• Essential Services & Job Action

    After a protracted summer attempting to negotiate an Essential Services agreement with the University of Victoria, CUPE Locals 917, 951, 4163 and the Professional Employees Association are in hearings convened by the BC Labour Board […]

  • Province launches new assault on post secondary workers

    In a move that is disturbingly reminiscent of their vicious 2002 attack on the province’s health care workers, the BC Liberals have now set their sites on B.C.’s post-secondary workers. The Liberals are quietly fast-tracking […]

  • 4163 members can refuse to cross picket lines

    Essential Services discussions have been ongoing since CUPE 917 and 951 served strike notice in June.  CUPE 4163 participated in the discussions as some of the University’s proposals affect aome CUPE 4163 members. An agreement […]

  • UVic unions gear up for job action

      VICTORIA – Support workers at the University of Victoria are preparing for possible job action. Representatives of CUPE locals 917 and 951 say the lack of progress in contract talks is narrowing their options […]

  • UNBC workers overwhelmingly approve strike action

    July 3 UNBC workers overwhelmingly approve strike action PRINCE GEORGE–CUPE support workers at UNBC have voted 91 per cent in favour of strike action. The vote was taken over the last week and tallied this […]