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VSB COVID-19 Quarantine Pay

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...

Vancouver School Board – Potential Functional Closures

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...

Return to School January 4, 2022 for VSB Members

Return to School January 4, 2022 for VSB Members

Greetings: We wish to update you with the current information we have from the employer regarding the January return to school plan. All CUPE Local 15 VSB members are to report for work on Tuesday, January 4th as you have all been deemed essential service employees....

Vancouver Art Gallery Mandatory Vaccination Policy

Vancouver Art Gallery Mandatory Vaccination Policy

Dear Vancouver Art Gallery Members:CUPE Local 15 was emailed the DRAFT Mandatory Vaccination Policy regarding the Vancouver Art Gallery’s intention to institute mandatory vaccinations for all unionized employees on December 17, 2021 at 4:27 p.m. The union was not...

Return to School January 4, 2022 for VSB Members

Greetings: We wish to update you with the current information we have from the employer regarding the January return to school plan. All CUPE Local 15 VSB members are to report for work on Tuesday, January 4th as you have all been deemed essential service employees....

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Vancouver Art Gallery Mandatory Vaccination Policy

Dear Vancouver Art Gallery Members:CUPE Local 15 was emailed the DRAFT Mandatory Vaccination Policy regarding the Vancouver Art Gallery’s intention to institute mandatory vaccinations for all unionized employees on December 17, 2021 at 4:27 p.m. The union was not...

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K-12 Provincial Bargaining Survey Bulletin

Dear K-12 Members: Please find attached a bulletin update from your K-12 provincial bargaining committee. Please note that the deadline to complete the survey is Friday, December 17, 2021.

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Cihan Erdal

CUPE 4600 member from Carleton University, Cihan Erdal, was unjustly detained in Turkey in September 2020, when he was swept up in a mass arrest of politicians, activists, and academics in Istanbul. Since June of this year, he has been conditionally released, but...

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CUPE Local 15 VSB Bargaining Committee

Congratulations to the following members who were elected to the Local 15 VSB Bargaining Committee: Chris BrownVanessa ManiDebbie MohabirCarley RomasCynthia SchadtRufa Sese (1st Alternate)Amanda Leung (2nd Alternate) Kathie Currie, Local 15 Staff Representative, will...

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VSB Meeting Reminder – Election of Bargaining Committee

Attention VSB Members: Meeting Reminder – Your collective agreement will expire on June 30, 2022 and a virtual meeting to elect a bargaining committee is scheduled on Tuesday, November 30, 2021 starting at 5:30 p.m. If you did not receive the Zoom invitation last...

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Vancouver Art Gallery Bargaining Committee Elected

Dear Vancouver Art Gallery Members: We elected your Bargaining Committee for 2021-2022 contract negotiations! Thank you to all that participated in the election of the Bargaining Committee at our meeting on November 23rd. It was a productive meeting and I appreciate...

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