Union News

Virtual Evening with Dr. Cornel West!

Virtual Evening with Dr. Cornel West!

Dear Members: Please find attached a message from the CCPA-BC. This year marks CCPA-BC’s 25th anniversary, and we’re starting it with some exciting news for you: in just a few weeks, together with the BC Black History Awareness Society, we will be co-hosting Dr....

City and Parks Mandatory Vaccination Policy

City and Parks Mandatory Vaccination Policy

As you know, the City’s Mandatory Vaccination Policy went into effect last week, resulting in many members being placed on Leave Without Pay (LWOP) as of Friday, January 7, 2022. Also on Friday, we received the Employer’s denial of the policy grievance at the first...

City of Vancouver Mandatory Vaccination Policy Update

City of Vancouver Mandatory Vaccination Policy Update

Update on the Implementation of the City of Vancouver Mandatory Vaccination Policy As most of you will likely have heard through the City Manager’s email update sent yesterday, the City has now postponed the implementation date of their Mandatory Vaccination Policy to...

President’s Message Regarding COVID-19 Vaccinations

President’s Message Regarding COVID-19 Vaccinations

COVID-19 has been with us for more than 18 months now, and CUPE members across the country have been on the frontline of this pandemic from the beginning. The pandemic has been exhausting for our members, but there is an end in sight – if enough people get vaccinated....

Virtual Evening with Dr. Cornel West!

Dear Members: Please find attached a message from the CCPA-BC. This year marks CCPA-BC’s 25th anniversary, and we’re starting it with some exciting news for you: in just a few weeks, together with the BC Black History Awareness Society, we will be co-hosting Dr....

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City and Parks Mandatory Vaccination Policy

As you know, the City’s Mandatory Vaccination Policy went into effect last week, resulting in many members being placed on Leave Without Pay (LWOP) as of Friday, January 7, 2022. Also on Friday, we received the Employer’s denial of the policy grievance at the first...

read more

City of Vancouver Mandatory Vaccination Policy Update

Update on the Implementation of the City of Vancouver Mandatory Vaccination Policy As most of you will likely have heard through the City Manager’s email update sent yesterday, the City has now postponed the implementation date of their Mandatory Vaccination Policy to...

read more

President’s Message Regarding COVID-19 Vaccinations

COVID-19 has been with us for more than 18 months now, and CUPE members across the country have been on the frontline of this pandemic from the beginning. The pandemic has been exhausting for our members, but there is an end in sight – if enough people get vaccinated....

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VSB COVID-19 Quarantine Pay

Greetings K-12 Members: You may or may not be aware that pursuant to your CUPE Local 15 collective agreement, you will be eligible for quarantine pay should you have a confirmed case of COVID-19 or any other condition that requires that you have to be in mandatory...

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Vancouver School Board – Potential Functional Closures

Greetings K-12 Members:As many of you are aware, there could be the possibility of “functional closures” of schools in the district due to attendance impacts by COVID 19. A “functional closure” means that some schools may be closed, but there will be efforts made to...

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