National Indigenous Peoples Day

National Indigenous Peoples Day

On June 21, for National Indigenous Peoples Day, we recognize and celebrate the history, heritage, resilience and diversity of First Nations, Inuit and Métis across Canada. Were you aware that CUPE 951 successfully bargained to include language that allows Indigenous employees to take paid leave on National Indigenous People’s Day? If you have any questions, reach out to any Executive…

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VIDC Leadership Conference

The CUPE Vancouver Island District Council has recently announced an upcoming Leadership Conference, taking place from July 24-27, 2024, at Vancouver Island University (VIU)!  Your Executive has passed a motion to send up to 4 members to attend this Leadership Conference, with the intention of having one person attend each “bundle”. To put your name forward for consideration, please email…

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Tell UBC Research is Work!

The University of British Columbia is the largest university in BC and one of the largest in Canada. Yet it is one of the last universities in the country without a union for graduate research assistants. The lack of a union has prevented UBC student workers from being able to affect their working conditions and negotiate for fair wages. It…

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Executive Board Elections – May 29, 2024

The elections, outlined below, will be taking place in person at the David Turpin Building A104 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm on Wednesday May 29th, 2024. First Vice President-incumbent: Page DeWolfe Head Steward-incumbent: Stephen Leckie Treasurer-incumbent: Michael Rheault Communications Chair-incumbent: Ranbir Prihar Member at Large—incumbent: Erica Burns Trustee-incumbent: Jessica Fox All positions are 2 year terms except for the 3…

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