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.
NAKUSP— CUPE 2450 and the Village of Nakusp have ratified a new five-year agreement after more than 28 months of negotiations.
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.
KELOWNA – CUPE Local 338 members who work as jail guards at the Kelowna RCMP Detachment have served 72-hour strike notice, putting the union in a legal strike position as of Thursday, December 14 at 4:00 p.m.
VICTORIA – CUPE 410, Greater Victoria Public Library staff, welcomed 37 new members from the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria (AGGV) after a Labour Relations Board vote at the art gallery on November 30.
BURNABY—The Community Social Services Bargaining Association (CSSBA) and the Community Social Services Employers’ Association (CSSEA) expressed their thanks today to all community social services workers who participated in the Precarious Work Survey. The survey is now closed.
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.
In advance of Sunday, December 3rd, the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, CUPE BC issued the following statement today:
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.
TRAIL – A new collective agreement is in place, following the completion of contract negotiations between CUPE 2254 and the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary (RDKB).