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  • Tuesday, December 11, 2018
    Please see the attached local school calendar for 2018 to 2019.
  • Tuesday, December 11, 2018
    Please note that PBC has announced a change to the way they adjudicate Glucose Test Strips effective January 1 2019.  They updated Caresnet on October 12, 2018 and issued notices to claimants who have used glucose test strips in order to mitigate the impact of surprise. See the attached bulletin here for more information.
  • Monday, December 10, 2018
    Annual Retirement Seminar for VSB Municipal Pension Plan employees to be held in April 2019 Dear Union & Association Stakeholders, We wanted to let you know that our annual retirement seminar has been scheduled for Thursday April 18, 2019 at the education centre this year. 
  • Friday, December 7, 2018
    For your information - We have received a couple enquiries from Teachers or Early Childhood Educators who are being audited by the CRA as it relates to deductions claimed on their personal income tax.  A reminder of where the form is available that needs a signature from your school administrator.  This is not a payroll generated form.
  • Friday, December 7, 2018
    For your information - We have received a couple enquiries from Teachers or Early Childhood Educators who are being audited by the CRA as it relates to deductions claimed on their personal income tax.  A reminder of where the form is available that needs a signature from your school administrator.  This is not a payroll generated form.
  • Wednesday, November 21, 2018
    We are sorry to inform our membership that a member of CUPE Local 15 passed away tragically on October 19, 2018. Nicole Hasselman worked for the Vancouver School Board as a Special Education Assistant at Templeton Secondary. She has also worked at AR Lord and Nelson Elementary schools. Our condolences to Nicole's family, peers, and friends. She will be missed by all who knew her.
  • Wednesday, November 14, 2018
    The BC Federation of Labour is asking for your help!They need the following:- unwrapped toys and teenager gifts- non-perishable foods- gift cards and passes- new and gently used, washed clothing for men, women and children (jackets, hats, socks, gloves)Volunteers are also needed in Vancouver at the Maritime Labour Centre (1880 Triumph Street) on:December 21
  • Tuesday, November 13, 2018
    HSPBA Members - Please see the attachment below regarding the tentative agreement that was reached last Friday.
  • Wednesday, November 7, 2018
    Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives Annual Fundraising GalaNovember 15, 20185:30 – 9:00 p.m.Fraserview Hall – 8240 Fraser Street, Vancouver
  • Monday, November 19, 2018
    Our 2018 Annual Children's Winter Party was Sunday, November 25th at the Trout Lake Community Centre
  • Monday, November 5, 2018
    In August 2018 we reported that at the 2017 CUPE National Convention, delegates adopted Resolution 36, which called for the creation of a Task Force on Governance to conduct a comprehensive review of the governance and structure of our National Union.In March 2018, the National Executive Board confi
  • Monday, October 29, 2018
    Attention CBA Members at Vancouver Coastal Health:In less than three minutes you can help guide CUPE in the conduct of ratification votes in the future.Please complete the survey here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CBARatificationThe survey deadline is November 12, 2018.Thank you for your partic
  • Monday, October 29, 2018
    Negotiations Continuing for Health Science Professionals' Collective AgreementNegotiating teams head back into talks this week to continue bargaining for a new collective agreement for the province’s 18,000 health science professionals working in hospitals and communities around the province.The bargaining teams have been working solidly for the past three weeks
  • Monday, October 22, 2018
    Bargaining Bulletin - BACK AT THE TABLE!  Negotiations will be held October 30, November 15, 16, 21 and 22.
  • Monday, October 15, 2018
    URGENT:  Great Opportunity for You to Help with the Upcoming Elections – Book Off From Your Regular Work Position
  • Monday, October 15, 2018
    Dear HSPBA Member,  Due to the overwhelming response we have received, we are no longer accepting applications for category 1 and 2 funding. CUPE 15’s funding allotment for these categories has been fully expended. We are accepting applications for category 3 funding, available to members who work in or travel to one of the following listed rural or remote communities: 
  • Monday, October 15, 2018
    Vancouver and District Labour Council delegates have endorsed the following candidates in the upcoming Local Government Election in Vancouver and North Vancouver on Saturday, October 20th.
  • Tuesday, October 9, 2018
    If you are a CUPE Local 15 member at the Vancouver School Board within a few years of retiring and you are interested in an informal chat about retirement, Amanda Leung, an experienced shop steward and Craig Hopkins, a retired but active CUPE Local 15 member, are hosting an after work conversation on the topic.
  • Wednesday, October 3, 2018
    For VSB Members Only Please see the attached 2018 Flu Clinic information below. VSB employees can drop in free of charge but will be required to complete a consent form. If you would like to see a copy of this form in advance please email wellness@vsb.bc.ca.
  • Tuesday, October 2, 2018
    HSPBA Members,Please see the bargaining bulletin below dated October 1, 2018.