• Job action looms at BC universities

    VANCOUVER—Four more CUPE university locals have served 72-hour strike notice. Once in place, CUPE members at five universities in BC will be in a legal position to strike. Canadian Union of Public Employees locals at […]

  • State of Negotiations at UVic and beyond

    NEGOTIATIONS AT UVIC: CUPE 4163 Component 1 and 2 have been in bargaining since October 2010.  Last week’s meetings with UVic brought  closure to many non monetary proposals which until now had not been adressed.    CUPE 951, […]

  • CUPE 4163 thanks CUPE 917 & 951

    This letter was sent to all CUPE 4163 members over the weekend: Bargaining dates for CUPE 917, 951 and 4163 are set for this week.  All three locals are hopeful that the University will come […]

  • Bookstore & Finnerty Express behind picket lines Monday

    CUPE 951 Picket lines will be up around the Bookstore and Finnerty Express coffee shop Monday, and CUPE 917 workers in housekeeping will also be off the job that day. For more on this story, […]

  • UVic agrees to return to bargaining table

    The University of Victoria and CUPE locals 917, 951 and 4163 have agreed to return to the bargaining table next week starting Tuesday, Sept. 18. While bargaining is underway job action will be suspended and […]