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  • Thursday, August 22, 2019
  • Thursday, August 22, 2019
    The Hotel Georgia just served lockout notice to its employees!The #1 hotel in Canada is threatening to lockout its five-star employees as early as tomorrow (Friday, August 23rd). This lockout threat is unprecedented at this hotel, and the workers’ union (UNITEHERE Local 40) feels this move is extremely anti-worker.
  • Thursday, August 22, 2019
    The union has tickets available for the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives Fundraising Gala on November 21, 2019.The keynote speaker is Nancy MacLean and she will be speaking on “The Rise of the Radical Right – How libertarian intellectuals, billionaires, and white supremacists shape today’s politics”.  Nancy is an award winning historian whose latest book traces
  • Wednesday, August 21, 2019
    The Local 15 office is experiencing technical difficulties with the phone system and incoming calls are not getting through. Until this problem is resolved please email us at email@cupe15.org.We are working to resolve this as soon as possible and apologize for the inconvenience.
  • Tuesday, August 20, 2019
    According to the CBA Classification Manual, found in the collective agreement, a “Layered Over” position is one which is required to assign work to another Community Subsector employee and is required to ensure that the assigned work is completed.
  • Tuesday, August 20, 2019
    According to the CBA Classification Manual, found in the collective agreement, a “Layered Over” position is one which is required to assign work to another Community Subsector employee and is required to ensure that the assigned work is completed.
  • Tuesday, August 20, 2019
    Ratification Meeting and Vote – Your Bargaining Committee has reached a tentative agreement. We will be conducting an information meeting and ratification vote as follows:Friday, September 6, 2019, 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.Langara College - Langara Room A201a
  • Thursday, August 8, 2019
    Please join us at our annual Summer Family BBQ and Picnic at Trout Lake on Saturday, August 17, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. in the Grandview Room at Trout Lake Community Centre. There will be food, friends, and games and lots of activities for kids. The grassy area outside has also been reserved for our use. 
  • Monday, July 29, 2019
    Labour Day Free Family Event - September 2nd at Jack Poole Plaza just west of the Vancouver Convention Centre Celebrate Labour Day with workers and families, on Monday, September 2, 12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m. very close to the Waterfront Station -  at the Jack Poole Plaza, just west of the Vancouver Convention Centre. 
  • Thursday, August 1, 2019
    Join our CUPE brothers and sisters on Sunday at the Pride Parade! See below details from CUPE BC:
  • Thursday, August 1, 2019
    Join our CUPE brothers and sisters on Sunday at the Pride Parade! See below details from CUPE BC:
  • Tuesday, July 30, 2019
    As a member of the Vancouver Employees’ Savings Plan (VESP), you should have received the attached letter with your June statement.Please read this letter carefully as it contains important information about the proposed transition of VESP to a new modernized and expanded plan.
  • Monday, July 29, 2019
    If you are a member of the Vancouver Employees’ Savings Plan (“VESP”), you should have received the attached letter with your June statement. Please read this letter carefully as it contains important information about the proposed transition of VESP to a new modernized and expanded plan.
  • Thursday, July 18, 2019
    Sexual harassment and assault are too common in the hotel industry. Members of UNITE HERE Local 40 are going to Vancouver City Hall to ask City Council to pass a resolution to address the treatment of women in the hospitality industry. Any business in Vancouver cannot be allowed to make women feel unsafe. You are invited to join them on Tuesday, July 23rd at 5:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, June 26, 2019
    Thank you to all the VSB members who came to the information meetings on June 24th and 25th and voted the benefits package and for the Memorandum of Agreement.The members ratified the Memorandum of Agreement and voted in favour of retaining the Health Benefits Plan. 
  • Tuesday, June 18, 2019
    This is an important meeting for all members. Please make every effort to attend at least part of the meeting. When: Friday, June 28, 2019 - Time: 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. - Where: CUPE 15 union office at Langara A201a
  • Friday, June 14, 2019
    This letter is now posted under the Collective Agreement tab (please click Collective Agreement in upper right hand box in VSB workplace section and then click LIF LOU 2019-2020 ).
  • Friday, June 14, 2019
    The 2019 Executive Board election is now finished with the third and final run-off poll closing at 10:00 a.m. today. The successful candidate for the City Sector Representative position is Ravina Lal.
  • Tuesday, June 11, 2019
    Please see the attachment below for information on the ratification of agreement meetings for VSB members. 
  • Friday, June 7, 2019
    Attention City, Parks, Ray-Cam, and Britannia Members,The City et al Bargaining Committee invites you to a Meet and Greet on June 17, 2019. This is your opportunity to meet the committee to ask questions, voice your concerns, and provide input into the bargaining survey.Details of the Meet and Greet are provided in the attachment below.