Art Gallery workers strike over concessions and wages

Gallery workers walk off the job in response to employer efforts to force a vote on rejected last offer
VANCOUVER – After rejecting the employer’s final offer Friday, workers at the Vancouver Art Gallery are walking off the job. The union served strike notice on Monday, January 28 but continued to bargain through the week in hopes of reaching a negotiated settlement.

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

CUPE 15 issues 72-hour strike notice to Vancouver Art Gallery

Union vows to fight concessions and two-tier proposals
BURNABY—The Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 15, has served 72-hour strike notice on behalf of the more than 200 workers at the Vancouver Art Gallery. The union issued strike notice on January 28 in response to Gallery managers’ refusal to move from significant concession demands.

http://www.cupe.bc.ca/cupe_15_issues_72_hour_strike_notice_to_vancouver_art_gallery

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

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