CUPE’s Anti-Racism Strategy

CUPE has a long and proud history of challenging racism. Delegates at CUPE’s 1999 National Convention adopted the CUPE Policy Statement on Workplace Racism, and since then our union has fought racism wherever we encountered it – at work and at the bargaining table, in our communities, and across the globe. At our 2019 National Convention, CUPE members voted to continue…

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COVID-19 update: Implementation of rapid testing and vaccine status self-declaration.

On Thursday, August 26, 2021 it was announced that BC’s research universities; UBC, UVic, TRU, and SFU will be implementing a program for rapid testing and a vaccine status self-declaration plan. There are still many moving pieces and details to be finalized, however, the universities wanted to inform the communities as soon as able. This program will give students, staff…

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Remote Work Arrangements

Back on May 25, 2021 HR met with the Union to talk about the results of the employer-run survey on working remotely from home. This survey led to the creation of Remote Work Arrangements (RWA) guidelines which the Employer chose to make only on a part time basis. The Employer does not see these as affecting the terms and conditions…

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CUPE 951: Education Committee Chair

Are you interested in volunteering your time to sit on the CUPE 951 Executive Board? The Education Committee Chair position is currently vacant. If you are interested, please reach out to a member of the Executive Board. As per the CUPE 951 By-Laws the EDUCATION COMMITTEE CHAIR will: Coordinate the activities of the Union’s Education Committee;•process registrations, travel and accommodation…

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