VANCOUVER - It was standing room only at a packed new delegates seminar which took place just prior to the official start of CUPE BC’s 55th annual convention and offered a sneak peak of all things convention for those new to CUPE BC’s parliament.
VANCOUVER – Delegates attending the CUPE BC pension forum learned about Environmental, Social and Governance Investing (ESGs) through a panel presentation followed by a Q&A. Sarah Bjorknas, chair of the CUPE BC Pension Committee, introduced panelists and emceed the event.
BURNABY - Preparations are well underway for CUPE BC’s 55th annual convention, which begins Wednesday, April 18 and continues until Saturday, April 21 at the Westin Bayshore in Vancouver.
HARRISON HOT SPRINGS – CUPE 458 members who work in the Village of Harrison Hot Springs voted 100 percent in favour of strike action at a meeting held last night.
BURNABY—Members in CUPE’s K-12 sector are participating in a bargaining survey to determine their priorities in preparation for the next round of bargaining.
SUMMERLAND— Members of CUPE 1136 have voted overwhelmingly in favour of ratifying a new five-year agreement. The tentative agreement was reached last week after multiple bargaining sessions and the District of Summerland has also voted in favour of ratifying the agreement.
SURREY – Women from the Metro Vancouver District Council hosted their annual International Women’s Day (IWD) lunch in Surrey last Thursday. The event is hosted in a different community each year and focuses on bringing activists and community members together to celebrate and honour women.
VANCOUVER – CUPE 15 members who work at Langara Students’ Union (LSU) recently reached a tentative agreement on a five-year deal.
International Women's Day celebrates the achievements of the past and ongoing efforts to build a world where all people are truly equal. The values and activism that women bring to our movement are integral to CUPE BC and the entire labour movement.
K-12 Presidents’ Council members witness the swearing in of three-year trustee, CUPE 779 President Andrea Smith from SD #46, Sea to Sky.
BURNABY—The K-12 Presidents' Council met for two days on Thursday and Friday to deal with Council business. Members were updated on the work of the violence in the workplace taskforce. They also began preparations for the next round of provincial bargaining. The current contract expires on June 30, 2019.