Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) - BC

Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) - BC

October 29, 2012 21:39 ET

CUPE workers at College of the Rockies opt for strike mandate

CRANBROOK, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Oct. 29, 2012) - CUPE Local 2773 workers at the College of the Rockies have voted 87 percent in favour of strike action. The membership tally was held last week and the votes were counted over the weekend. The local represents 120 support workers at the college.

Vancouver Community College took a strike vote last week and plans to start job action tomorrow by shutting down both of VCC's Vancouver campuses. Vancouver Island University held a strike vote today.

Contact Information

  • Pam Catsirelis
    CUPE 2773 President
    250.919.1040

    Murray Bush
    CUPE National Communications Representative
    778.554.2234
    www.CUPE.ca