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

  • 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 11, 2018, 9:07 AM by CUPE 561
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Recent Announcements

  • First Canada Strike Vote Please see this notice for information/results of Sunday night's strike vote meeting.
    Posted Jun 11, 2018, 12:14 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
  • 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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