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  • Friday, March 27, 2020
    Dear Parents and Guardians,
  • Thursday, March 26, 2020
    The following link is to information from the Ministry of Education and they have advised that they will continue to update it.
  • Thursday, March 26, 2020
    All VSB school-based staff,We would like to acknowledge the uncertainty and ambiguity felt by many members of our staff in advance of Monday, March 30.  District staff have been consulting with unions and stakeholder leadership, liaising with other school districts and in discussions with Vancouver Coastal Health.  Your safety and well-being is our top priority and we have tak
  • Wednesday, March 25, 2020
    In recent days I have heard from many of you. I have heard about your questions, struggles and fears in what has quickly become a very insecure time for all of us.
  • Wednesday, March 25, 2020
    All employees will begin to be contacted by their administrators starting Thursday, March 26, 2020 regarding what to expect going forward for school next week.Your administrators will be discussing your work on an individual basis, which could include, but not be limited to some employees working  remotely from home, some employees choosing to self-isolate due to a
  • Wednesday, March 25, 2020
    Records of Employment are sent electronically to Service Canada.  It’s important to open a claim. Once the ROE is in the Service Canada system they will process but the employee has to open the claim otherwise the ROE will just sit there.
  • Wednesday, March 25, 2020
    Please be advised that CUPE Local 15 has been in discussions with the employer and there will be more information by the end of this week regarding March 30th.The employer has confirmed that they will be following the Public Sector Employers' directive that employees scheduled to work following spring break will be paid.Please review the letter attached below from the
  • Tuesday, March 24, 2020
    CUPE Local 15 Community Health Sector Members,Please read the bulletin attached below for important updated information for your sector. The bulletin includes valuable links. 
  • Tuesday, March 24, 2020
    Dear VSB Members,The union has been in discussions with the employer regarding next week’s school commencement and there will be a more thorough announcement before the end of this week as to what next week could look like for all CUPE Local 15 members.The announcement will be posted as soon as it is finalized.
  • Tuesday, March 24, 2020
    CUPE Local 15 Health Sector Members,COVID-19 is a new and every evolving concern for us all.
  • Monday, March 23, 2020
    These are questions put to the VSB today. Their answer is in bold.
  • Monday, March 23, 2020
    The union is impressing upon our employers the need to follow the advice of BC Family Doctors regarding doctor's sick notes. Please see the attachment below for more information.
  • Monday, March 23, 2020
    Please see the attachment below.
  • Monday, March 23, 2020
    Please see the attached letter from Rob Fleming, Minister of Education and Paul Faoro, President of CUPE BC, responding to the COVID-19 pandemic and the suspension of in-school classes.
  • Friday, March 20, 2020
    Dear Members At City & Parks:
  • Friday, March 20, 2020
    Please see attachment information below for Income supports for workers during the Coronavirus pandemic that provides accessible answers to question around supports in place for workers who are unable to continue working as a result of the ongoing pandemic.
  • Friday, March 20, 2020
    A message from your Staff Representative Chris Losito:
  • Thursday, March 19, 2020
    Update for VSB as of 4:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, March 19, 2020
    Due to technical difficulties the union office is unable to send out broadcast email messages until further notice. Our IT company is working hard to solve the problem. The timing is beyond unfortunate but is out of our control. Please continue to check this website for updates.Thank you.
  • Thursday, March 19, 2020
    Dear VSB Members,We would like to begin by thanking all our members for their patience and understanding in this very difficult historical time.