CUPE responds to United Church’s Naramata Centre closure – See more at: http://www.cupe.bc.ca/news/3655#sthash.wdW3VNpv.dpuf

BURNABY—In the wake of yesterday’s announcement that the United Church’s Naramata Centre will close permanently, CUPE will seek renewed discussions with Church representatives. “We have had 30 employees on strike and on a picket line at the United Church’s Naramata Centre for over eight months. This dispute has always been about fair treatment of loyal … Continue reading CUPE responds to United Church’s Naramata Centre closure – See more at: http://www.cupe.bc.ca/news/3655#sthash.wdW3VNpv.dpuf

Fraser Institute gets it wrong—again

BURNABY – The release today of the Fraser Institute’s latest attack on wages and benefits for working people shows how out of touch with economic reality the right-wing organization is, says CUPE BC. “The Fraser Institute’s own research shows that the so-called ‘premium’ for public sector workers is nowhere near the magnitude they’ve been claiming … Continue reading Fraser Institute gets it wrong—again

All CUPE K-12 locals ratify collective agreements

BURNABY – CUPE’s 57 BC K-12 Local bargaining committees have reached and ratified collective agreements, meeting the November 30 deadline. “We’re pleased that all locals were able conclude local bargaining issues by the November 30 deadline,” says K-12 Presidents’ Council Chair Marcel Marsolais.  “Locals can now focus and look forward to the gains we achieved in this … Continue reading All CUPE K-12 locals ratify collective agreements

Call out to CUPE3799 members to join the teachers on the line

The provincial government has locked out teachers across the province. The teachers are not allowed to be on school grounds until 45 minutes before class, not over breaks, not over lunch and have to leave by 45 minutes after the class. Instead of bargaining in a a fair fashion the government has also docked 10% of … Continue reading Call out to CUPE3799 members to join the teachers on the line