May 30, 2011 03:34 PM
BURNABY—The first provincial discussions between CUPE’s B.C. K-12 Presidents’ Council Provincial Bargaining Committee (PBC) and the BC Public School Employers' Association (BCPSEA) are scheduled for June 10.
May 26, 2011 08:21 AM
A joint union-employer study on reducing costs and improving benefits, language on EI coverage for K-12 workers, and a spotlight on pensions are some of the highlights of the Spring 2011 edition of CUPE Tabletalk.
May 20, 2011 02:15 PM
TERRACE- Bargainers for CUPE 2052 (Coast Mountain Schools) left the table this week with close to 60 pages of management proposals for concessions.
May 18, 2011 03:06 PM
VANCOUVER—CUPE college and university bargaining committees met this week with the chair of the CUPE K-12 Presidents’ Council to talk issues and strategy.
May 12, 2011 11:15 AM
EDMONTON—The Edmonton Public School Board has taken steps to prevent the advancement of big box day care centres on school property. The decision occurred in light of a request by the publicly traded corporation Edleun, which is based in Calgary. According to the Edmonton Journal, Edleun owns 22 centres in Alberta, including three in Edmonton, and recently bought six in British Columbia. The company reports that it hopes to expand to own 10 per cent of the country's day-care spaces in the next six years.
May 5, 2011 09:39 AM
Bargaining committee talks strategy and timelines
RICHMOND - CUPE’s BC K-12 Presidents' Council Provincial Bargaining Committee (PBC) met on Wednesday, April 27 and identified steps to move bargaining forward locally and provincially.
Apr 16, 2011 03:46 PM
VANCOUVER—CUPE BC’s K-12 committee presented a new video featuring members at work throughout the province at the CUPE BC 2011 convention.
Mar 31, 2011 09:29 AM
PORT ALBERNI—CUPE 727 representing workers in Alberni schools on Vancouver Island has welcomed StrongStart workers as new members.
Mar 11, 2011 04:15 PM
CUPE locals discuss strategy, unveil new website
RICHMOND - CUPE’s BC K-12 Presidents' Council Provincial Bargaining Committee (PBC) met on Wednesday, March 9 in Richmond.
Mar 3, 2011 01:19 PM
The challenges and solutions facing public education were front and centre at a town hall forum in Burnaby on February 2. Burnaby MLAs Kathy Corrigan and Raj Chouhan were among the crowd of close to 75 people in attendance.
Mar 3, 2011 01:14 PM
CUPE BC’s magazine Public Employee takes a sweeping look at the issues facing public education in B.C. in the Fall 2010 edition. Check out the feature article “Education that works. It’s time to end BC Liberal school wars.”
Mar 3, 2011 01:12 PM
BURNABY—An Angus Reid survey shows that 75 per cent of B.C. residents believe that public education in the province is strengthened when locally elected school trustees advocate for their school districts and challenge the provincial government.