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 Meeting Please see this notice for information on the June 8th Library Unit meeting.
    Posted May 18, 2018, 11:17 AM by CUPE 561
  • June 9 General Meeting Please see this notice for more information.
    Posted May 15, 2018, 2:29 PM by CUPE 561
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Recent Announcements

  • Union Office Closure May 22 & 23 The Union Office will be closed on Tuesday & Wednesday for Vacation.  Emails will not be returned until Thursday, May 24th.  If you require assistance during this time please contact your Shop Steward.  Thank you.
    Posted May 18, 2018, 12:41 PM by CUPE 561
  • CUPE BC Aubrey Burton & Reg Ford Scholarships 2018 CUPE BC has scholarships available!!  For information on these please check out their webpage @ cupe.bc.ca/whatwedo/cupebcscholarships.  We have attached their application form here.
    Posted May 18, 2018, 10:11 AM by CUPE 561
  • EFMABC Bursaries [Educational Facility Managers Association of BC] The above organization is offering a Bursary. Please see these documents for the detailed instructions and information.
    Posted Mar 8, 2018, 12:26 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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