CUPE BC Convention elects new Executive Board for 2017-2019

CUPE BC Convention elects new Executive Board for 2017-2019

VICTORIA—Delegates to CUPE BC’s 54th annual convention today elected a new Executive Board to lead the union for the next two years. CUPE BC President Paul Faoro and Secretary-Treasurer Trevor Davies were acclaimed to continue in their roles, and Cindy McQueen, Tanya Paterson, Karen Ranalletta and Michelle Waite were elected to serve as General Vice Presidents. Delegates also elected four…

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Noise awareness day – April 26th

Noise awareness day – April 26th

Doing something about noise! Crowd Sourcing Noise Measurements We’ve all known for a long time that exposure to workplace noise causes hearing loss – kids in school learn about it in Grade 4! Workers have been losing their hearing for years at alarming rates; an estimated 74% of construction workers by the time they reach retirement age(1)! Now is the…

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Emergency preparedness week – May 7th to the 13th

Emergency preparedness week – May 7th to the 13th

Hello everyone,   Emergency Preparedness Week is this May 7th to 13th. This is a great reminder that we all can do more to be prepared for disrupting emergency events in our lives. Several lunch time learning events have been scheduled and are open to any member of the campus community. Bring your lunch and come out and learn! A…

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Baby Food Drive – at the BBQ

Baby Food Drive – at the BBQ

CUPE 951 – proudly supporting 1UP VICTORIA SINGLE PARENT RESOURCE CENTRE Bring a donation of BABY FOOD, FORMULA OR DIAPERS (ALL SIZES, CAN NEVER HAVE ENOUGH!) and all baby friendly (and necessary!) toiletries; lotions, balms, creams, etc http://www.singleparentvictoria.ca BRING ITEMS TO THE CUPE 951 BBQ JUNE 21, 2017   COMMONS BLOCK Other items will be gratefully accepted, toys, new or gently…

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Masterminds 2017 lecture series on harassment

Masterminds 2017 lecture series on harassment

“The Institute on Aging and Lifelong health at UVic is co-hosting a free evening lecture Wednesday, April 12th that I think may be of interest to the CUPE exec and membership.  It’s called, “Defending human rights & preventing harassment: Victim, bystander and activist”. Description: “Whether in the RCMP, the Armed Forces, in churches, schools, sports teams, our streets, workplaces and…

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