C.U.P.E. 561 Serves

The C.U.P.E. 561 local serves the support staff of the follow organizations:

      • School District #43 (Coquitlam)
      • Coquitlam Public Libraries
      • First Canada ULC-Fraser Valley

Upcoming Meetings

  • First Canada Unit Meeting There will be a meeting held on Sunday, April 22nd in Abbotsford for the First Canada Unit.  Please see this notice for more information.
    Posted Apr 16, 2018, 12:38 PM by CUPE 561
  • Up-Coming General Union Meetings All meetings are held at Riverside Secondary School (2215 Reeve Street, Port Coquitlam).All meetings are Saturdays, begin at 8:30am, and last approximately two (2) hours.  Parking in ...
    Posted Apr 16, 2018, 12:36 PM by CUPE 561
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Recent Announcements

  • CUPE BC K-12 Bargaining Survey   The link to the survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/M8LL5PF.
    Posted Apr 5, 2018, 11:38 AM by CUPE 561
  • EFMABC Bursaries [Educational Facility Managers Association of BC] The above organization is offering a Bursary. Please see these documents for the detailed instructions and information.
    Posted Mar 8, 2018, 12:26 PM by CUPE 561
  • MPP Slide Presentation This document is the slide presentation, presented to Members at the Ratification Vote meetings.
    Posted Jan 29, 2018, 10:30 AM by CUPE 561
  • MPP Transition Ratification Vote Results CUPE 561 members ratify pension plan transfer   CUPE 561 members ratified the agreement to transfer active employees in the SD43 Non-Teaching Pension Plan (NTPP) to the BC Municipal Pension Plan (MPP) with 97 per cent of members voting in favour.   Ballots were counted on Saturday after the last of three meetings for members to hear details about the plan and vote on ratification. Current SD43 retirees will remain members of the NTPP.   “CUPE 561 members work hard every day to provide support services in Coquitlam schools and like all workers, they should have a pension and benefits they can count on,” says CUPE 561 President Dave Ginter. “Our negotiating team persevered so that we could reach a deal that ...
    Posted Jan 29, 2018, 10:17 AM by CUPE 561
  • First Canada Unit Information Bulletin The Union has been informed by the Employer: Abbotsford will be getting five (5) Vicinity buses to replace five (5) Dennis Darts.  These will be on the conventional runs, so the pay scale will be at the conventional rate.BC Transit will be installing more cameras in the Chilliwack and Abbotsford fleets.GPS systems will be installed on buses soon.
    Posted Jan 18, 2018, 11:59 AM by CUPE 561
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