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Take Action on Injured Workers Day – BCFED

Take Action on Injured Workers Day – BCFED

June 1st is Injured Workers Day, a day that injured workers, their families, friends, unions & other progressive groups gather across Canada to call for urgently-needed changes to workers’ compensation programs.  This year, we are doing just that. We are ramping...

Vancouver School Board – Ratification of Bargaining Proposals

Vancouver School Board – Ratification of Bargaining Proposals

Thanks to the members who came out to our Ratification of Bargaining Proposals meetings.The members voted overwhelmingly in favour of ratifying the bargaining proposals as presented.Our first day at the bargaining table with the employer is June 10, 2022. Watch for...

2022 Executive Election Results

2022 Executive Election Results

After the nomination process closed, Warren Williams was acclaimed as President, Ravina Lal was acclaimed as 2nd Vice President, Bernie Dionne was acclaimed as Parks Sector Representative, Roxshanna Shankar was acclaimed as the HSSCBA (Community Health) Sector...

VSB/CUPE Local 15 Information Bulletin: Quarantine Pay Update

VSB/CUPE Local 15 Information Bulletin: Quarantine Pay Update

Greetings K-12 Members: We are disappointed in having to report that the employer has denied the grievance we filed regarding members having to use their sick days to cover quarantine time due to contracting COVID-19, as opposed to paying you separately under the...

VSB/CUPE Local 15 Information Bulletin: 2022 Bargaining Update

VSB/CUPE Local 15 Information Bulletin: 2022 Bargaining Update

Greetings K-12 Members: Your CUPE Local 15 Bargaining Committee met on May 18 and 19 to continue work on preparing proposals that will be presented to the membership for ratification on May 24 and 26, 2022. We strongly encourage all members to attend the proposal...

VSB/CUPE Local 15 Information Bulletin: Quarantine Pay Update

Greetings K-12 Members: We are disappointed in having to report that the employer has denied the grievance we filed regarding members having to use their sick days to cover quarantine time due to contracting COVID-19, as opposed to paying you separately under the...

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Statement from CUPE BC Regarding National Logo

BURNABY--It has come to our attention that CUPE National's logo is being used to promote a "protest" event without our authorization. Without drawing additional attention to this event, we wish to make it clear that our union has not endorsed nor is associated with...

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Hate is our Enemy

My heart dropped when I turned on the news this weekend and saw what happened in Buffalo. Ten people lost their lives because of racist hatred fueled by online conspiracies. The same lies we have seen festering in Canada for years and have only grown since the start...

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Important Broadcast Email from VSB Payroll

Dear K-12 10-Month Members:Please be advised that VSB Payroll will be launching the PeopleSoft system generated emails from vsbchprd-noreply@vsb.bc.ca for CUPE Local 15 10-month members to defer their school year end vacation payouts to September if they wish.Please...

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