Commentary
OCTOBER 1, 2021

CUPE BC presents priorities for B.C. Budget 2022

As part of the provincial government’s pre-Budget 2022 consultations, CUPE BC President Karen Ranalletta presented the union’s priorities and recommendations....

News
OCTOBER 1, 2021

CUPE 1760 wins successorship application to represent amalgamated United Way workers

BURNABY—More than 20 employees of United Way of British Columbia (UWBC), an amalgamation of the non-profit society’s Lower Mainland entity...

News
SEPTEMBER 29, 2021

Bulletin - Update on COVID-19 safety measures in K-12 schools

 The Public Health Officer and BCCDC have updated the process for COVID-19 exposures in K-12 schools. Exposure notices will be...

News
SEPTEMBER 29, 2021

CUPE BC supports Vancouver School Board mandatory mask mandate for K-3 students, urges all school districts to follow suit

BURNABY— CUPE BC is renewing its call for making masks mandatory for all students in K-12, including students from Kindergarten...

News
SEPTEMBER 28, 2021

City workers’ rescue of elderly couple from fire was a group effort, says CUPE 401 member

NANAIMO—Last week, two unnamed City of Nanaimo workers and a contractor were praised in media reports for their heroic efforts...

News
SEPTEMBER 28, 2021

CUPE BC Statement on National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

CUPE BC’s Executive Board today issued the following statement: This Thursday, September 30, is the first observance of the new...

News
SEPTEMBER 22, 2021

CUPE 1136 bylaw officers lauded for quick action in saving man’s life

TIMELY INTERVENTION--Summerland bylaw officers Darren Krell, left, and Dan Maja, right, pose with Al Klar on September 17 after being...

News
SEPTEMBER 21, 2021

CUPE 7000 SkyTrain members awarded 2-per-cent trades rate adjustment

BURNABY—Approximately 400 members of CUPE 7000 who work for SkyTrain, classified as Trades or Technicians, will receive a 2-per-cent trades...

News
SEPTEMBER 17, 2021

CUPE health presidents prepare for bargaining conference, awareness campaign

BURNABY—At its quarterly meeting this week, CUPE’s Health Care Presidents Council (HCPC) finalized plans for the upcoming Health Sector Bargaining...