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  • Wednesday, October 2, 2019
    VSB employees will not have access to pay advices between October 10 at 3:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, October 2, 2019
    The VMRRA is excited to launch their very own website. You can access it by clicking on the link below: information on the VMRRA is posted on the new site as well as info on the upcoming Halloween and Christmas luncheons.
  • Monday, September 30, 2019
    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, Craig Hopkins, a retired but active CUPE Local 15 member, along with a VSB Shop Steward are hosting an after work conversation on the topic.They will explain the process and what happens when you are ready to retire.
  • Friday, September 27, 2019
    Chartwells Strike Vote results are 97% in favour of strike action.
  • Thursday, September 26, 2019
    The VSB Application for Career Development form is attached below. Please send it directly to Employee Services. It is not necessary to copy the union office.
  • Tuesday, September 24, 2019
    JOIN US THURSDAY at 5pm!
  • Monday, September 23, 2019
    The Nominees are pleased to announce the results of the Member vote relating to the proposed transition plan for the Vancouver Employees’ Savings Plan.
  • Thursday, September 19, 2019
    We are holding a lunch hour union meeting for all unionized staff members of the Vancouver Art Gallery on Wednesday, October 2 from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m. Refreshments will be available. We have a lot to discuss, so please come as soon as you can. October 2, 2019 - 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m. - 750 Hornby Street, Room 302.
  • Thursday, September 19, 2019
    This important message is for members that contribute to VESPTime is running out to vote on the proposed new plan for VESP!In order for the vote to count at least 50% of all VESP participants must cast a vote. Therefore your participation is critical. If you have not voted please do so now.
  • Tuesday, September 17, 2019
    Please find this application form under Collective Agreements in the Workplace section for VSB. Here is the link:  
  • Tuesday, September 17, 2019
    Join OneCity's Walk 'n Roll riding event. See the attached poster for details.
  • Tuesday, September 17, 2019
    Each year the Vancouver and District Labour Council hosts community forums with the Union Protein Project. Last year the forums expanded to two community forums.
  • Monday, September 16, 2019
    Please join us for this critical meeting for updates from this round of negotiations.  Date:         Tuesday, September 24, 2019 Time:         9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Location:   Langara Union Office, Room A201a
  • Thursday, September 12, 2019
    We would like to report that the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) was not approved by the membership at the meeting held on September 6, 2019. This means that the members have spoken and utilized their vote and have sent a signal to the Union and the Employer to go back to the bargaining table to negotiate a better deal for the workers at Chartwells.
  • Tuesday, September 10, 2019
    It has been brought to our attention that there is misinformation being circulated at some worksites regarding the proposed new plan for VESP. It is important that all members know the facts regarding the proposed changes.   The withdrawal fee is higher with the proposed new plan but withdrawals are unlimited and no minimum balance is required.
  • Tuesday, September 10, 2019
    The Provincial Framework Agreement is attached below.
  • Friday, September 6, 2019
    The VESP Vote is underway now!  Please be sure you make your voice heard, please be sure to vote.  Vote online. We are offering information sessions for staff to learn more and to ask questions.  The first one is today!  There are two others as well:
  • Friday, September 6, 2019
    The following short survey will help government to better understand the preferences of British Columbians on these important questions and decide whether any changes to the leave provisions should be made. 
  • Thursday, September 5, 2019
    Attention VESP Members:The complete Vancouver Employees' Savings Plan (VESP) package outlining the proposed changes to the plan is enclosed. Voting is now open.
  • Wednesday, August 28, 2019
    Close to 200 members responded to the cupe15online email regarding tickets to the Vancouver Whitecaps game on September 14th.