CUPE Family Gives Back - Picnic in the Park

posted Jul 19, 2019, 3:21 PM by CUPE 561   [ updated Jul 19, 2019, 3:34 PM ]

Come on out and enjoy the Annual Family Picnic in the Park on Saturday, August 31, 2019 from 11am-3pm.  There will be hotdogs, popcorn, entertainment and games.  Please see this notice for all the information.

Memorandum of Agreement Ratified by Members

posted Jul 5, 2019, 12:13 PM by CUPE 561   [ updated Jul 5, 2019, 12:13 PM ]

The Members have voted to accept the Memorandum of Agreement.
More information will be distributed later in the Summer.

Steve Roberts Memorial Golf Tournament

posted May 27, 2019, 11:40 AM by CUPE 561   [ updated May 28, 2019, 3:25 PM ]

Come out and play some golf In Memory of Steve Roberts!

Saturday, August 24 @ Golden Eagle - BBQ afterwards with prizes, food & drinks -

$120 includes green fees, cart, and a donation to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

If you are interested in participating or if you wish for more information; please contact Bruce Richardson @ 604.512.2983 or by email at

CUPE K-12 Video Animation

posted Jul 9, 2018, 10:27 AM by CUPE 561   [ updated Jul 9, 2018, 10:28 AM ]

CUPE has provided the video below; have a watch!!

MPP Slide Presentation

posted Jan 29, 2018, 10:29 AM by CUPE 561   [ updated Jan 29, 2018, 10:30 AM ]

This document is the slide presentation, presented to Members at the Ratification Vote meetings.

NEWS BULLETIN November 2017 -- ESD (Economic Stability Dividend)

posted Nov 17, 2017, 3:30 PM by CUPE 561   [ updated Jan 29, 2018, 10:19 AM ]

Please see this notice for information regarding wages applied by the Economic Stability Dividend for May 2018.

Volunteers & Work of Bargaining Unit - SD #43

posted Sep 30, 2014, 1:55 PM by CUPE 561   [ updated Jul 6, 2018, 9:35 AM ]

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 please let the Union Office know.

Tribunal Rules on Allegations of Adverse Treatment by Union

posted Feb 27, 2012, 11:26 AM by Glen Gibson   [ updated Feb 28, 2012, 8:26 AM ]

Not Discriminatory conduct, Tribunal finds...

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