FEBRUARY 18, 2014

BC Liberal budget misses opportunity and makes life harder for families—CUPE BC

VICTORIA—The provincial budget introduced today misses a key opportunity to improve the lives of British Columbians, particularly those living at...

FEBRUARY 17, 2014

Community social services workers ratify 5-year deal

BURNABY - Community social services workers have voted 85.6 percent in favour of a new five-year collective agreement.  The contract...

FEBRUARY 6, 2014

White Rock civic workers give CUPE a strike mandate

WHITE ROCK – Workers in the City of White Rock have voted overwhelmingly in favour of strike action if they...

FEBRUARY 4, 2014

Funds available for social services workers

The Community Social Services Labour Adjustment and Education Fund Committee is now taking applications for education funding.  The LAEF Fund...

FEBRUARY 4, 2014

CUPE BC celebrates Black History Month

BURNABY - It’s Black History Month and CUPE BC is celebrating.  CUPE takes an active role in promoting inclusion and...

FEBRUARY 3, 2014

BC community health workers ratify five-year deal

BURNABY - Members of the multi-union Community Health Bargaining Association have voted 78.7% in favour of a new collective agreement. ...

JANUARY 30, 2014

CUPE Local 947 Victoria education workers ratify collective agreement

VICTORIA - Members of CUPE Local 947 voted to ratify a collective agreement with School District 61 (Victoria) last night....

JANUARY 29, 2014

Uniting for fairness: strengthening our union and our movement

These are difficult times for union members in Canada. Over the past several decades, labour leaders and activists in our...

JANUARY 27, 2014

Paramedics honour station chief, search & rescue legend

NORTH VANCOUVER - Hundreds of CUPE 873 ambulance paramedics joined the Celebration of Life ceremony Saturday for Tim Jones.  Jones died suddenly...