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 Vote Meeting First Canada Members will vote on their new Collective Agreement on Sunday, February 25th.  Please see this notice for more information.
    Posted Feb 8, 2018, 12:32 PM by CUPE 561
  • Library Unit Meeting - March 2, 2018 Please see this notice for information on the next Library Unit Meeting.
    Posted Feb 8, 2018, 12:30 PM by CUPE 561
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Recent Announcements

  • February 23rd Pro-D Day - Locations & Start Times COURSE LOCATION & START TIME INFORMATION   The following will attend Montgomery Middle: EAs - 8:30am Clerical / Board Office / Library Assistants - 8:15am Continuing Education - 8:30am The following will attend Winslow Centre: Youth Workers - 8:15am Strong Start Facilitators - 8:30am International Education - 8:30am SWIS - 8:30am Information Services - 8:30am Cooks / School Meals - 8:30am Community Development Facilitators - 8:30am The following will attend Centennial Secondary: Caretakers - 8:30am Career Resource Facilitators / Work Experience Facilitator - 8:00am The following will attend the Maintenance Shop: Trades / Maintenance / Grounds - 8:00am       All CUPE Support Staff with assignments of more than two hours per day (all permanent employees as well as casuals in backfill assignments or casuals in temporary assignments) are expected ...
    Posted Feb 19, 2018, 10:02 AM 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
  • NEWS BULLETIN November 2017 -- ESD (Economic Stability Dividend) Please see this notice for information regarding wages applied by the Economic Stability Dividend for May 2018.
    Posted Jan 29, 2018, 10:19 AM by CUPE 561
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