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  • Friday, June 26, 2020
    Hello Everyone, Please find attached Bulletin #13, a thank you message to our members.In solidarity and safety, Warren Williams, President, CUPE 15, President K-12 Presidents Council 
  • Thursday, June 25, 2020
    K-12 Members,Please go to the bcschools.cupe.ca website to view a thank you video for K-12 support staff. The song is protected by copyright and we have permission to show the video on the bcschools.cupe.ca website only.  
  • Thursday, June 25, 2020
    Please see the attached News Release and Backgrounder from the Ministry of Education.
  • Wednesday, June 24, 2020
    We are writing today with a brief update regarding the Vancouver Art Gallery.First of all, the meeting scheduled for Wednesday, June 24 at 5:30 p.m. is a General Membership meeting for all CUPE Local 15 members. We hold these monthly meetings nine times a year to discuss the business of the union with all its members.
  • Wednesday, June 24, 2020
    Some of you may have heard about the great work being done by the BC Community Alliance on challenging Anti-Black violence and hate crimes in schools.Below is a shareable link to sign the petition, and add your voice to the call for justice and a permanent change to the BC school curriculum.https://bccommun
  • Tuesday, June 23, 2020
    “Now is the time to fight like hell for the equality and dignity of Black, Indigenous and other racialized communities. Now is the time to support each other and hold each other up. And now is the time to challenge racial violence, white supremacy, and all forms of racism, big and small.”  CUPE National President, Mark Hancock, www.cupe.ca
  • Tuesday, June 23, 2020
    National CUPE President, Mark Hancock is calling for solidarity to fight racism and injustice. "Now is the time to fight like Hell for the equality and dignity of Black, Indigenous and other racialized communities. Now is the time to support each other and hold each other up.
  • Monday, June 22, 2020
    The agenda for the upcoming virtual General Memership Meeting is attached along with the minutes of the last meeting that took place on May 27, 2020. The Equality Statement is included on the agenda. Please note that the Financial Statement will be available to view on sreen at the virtual meeting.
  • Friday, June 19, 2020
    We were glad to hear many of you found the webinar helpful. The discussions with the Gallery continue to take place: work reductions, the implementation of the WorkShare program, and permanent layoffs are all on the table. Both parties recognize the capabilities of WorkShare to support the full-time permanent staff and are working hard at finalizing those details.
  • Friday, June 19, 2020
    We wish to bring to everyone`s attention a survey that will be arriving in your in boxes early next week regarding your work experiences during COVID-19. The survey is being conducted by CUPE BC, and is for all K-12 members throughout the Province.
  • Friday, June 19, 2020
    We are holding a meeting with members of the Museum of Vancouver on Wednesday, June 24 from 10 to 11a.m. to discuss the transition back to the workplace and any concerns arising from the return to work. We would appreciate receiving questions by email prior to the meeting so that we can address them at the meeting.
  • Thursday, June 18, 2020
    Plesae find bulliten attached below. 
  • Thursday, June 18, 2020
    Please find attached below the signed Vancouver School Board Earned Time Off (ETO) Letter of Understanding for the 2020-21 school calendar.
  • Friday, June 12, 2020
    The 2020 Executive Board election is now finished with the second and final run-off poll closing at 10:00 a.m. today.
  • Wednesday, June 10, 2020
    Hi Everyone: We were glad to see so many people in attendance yesterday at the webinar. We hope the information we provided and our response to your questions was helpful. We understand there is much to consider, and we appreciate your patience as we work to share the information with you as best we can.
  • Tuesday, June 9, 2020
    As President of CUPE Local 15 I have thought about addressing the fear, violence, and anger since the murder of George Floyd. I am tired of stating the obvious when it’s not my voice that should be heard. I didn’t create the racist attitudes that my family has fought against all our lives. Six hundred years of history created this moment.
  • Tuesday, June 9, 2020
    Congratulations to all Emily Carr University members on the successful ratification of your new three year agreement which includes increases to wages, benefits, and professional development just to name a few of the improvements. The tentative agreement will go to the CUPE 15 Executive Board meeting on June 16, 2020 for approval.If you were unable to attend the presentation,
  • Tuesday, June 9, 2020
    Congratulations to all Emily Carr University members on the successful ratification of your new three year agreement which includes increases to wages, benefits ,and professional development just to name a few of the improvements.
  • Tuesday, June 9, 2020
    Congratulations to all Emily Carr University members on the successful ratification of your new three year agreement which includes increases to wages, benefits ,and professional development just to name a few of the improvements.
  • Friday, June 5, 2020
    UPDATED: Sector-specific guidelines and general health & safety practices during pandemic: