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 Ratification Meeting First Canada will be holding a Ratification Vote meeting on Sunday, November 4th.  Please see this notice for more information.
    Posted 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

  • 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 the this most recent Bargaining Bulletin from your Executive - Bargaining Bulletin #12Please see Bargaining Bulletin #11.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 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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