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UNBC workers overwhelmingly approve strike action

Jul 3, 2012 04:45 PM CUPE support workers at UNBC have voted 91 per cent in favour of strike action. The vote was taken over the last week and tallied this morning. CUPE 3799 represents more than 300 support workers at the University of Northern BC.

University of Victoria workers serve 72-hour strike notice

Jun 26, 2012 12:01 PM Two CUPE locals at the University of Victoria have served 72-hour strike notice. CUPE 917 and 951 served notice at the BC Labour Relations Board Monday after the employer balked at continuing mediated talks.

Victory! Parity for Prairie Valley education support workers

Members of CUPE 5252, Prairie Valley School Division education support workers vote to ratify their collective agreement that gives them parity by September 2014

Jun 25, 2012 10:37 AM CUPE 5252 members, education support workers, gave their bargaining team a standing ovation before voting to ratify a four-year agreement with Prairie Valley School Division. The local had been trying to gain wage parity for years, and that goal was accomplished in this round of bargaining.

Education support workers reach agreement with Regina Public School Board

Jun 21, 2012 12:56 PM CUPE 650, 3766, and 4643 members have reached a 32-month contract agreement with the Regina Public School Board. Union members ratified the agreement June 19.

CUPE 116 at the University of British Columbia enters mediation

Jun 18, 2012 02:56 PM CUPE 116 has returned to the bargaining table with a mediator. The UBC local met with the employer on Friday at the Labour Relations Board with mediator Mark Atkinson present.

CUPE 116 at the University of British Columbia serves strike notice

Jun 6, 2012 01:01 PM CUPE Local 116 has served 72-hour strike notice at UBC. The 2,000 member local served notice on June 6, after contract talks stalled.

Regina education support workers give strong strike mandate

May 28, 2012 12:56 PM CUPE Local 650, 3766, and 4643 members are sending their bargaining teams back to the table with a strong strike mandate after the final local voted this Saturday.

Members speak out for equality: Videos

Library Assistant Desi Harcourt speaks out for equality in Prairie Valley School Division. Watch the video on YouTube: http://youtu.be/RYyLiz7GL4g

May 25, 2012 01:40 PM CUPE 5252 members who are education support workers in Prairie Valley School Division, are speaking out for equality and fairness through video. Wages paid to CUPE education support workers are significantly lower than the wages Prairie Valley School Division pays to non-unionized education support workers

People take power at Regina Public School Board meeting

More than 200 people picketed in front of the Regina Public School Board office before the AGM.

May 12, 2012 06:41 PM Community support and group action led to an historic meeting at Regina Public School Board AGM. The public sent a strong message to the school board by electing their choice for meeting chair. The Board is asked many questions on fairness in bargaining, school closures and the impact on community, and how they chose names for schools.

Post-secondary employer group in B.C. abandons provincial template table negotiations

Apr 13, 2012 05:14 PM Following more than two years of protracted negotiations, the Post-Secondary Employers Association announced that it is abandoning the provincial template table negotiations, the College and Institute Support Staff Bargaining Association said on Friday, April 13.

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