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Essential service levels set in City of White Rock negotiations

Apr 14, 2014 05:33 PM Workers in the City of White Rock took another step toward job action today, as essential service levels in the event of a strike or lockout were finalized.

Breakfast by the numbers with Paul Moist

Apr 12, 2014 12:41 PM Close to 100 delegates attended the economic breakfast at CUPE BC Convention Friday morning. “The Conservatives claim Canada’s economy and job market are outperforming other major nations. If that’s true,” said CUPE National President Paul Moist, “then for whom?”

Work week ruling sends community health employers back to Square 1

Apr 11, 2014 03:35 PM Employers who failed to follow a fair and negotiated process to transition employees to a 37.5 hour work week will have to start over, according to an arbitrator's ruling issued this week.

Moist: Our ultimate power is our solidarity

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Apr 10, 2014 04:39 PM CUPE National President Paul Moist began his address to delegates at CUPE BC’s 51st annual convention with a nod to the solidarity demonstrated by CUPE across the country to members in B.C. facing very tough disputes over the past year.

CUPE SkyTrain workers reach tentative deal

Apr 2, 2014 08:34 PM VANCOUVER - CUPE Local 7000 SkyTrain workers have reached a tentative agreement with the BC Rapid Transit Company. The new contract must still be ratified by both parties.

Portland Hotel Society staff committed to continuing vital work

Apr 2, 2014 06:44 PM Portland Hotel Society staffers are committed to continuing the vital work of the society’s many projects, facilities and services in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside despite the recent changes to the PHS’s board of directors and senior management.

Talks break off, job action likely for White Rock civic workers

Apr 2, 2014 03:17 PM WHITE ROCK – After two mediation sessions with little progress, workers in the City of White Rock say that job action now looks likely.

CUPE BC supports library conference

BC Library Conference: CUPE BC president Mark Hancock with keynote speaker Ivan Coyote and CUPE BC Library Committee members Renee Milaney and Denise Parks.

Apr 1, 2014 02:41 PM The 2014 BC Library Association conference themed Hello,World! opened last night with a keynote speech by award-winning author and engaging storyteller Ivan Coyote.

Ambulance paramedics prepare for strike vote

Mar 31, 2014 05:22 PM CUPE 873 members are seeking a strike mandate as part of the multi-union Facilities Bargaining Association. The CUPE bargaining team is calling for a strong strike vote to pressure the employer back to the table for a new contract.

CUPE raises alarm on lack of Health Accord

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Mar 26, 2014 04:48 PM CUPE BC is joining the Canadian Health Coalition in a March 31 Day of Action against devastating federal cuts to our health care system.

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