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

  • November General Meeting The next General Union Meeting will be held on Saturday, November 17th.  See this notice for more information.PLEASE NOTE this meeting will be in the Library.
    Posted Oct 31, 2018, 12:01 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 Oct 18, 2018, 9:57 AM by CUPE 561
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Recent Announcements

  • Annual Children's Christmas Party The Annual Children's Christmas Party is scheduled for Sunday, December 9th from 2pm to 4pm.  Please see this notice for more information; as well as the registration form which is due by Friday, November 30.
    Posted Oct 31, 2018, 12:02 PM 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 BULLETIN Please see Bargaining Bulletin #14 - Collective Agreement Ratified.
    Posted Nov 5, 2018, 3:51 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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