Oct 16, 2009 01:25 PM BURNABY— At a time when some local businesses have been forced to close and lay off staff because of transportation and security adjustments for the 2010 Games, VANOC’s decision to dole out $30 million in bonuses to staff following the event is an outrageous waste of money that should trigger an immediate audit of VANOC operations, says the Canadian Union of Public Employees.
Oct 7, 2009 05:26 PM BURNABY—CUPE BC has joined with other education partners to ask Education Minister Margaret MacDiarmid to reverse budget cuts that are eroding B.C.’s public education system. In an unprecedented joint letter, from the BC Confederation of Parent Advisory Councils, the BC School Trustees’ Association, the BCTF and CUPE BC, the four organizations outline shared concerns about cutbacks to programs and grants that are being felt by students in schools across the province.
Oct 6, 2009 12:17 PM BURNABY— Premier Gordon Campbell’s announcement of a new task force on electoral reform in B.C. is a good idea—but the panel of politicians he’s proposing reflects too narrow a range of interests, says the Canadian Union of Public Employees.
Oct 2, 2009 05:27 PM VANCOUVER – CUPE delegates were among those on hand today to welcome Harry Nyce as the first aboriginal president of the Union of B.C. Municipalities. The 61-year-old Nisga'a activist and politician as sworn in this morning by delegates from 189 B.C. municipalities after being voted in unanimously. Nyce’s home - Gitwinksihlkw in the Nass Valley - recently became B.C.'s first aboriginal community to join the UBCM.
Oct 1, 2009 08:02 PM VANCOUVER—CUPE BC’s 14 delegates at the 2009 UBCM Annual Convention are talking with community leaders to highlight the work CUPE members do. The goal is to renew CUPE’s commitment to make B.C.’s communities stronger and more sustainable.
Oct 1, 2009 07:54 PM VANCOUVER—Despite international condemnation of the interim Honduran government since the June 28 coup d’état — even from the World Bank, which has cut off aid—the government of Canada continues to support the coup leaders with an engagement policy that ignores flagrant human rights abuses, says CoDevelopment Canada (CoDev).
Oct 1, 2009 04:25 PM VANCOUVER—CUPE BC president Barry O’Neill has slammed the head of the BC Ambulance Service for “fear mongering”.
Sep 29, 2009 09:01 PM VANCOUVER—The CUPE 873 bargaining team is taking the government’s latest “settlement offer” to members across the province. Ambulance Paramedics of BC president John Strohmaier announced the tour today.
Sep 29, 2009 07:54 PM PRINCE GEORGE—CUPE’s newest BC local is looking forward to their first visit from CUPE BC president Barry O’Neill. CUPE 4951 – representing operational staff at the College of New Caledonia in B.C.’s north central interior – promises Barry a warm welcome.
Sep 29, 2009 06:58 PM VANCOUVER - CUPE BC’s Champions for Public Education conference promises to be a stimulating experience for CUPE members in the K-12, college and university sectors.Previous 1 ... 72 73 74 75 76 77  79 80 81 82 83 ... 147 Next