Latest News & Coming Events

  • Wednesday, December 24, 2014
    What Stewards Need to Know About Health and Safety This session will be held at the CUPE Local 15 office at 545 West 10th Avenue. Please call the CUPE 15 office at 604-879-4671 if you would like to...
  • Monday, December 22, 2014
    Please find report attached below.
  • Thursday, November 27, 2014
    Sister Carol Brynjolfson from the Vancouver Museum is the lucky winner of the Weekend at Harrison Hot Springs annual draw.Congratulations Carol.Reminder to members - the more General Membership...
  • Monday, November 24, 2014
    ESG Payments We have been advised by the employer the following regarding ESG payments: Biweekly employees (permanent) payroll will receive the ESG on Nov 21st. Hourly employees (on-call) will...
  • Thursday, November 20, 2014
    CUPE 15's Christmas Open House is on Thursday, December 18, 2014 from 4:00 to 8:30 p.m. at the Union Office.Everbody is welcome. Please stop by to enjoy some light snacks and refreshments.
  • Tuesday, November 18, 2014
    This event falls on the original date of the Montreal Massacre, December 6th, and as in previous years, there will be an event put on by Vancouver Rape Relief at the Vancouver Public...
  • Friday, November 7, 2014
    In the fall of 2014, CUPE Local 15 retained Bruce Carscadden Architect Inc. (BCA) and their team of, structural, mechanical, and electrical engineering consultants to conduct a high-level...
  • Wednesday, November 5, 2014
    The “Employee Support Grant” portion of our the collective agreement has prompted a few inquiries. Below is an excerpt taken directly from the Provincial Framework Agreement. The Agreement is between...
  • Monday, November 3, 2014
    Please note that the location has changed from the Operating Engineers' Hall to the Anvil Centre in New Westminster.Friday, November, 7, 20145:00 to 7:00 p.m.Anvil Centre777 Columbia StreetNew...
  • Thursday, October 30, 2014
    The results are in! 92% of the members who came out to cast their ballot voted in favour of accepting the proposed changes to the collective agreement.VSB members will be...
  • Monday, October 27, 2014
    Please see attached statement from CUPE BC on Ebola Preparedness.
  • Wednesday, October 22, 2014
    Stewards can play a key role when the union needs to mobilize its members, whether it’s to support the bargaining committee, or stop the employer’s attempts to contract out union work. Learn basic...
  • Tuesday, September 9, 2014
    During the last round of HSPBA/HEABC collective bargaining, the parties agreed to create a joint union/employer committee to identify and address recruitment and retention challenges in health...
  • Thursday, September 4, 2014
    The BCFED, with the BCTF, is organizing a series of solidarity rallies around the province over the first week of September. These rallies will give teachers, parents, and supporters a chance to...
  • Friday, August 29, 2014
    As we head into the Labour Day long weekend, we must prepare ourselves for any outcome before school is scheduled to begin on Tuesday. Will an agreement be reached that would see the end to the BCTF...
  • Wednesday, August 27, 2014
    This afternoon we received confirmation that there will be no worksite pickets at elementary schools by the Vancouver Elementary School Teachers’ Association (VESTA) on Thursday or Friday this week.
  • Monday, August 25, 2014
    Early Friday evening, CUPE 15 and the VSB concluded a discussion regarding the effects of the teachers’ picket lines for this week. The VSB explained that management individually asking each employee...
  • Monday, August 25, 2014
    We know that many of you have questions about picketing this week, and the hours required by the CUPE Constitution.
  • Friday, August 22, 2014
    We received a new update on Thursday (last night) regarding strike action, this time from the Vancouver Elementary School Teachers' Association (VESTA).
  • Thursday, August 21, 2014
    CUPE Local 15 has received the following information from the Vancouver Secondary Teachers’ Association (VSTA):