Sharon Griffin-West (Retired)
Griffin-West (Retired)
Union Staff
CUPE 716 Contract has now been Ratified
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Human Resources will be forwarding your new Collective Agreement sometime in the new school year. Wage increase retroactive to July 1, 2019 will be reflected in support staff pay stubs in September.

Welcome back to September 2019 !
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It’s near the end of summer and a new school year is on the horizon. Welcome back soon !

Transporting Students with Behavioural, Special Needs
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The District Health & Safety Committee does not support anyone driving students who are identified with ‘Challenging Behaviour’ (violence/harm to self or others) or have an Employee Safety Plan until a risk assessment is completed to determine if it is safe to drive. To read further on this and on WorkSafe’s Recommendations, please click HERE.

CUPE Local 716 has a new Admin Assistant !
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We are very pleased to announce our new Administrative Assistant, Sara Blaney. Our new office hours will be 10:00 – 2:00 from Monday to Friday. Welcome Sara !

Surplus chairs for sale
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The Union office has some nice high back chairs available for the very reasonable price of $25 each. Please see a photo here. First come, first served and when they are gone, they are gone. Call the office 604-273-1651 if you have questions.

Summer Employment anyone?
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If you would like to work for the District throughout the summer, there are some opportunities for Clerical, NHS / EA at Garden City and Spul’u’kwuks, an EA and a Library Tech for Continuing Ed, and a Rental Custodian, to do so. Click here to see the advert of summer employment opportunities for our members.

CUPE 716 Scholarship Winners !
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We have our winners for the CUPE 716 Scholarships for 2019! Congratulations to everyone who applied, with a special mention about the high quality of all the applicants. It was not an easy decision for our Trustees as all applicants were outstanding. Best wishes for all of your future education plans. Megan Estrada winner of …

CUPE signs agreement to make K-12 schools safe and inclusive for all students
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The fact that all 60 public school districts have joined the BC Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Educator Network is another victory in the effort to make schools safe and inclusive for students of all sexual orientations and gender identities, CUPE 15 President Warren Williams said at an event marking the International Day Against Homophobia, …

CUPE Equality Statement
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Union solidarity is based on the principle that union members are equal and deserve mutual respect at all levels. Any behaviour that creates conflict prevents us from working together to strengthen our union. CUPE National has prepared an Equality Statement which you can view here.

We Care
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We work together as friends and family and we care about each other. If you are aware of any major event that has been experienced by one of your co-workers, for example a birth or death in the family, or of an injury or illness they may have suffered, please let us know by contacting the …