Sep 17, 2009 07:49 PM VANCOUVER — Ambulance Paramedics are holding a march and rally in Richmond tomorrow in the wake of stalled contract talks with the government. CUPE BC president Barry O’Neill said that “despite CUPE’s consistent efforts to resolve this dispute, the BC Ambulance Service rejected CUPE 873’s offer for settlement.”
Sep 17, 2009 01:51 PM New CUPE local says job security, job equality are high priorities during tough times CRESTON—The 15 employees of Creston Public Library are seeking a new collective agreement after ratifying a certification vote to be represented by the Canadian Union of Public Employees, says the president of the new local.
Sep 16, 2009 07:47 PM RICHMOND—CUPE national president Paul Moist and CUPE BC president Barry O’Neill will join close to 200 delegates from more than 50 CUPE K–12 locals at an historic inaugural meeting of a provincial K–12 Presidents’ Council. The meeting will be on September 18 and 19 at the Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel (formerly the Richmond Inn).
Sep 16, 2009 10:05 AM CUPE 873 has been on strike since April 1, 2009
Sep 15, 2009 07:35 PM VANCOUVER—Representatives of 3,500 striking Ambulance Paramedics of BC, CUPE 873, have forwarded an offer for settlement to the BC Ambulance Service.
Sep 9, 2009 10:29 AM BC's striking ambulance paramedics have released a new video [vimeo.com] to make their case to the public.
Sep 8, 2009 01:44 PM VANCOUVER—Striking members of CUPE 873, B.C. ambulance paramedics, received a big boost in visibility and some much-needed support at yesterday’s Labour Day picnic in the Lower Mainland.
Sep 1, 2009 07:54 PM VICTORIA—The Liberals ignored B.C.’s deteriorating ambulance service in today’s budget speech, despite the five-month-long strike by the province’s 3,500 paramedics for better services.
Sep 1, 2009 07:04 PM PENTICTON—Last minute cuts announced by the Ministry of Education have led the Okanagan Skaha School District (67) to take the unprecedented step of issuing layoff notices to almost 50 staff.
Sep 1, 2009 06:59 PM BC Budget increases middle class tax burden VICTORIA—The Provincial Budget announced today cuts jobs, reduces services for people who need them most, and continues the Liberal shift of the tax burden away from corporations and the wealthy onto the middle class, says the Canadian Union of Public Employees.Previous 1 ... 72 73 74 75 76 77  79 80 81 82 83 ... 146 Next