Campaign for new Pacific Blue Cross board gathers momentum

BURNABY—Three months after the end of a 66-day lockout of staff by Pacific Blue Cross, the future of the non-profit benefits provider has come down to this: elections tomorrow (December 13) for the board of directors, at the company’s much-delayed annual general meeting, that could either signal a new era of progressive accountability at PBC or reinforce the top-down model of corporate governance that led to the lockout in the first place.

Site C decision a difficult one, but made based on facts, not politics—CUPE BC

CUPE BC President Paul Faoro issued the following statement today.
Since taking office less than six months ago, the new government of BC NDP Premier John Horgan and his government have had to grapple with no shortage of bad policies and programs left in place by the outgoing BC Liberal government.

Pacific Blue Cross workers strive to make AGM accessible to all members

BURNABY—Members of CUPE 1816 who work for Pacific Blue Cross are pulling out all the stops to make sure that the benefit provider’s upcoming December 13 Annual General Meeting is accessible to all primary plan holders who wish to participate in the election of PBC’s next board of directors.

Final reminder to take Community Social Services precarious work survey

BURNABY—Are you a Community Social Services worker? If so, CUPE, the Community Social Services Bargaining Association (CSSBA), and the Community Social Services Employers’ Association (CSSEA) have been working together to study the extent of precarious work in your sector.