Membership Zoom Meeting, tonight, June 17th @ 6:30 pm

CUPE 1936 is  inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: CUPE 1936 Zoom Meeting
Time: Jun 17, 2020 06:30 PM Vancouver

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Black Lives Matter

CUPE Local 1936 stands in solidarity with Black communities in North America and around the world.

As we have seen due to recent events in the United States, black people continue to experience oppression, discrimination, criminalization and murder.  

We stand in solidarity with black people who mourn the loss of loved ones, members of their communities and the ongoing discrimination, racial profiling and hatred they continue to experience.  

We understand many others affected by racism, such as Indigenous communities and people of colour have been impacted by the murders of black citizens in the US.  We acknowledge that racism also occurs here in Canada and that this racism hurts and divides all of us. We stand with Black people, people of colour and Indigenous people against racism.

Racism, in all its forms, must stop.  It has no place in our union and in CUPE Local 1936.

Thanking our members during Child Care Month

BURNABY—CUPE child care workers continue to provide outstanding service during the pandemic period, from looking after the children of front-line workers to singing songs and reading books online to kids staying home during social distancing. For these and other reasons, CUPE BC salutes our members for their contributions as Child Care Month wraps up this week.

Child Care Month in B.C. is an opportunity to recognize the vital role that early learning and child care professionals have in our every-day lives—especially during the COVID-19 pandemic, said CUPE BC President Paul Faoro.

“Child care workers provide a vital public service that so many British Columbians rely upon. And they continue to provide this service despite various new challenges and stresses that have been added to their work over the past several weeks,” said Faoro.

“These dedicated workers set the educational path for our children before they hit the school system. The skills that these workers have, which are so important in caring for children, are often undervalued in our society.”

During Child Care Month, CUPE members at Collingwood Neighbourhood House, including Andrea and  San, have been telling stories on their Facebook page. Earlier this month, members of the North Shore Neighbourhood House teen club posted a special thank you to essential workers, including our child care workers.

As well as CUPE members who work in the child care sector, Faoro extended a special thank you to CUPE K-12 members who have stepped up over the past six weeks to support children of essential service workers.

“When B.C. kids needed a safe place to stay while their parents performed essential work, public schools and our members were there to provide it,” said Faoro. “To all early learning and child care professionals in B.C., we thank you for all the work you do especially during this difficult time.”

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Local 1936 Wednesday May 20th Membership Meeting Invite

Bernice Way is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: CUPE Local 1936 Membership Meeting
Time: May 20, 2020 06:30 PM Vancouver

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BC Government Announces Temporary Pandemic Pay

The government of BC has just announced that health and social services workers delivering in-person, frontline care to some of B.C.’s most vulnerable people will receive a financial boost through temporary COVID-19 pandemic pay.

As part of a cost-shared program with the federal government, temporary pandemic pay will support people working on the frontlines in B.C.’s health care system, social services, and corrections. This includes workers delivering a range of health and social services to people most vulnerable to COVID-19.

Eligible frontline workers will receive temporary pandemic pay, a lump-sum payment of about $4 per hour for a 16-week period, starting on March 15th. Eligible workers will receive the payment directly through their employer and do not need to apply.

See the government announcement here and information about eligible workers can be found here.

CUPE BC’s announcement can be found here.

Monthly Membership Meeting – Wednesday, May 20th @ 6:30pm

Just a friendly reminder to join our password protected Zoom membership meeting this Wednesday, May 20th @ 6:30 pm.

If you  are able to attend please email and she will be able to send you the link.

We will be providing updates to the membership on Covid19 information and how it affects the members at work.

There will be time for questions and the Table Officers will be providing their monthly reports.

We hope you can make it.

If you have any questions please call Bernice  604 781-6864 or email

Stay Safe.