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

  • Library Unit Ratification Meeting Please see this notice for important information regarding the up-coming July 9th Ratification Meeting!!
    Posted Jun 22, 2017, 12:47 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 Jun 13, 2017, 11:54 AM by CUPE 561
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Recent Announcements

  • TELUS CUPE Member Corporate Cell Phone Plan TELUS has an offer for any CUPE Member for cell phone packages.  If you want more information on this, contact TELUS directly by email at questions@apexwireless.ca or check out their webpage at apexwireless.ca.This month's deals: - We are taking Pre-order for Galaxy S8 and S8+ - Google Pixel 32GB black is now applicable to $400 new activation hardware discount - Free Galaxy Tab E with $10 plan on 2 year term when you activate/renew Galaxy S7/S7 Edge Please DO NOT contact the Union Office as we are unable to answer any questions in regard to this promotion.  Thank you.
    Posted Apr 5, 2017, 2:26 PM by CUPE 561
  • Volunteers & Work of Bargaining Unit To all locations: Members need to be aware of Article 10.11   10.11 Work of the Bargaining Unit   The Union shall not have its certificate of bargaining authority reduced as a result of volunteers.   The Board further agrees that volunteers will be supernumerary to established positions in the bargaining unit and that the use of volunteers will not result in the layoff of employees. Duties of the laid off employee(s) will not be performed by volunteers at that location.   For the purposes of this Article 10.11 layoff shall mean a reduction in the work force or any reduction of hours for any employee.    If there are any volunteers at your site performing work of laid off Members ...
    Posted Sep 30, 2014, 1:56 PM by CUPE 561
  • Tribunal Rules on Allegations of Adverse Treatment by Union Not Discriminatory conduct, Tribunal finds...Read More Here
    Posted Feb 28, 2012, 8:26 AM by Glen Gibson
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