Latest News & Coming Events

  • Wednesday, July 10, 2013
    After the first week of summer vacation for students, education workers across the province are resolved to make sure BC schools are clean, safe, and inclusive.  The 27,000 CUPE education...
  • Monday, July 8, 2013
    In order to ensure proper representation for local governments, Premier Christy Clark should instruct her caucus members who left local council or mayors’ positions to run as MLAs to resign their...
  • Tuesday, June 25, 2013
    CUPE Locals 15 and 407 and the IUOE Local 963 successfully completed their job action at the VSB Workshop this morning, June 25, 2013 at 11:45 a.m.All three locals employed at the Workshop...
  • Friday, June 21, 2013
    The results are in! Sister Leanne Toderian has been elected as the President for a two year term ending May 27, 2015. She was sworn in at the General Membership Meeting on June 26, 2013....
  • Friday, June 14, 2013
    As reported in the most recent K-12 Bargaining Bulletin, more than 70 percent of the 27,000 CUPE K-12 workers in BC are now under a strike mandate. Thirty-eight of CUPE's K-12 locals in BC have held...
  • Friday, May 31, 2013
    CUPE 15 is proud to have our past president Paul Faoro ensconced at CUPE British Columbia as Secretary Treasurer where he will continue to represent our interests. Congratulations Paul! Find...
  • Tuesday, May 28, 2013
    More investment in local labour key to safer, more efficient service, stakeholder forum told
  • Friday, May 24, 2013
    CUPE local presidents, representing  27,000 K-12 workers across BC, met on May 23rd to discuss bargaining and possible strike action. Following the breakdown of contract talks at the...
  • Friday, May 3, 2013
    86% in favour of strike action.  We had a strong turnout for the information sessions and vote. Thanks to everyone who came out!
  • Tuesday, April 30, 2013
    Provincial K-12 bargaining talks have broken down. CUPE reports reaching “impasse” with the BC Public School Employers’ Association yesterday. 
  • Tuesday, July 23, 2013
  • Thursday, April 18, 2013
    On the day before the Liberal government dissolved, BC Health Minister Margaret MacDiarmid announced the enactment of Bill 18, redefining health care bargaining units and moving licensed practical...
  • Monday, April 15, 2013
    Delegates to CUPE BC’s 50th Annual Convention elected Mark Hancock as President, replacing the retiring Barry O’Neill. CUPE 15 President Paul Faoro was elected Secretary-Treasurer.
  • Friday, April 5, 2013
    CUPE BC is launching a social media campaign today to inform voters about important issues in the upcoming BC provincial election. The campaign uses a comedic relationship metaphor to urge British...
  • Tuesday, April 2, 2013
    "Six years after the van accident that took the lives of three farm workers in the Fraser Valley, more needs to be done to make farming safe in our province", said Jim Sinclair at the Abbotsford...
  • Thursday, January 31, 2013
    Welcome to your new CUPE15 website! Have a look around and let us know what you think. We've made the workplace area a little easier for you to find what you need. Union-wide info is also available...
  • Monday, January 14, 2013
    CUPE BC is honoured to add our voice to the growing chorus of support for the grassroots Idle No More movement. Canadian Union of Public Employees members in BC stand in solidarity with First Nations...