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

  • 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 ...
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Recent Announcements

  • MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS INFORMATION CUPE locals support the following candidates in the school board and municipal elections:            Coquitlam                  Port Coquitlam            Port Moody Mayor            Adel Gamar                    Brad West                             Rob VagramovCouncil         Rob Bottos                     Laura Dupont                         Barbara Junker                      Craig Hodge                   Nancy McCurrach                  Meghan Lahti                      Sean Lee                          Pricilla Omulo                         Amy Lubik                      Trish Mandewo               Darrell G. Penner                   Zoe Royer                      Nicola Spurling               Glenn Pollock                      Chris Wilson                   Dean Washington                      Bonita Zarrillo School Board`Jennifer Blatherwick      Bruce Richardson                   Lisa Park                     Shari O’Neill                   Christine Pollock                    Keith Watkins                      Craig Woods CUPE locals are not supporting any of the school board incumbents except the two Port Moody trustees. The Board of Trustees made the decision to close the post retirement group benefits plan (Health and Dental care) to new enrollees effective December 31 ...
    Posted by CUPE 561
  • CUPE K-12 Video Animation CUPE has provided the video below; have a watch!!
    Posted Jul 9, 2018, 10:28 AM by CUPE 561
  • First Canada - BARGAINING BULLETINS Please see Bargaining Bulletin #6 from your Bargaining Committee.Please see Bargaining Bulletin #5 which contains updated information from your Bargaining Committee on the up-coming Ratification Vote.Please see Bargaining Bulletin #4 which contains updated information from your Bargaining Committee.Please see Bargaining Bulletin #3 regarding information from your Bargaining Committee.Please see this notice for Bargaining Bulletin #2 regarding information from your Bargaining Committee.Please see Bargaining Bulletin #1 regarding information from your Bargaining Committee.
    Posted Aug 29, 2018, 3:37 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
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