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  • Tuesday, May 19, 2020
  • Tuesday, May 19, 2020
    Please find attached information regarding the government's guidelines for the reopening of K-12 Education in BC, below.
  • Tuesday, May 19, 2020
    You should have received voting instructions and a Personal Identification Number (PIN) in the mail. This PIN will allow you to vote electronically in the 2020 Executive elections. If you have not received this information by the opening of the poll please contact the union office and we will verify your membership and contact the election provider on your behalf.
  • Friday, May 15, 2020
    We hope that you have been receiving the Union’s regular communications to keep you up-to-date with the work issues we are facing as a result of COVID-19. There is a lot of information regarding the pandemic and how it affects our work place and it can be a bit challenging to stay on top of it all.
  • Thursday, May 14, 2020
    Education Minister Rob Fleming will be making a Live update at 9:00 a.m. tomorrow May 15th on Global and CBC television.
  • Thursday, May 14, 2020
    We are asking your assistance and input into a video we are working on to recognize and thank K-12 members in B.C.   PHOTOS FOR K-12 VIDEO We will put together a video using photos that you send to us of your members at work during this pandemic. It would be great to have every region and every local represented if we can.
  • Thursday, May 14, 2020
    Please find Bulletin #7 attached below. 
  • Wednesday, May 13, 2020
    You should have received voting instructions and a Personal Identification Number (PIN) in the mail. This PIN will allow you to vote electronically in the 2020 Executive elections. If you have not received this information by the opening of the poll please contact the union office and we will verify your membership and contact the election provider on your behalf.
  • Tuesday, May 12, 2020
    We would like to take this opportunity to keep you up to date as to the status of planning for the potential in class learning at the VSB.  Planning is currently taking place, and we hope to have another update from government, possibly in the coming weeks. 
  • Friday, May 8, 2020
    As we see changes in public health guidelines from province to province we are all patiently waiting to see what opens next and how it will affect our daily lives. We understand individual circumstances will arise as employers across the city begin considering how they will continue operations.
  • Friday, May 8, 2020
    HSPBA pandemic response fund on hold The HSPBA pandemic response fund negotiated on behalf of B.C.’s health science professionals will be reviewed following the announcement by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of $4 billion in federal funding, in cost share with the provincial government, to recognize and support the work of essential workers.
  • Friday, May 8, 2020
    We hope that you are well and finding ways to keep safe despite the difficult circumstances surrounding our current health crisis. You must be eager, as are we, to understand what is coming next and when we can begin our journey back to work.
  • Thursday, May 7, 2020
    Dear Members:
  • Thursday, May 7, 2020
    Dear Members:
  • Thursday, May 7, 2020
    FAQ Regarding In-Call and Remote Learning Yesterday Premier John Horgan provided British Columbians with the government’s plan of how it was going to enter the next phases of COVID-19.
  • Thursday, May 7, 2020
    CUPE members continue to play a vital role in BC’s response to COVID-19 through support and service to our students and vulnerable children, as well as the families of those providing essential services to all of us. I am proud that CUPE members stepped up during this challenging and ever-changing time.
  • Monday, May 4, 2020
    Please see the attached letter here sent to Post Secondary Institution Presidents by Deputy Minister Shannon Baskerville.
  • Thursday, April 30, 2020
    FAQ Regarding Updates from Government (See attachments below)
  • Thursday, April 30, 2020
    CUPE and the other health care unions are in negotiations with the Health Employers Association of BC (HEABC) to establish general terms for Principles of Redeployment.
  • Wednesday, April 29, 2020
    The following is an update from the press conference held by Education Minister Rob Fleming regarding the status of K-12 Education in BC on April 28th.