CUPE Local 1978 has approximately 950 members and represents four bargaining units:
- Capital Regional District
- Island Health (Health Science Professionals at Vancouver Island Health Authority)
- West Shore Parks and Recreation
- Greater Victoria Housing Society
Members work all across the Gulf Islands and southern end of Vancouver Island.
Workload Strategy Session Meetings Update
CUPE community health members in Victoria and Metro Vancouver showed up in big numbers last week for two evening workshops aimed at tackling the growing problem of workload in their sector. Read the full story on the CUPE BC website.
An update is now available on the CUPE BC website.
CRD/CUPE Local 1978 Joint Bursary Award Program
For the 37th consecutive year, the CRD and CUPE Local 1978 are co-sponsoring a Bursary Award Program which was increased several years ago from $4,000 to $8,000!
If you have a dependent student in your family who has not been awarded the bursary and who would be interested in applying, the 2018 Application Form is available for download. Completed application forms should be return to CRD HR by Friday, July 6, 2018.