their name forward in the local elections,” said CUPE BC President Paul Faoro. “While not all were successful, the fact that so many current and retired members ran for office speaks to the value our union has put on political action, and the growing importance of local governments.”

A model for fairness

Why I’m voting ‘Yes’ for proportional representation
Sometimes it seems like there’s an election on the horizon every time I sit down to write my column for Public Employee, and this issue is no exception. Not only do we have local elections in every community in the province within days of this magazine arriving in the mail, but right after Election Day, the voting period begins for the provincial referendum on proportional representation.

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

CUPE BC Submission to B.C.'s 2018 Pre-Budget Consultations

CUPE BC's submission to the B.C. government's pre-budget consultations contains 29 recommendations to help the BC NDP government continue making British Columbia a better place to live and work--for everyone, not just the privileged few that benefited under 16 years of BC Liberal rule.

http://www.cupe.bc.ca/cupe_bc_submission_to_b_c_s_2018_pre_budget_consultations

K-12 Presidents Council approves provincial framework agreement

RICHMOND — The K-12 Presidents Council voted this week to recommend the provincial framework agreement negotiated with the BC Public School Employers' Association (BCPSEA) in mid-July. CUPE locals will table the provincial framework agreement with their proposals in bargaining with their respective school districts.

http://www.cupe.bc.ca/k_12_presidents_council_approves_provincial_framework_agreement

CUPE 4951 welcomes municipal and library workers from the District of Fort St. James

FORT ST. JAMES – CUPE welcomes Fort St. James municipal workers after a positive vote. Workers for the District, a small community located forty kilometers north of Vanderhoof and just two hours from Prince George, will now be represented by CUPE 4951.

http://www.cupe.bc.ca/cupe_4951_welcomes_municipal_and_library_workers_from_the_district_of_fort_st_james

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