Election 2022

This year any and all information about our election is located on our Election 2022 webpage.

Election 2022 Website

Please bookmark the page and check back to stay informed on what is going on.

Please note the below dates, more information is on the election 2022 page.

Important Dates (details in the notice):

Now-May 6th, 2022 – Registration Period to vote electronically

April 27-May 2, 2022 – Nomination Period

April 28-May 18th, 2022 – Get to Know the Candidates (on our website)

May 18-20th, 2022 – Electronic Voting

May 19, 2022 – In Person Voting

A Message from CUPE BC


Over the past year, CUPE BC has been campaigning for a system of public childcare in our existing K-12 system. We are now asking you to help us share our message with provincial decision-makers.

The provincial government has taken big steps to create more affordable childcare spaces for kids five and under. However, these recent investments don’t help those with school-aged children who continue to struggle with high cost, poor supply, and inconsistent quality of care for their kids.

B.C. must now create the thousands of school-age spaces communities need by supporting public before- and after-school programs in our existing public education system.

Public schools already have the space, staff, structure, and expertise to provide high-quality care for kids, who will have fewer transitions and more education-focused care under a universal public system.

Please help send this message by going back to the website and signing our petition to send a letter to the B.C. government.

Thank you for your support.

In solidarity,

Karen Ranalletta, President

Social Committee Games Night

We have extended the RSVP date for the Games Night! Please RSVP below, so that we can finalize planning. Its going to be a great night!

November 2022 Labour Heritage Newsletter

This newsletter is produced by the staff of the BC Labour Heritage Centre on behalf of our board of directors.

In this issue

  • BC’s farmworkers fight for their union in 1980s
  • Tributes to MacPaps on November 11
  • Visit us at ‘the Fed’
  • Labour History Photo of the Month

They put our monthly newsletters, and the link to subscribe should this be something that interests you is in the above link

Education National Sector Conference Documents

Ian was recently in Ottawa at the National Sector Conference. We have been provided with the presentation documents, and have posted them below for you to review should you be interested in reading them.

October 15, 2022 Municipal Elections

The October Municipal Elections will be here before we know it! We are looking at holding an all candidates meeting with the School Board Trustee Candidates, to see where they stand on the issues that matter to us.

Together with our friends at the Richmond Teachers Association and the Richmond District Parents Association, we are pleased to let you know that this meeting will be held on Wednesday October 5th, from 7-9pm on Zoom.  This Webinar is open to the entire Richmond Community and we look forward to seeing everyone there.

Join the Webinar Here

Meeting ID: 898 4922 5859

Passcode: 962249

If you have any questions for the candidates that you would like us to ask, please email them directly to Ian, so that we can be sure they are asked. Alternatively, you can email them to Erica at the Office

Watch this space for more details.

K-12 Presidents Council Bulletin: K-12 Provincial Framework Agreement

Updates on the Provincial Framework Agreement. If you have any questions at all about the difference between Provincial and Local bargaining please reach out and we will happily explain them to you.

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Bargaining Bulletin: Tentative Agreement

As we are sure you have already seen in the news, there has been a tentative agreement made. This is just the first step in the bargaining process, and we will be sharing more information as we get it. So far all we know is what is mentioned in the attached Bulletin.

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Bulletin – Changes to Right to Refuse Unsafe Work

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Please take a moment and read through the below Bulletin about the changes to the right to refuse unsafe work process! It is so important that each and every one of us knows our rights, and the process to follow should they be asked to do unsafe work. If you have any questions, or need help navigating through a situation, please give your Shop Steward a call. Don’t know who they are? Find them here or give Erica a call at the office between 9:30 and 1:30. After 1:30, please call Ian directly.