APRIL 14, 2022

CUPE 1760, United Way BC improve mental health coverage and convert multiple precarious jobs to regular status

BURNABY—United Way British Columbia (UWBC) and CUPE Local 1760 have agreed to increase extended health coverage to a combined maximum...

APRIL 12, 2022

Bulletin - Paid sick leave for all K-12 members

All workers in the province are now provided with five days of paid sick leave off work – including unionized...

APRIL 11, 2022

Bulletin - Updated Communicable Disease Guidelines

The Ministry of Education has issued a new update to the Provincial COVID-19 Communicable Disease Guidelines for K-12 Settings. The...

APRIL 8, 2022

British Columbians need a fully funded 9-1-1 service now: CUPE 8911

VANCOUVER—The COVID-19 pandemic and recent extreme weather events have highlighted more than ever the need for properly staffed, fully funded...

MARCH 28, 2022

Bulletin - National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Last year marked the first time September 30th - the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation – was recognized as...

MARCH 16, 2022

Union raises alarm on eliminating daytime custodial services in Victoria schools

VICTORIA – Eliminating daytime custodial services is an ill-conceived plan that will leave Victoria schools less clean and healthy, lead...

MARCH 15, 2022

Following vote for new agreement, City of Duncan employees continue work delivering services for residents

DUNCAN—For members of CUPE Local 358 working for the City of Duncan, voting in favour of ratifying a new collective...

MARCH 11, 2022

Bulletin - Updates announced for K-12 COVID protocols

The provincial health officer announced changes to several public health orders this week, meaning the B.C. Centre for Disease Control...

MARCH 10, 2022

Bulletin - Bargaining Update: far apart on money issues, more work to be done

The K-12 provincial bargaining committee met last week with their counterparts from the B.C. Public School Employers’ Association. This third...