CUPE Local 50 News
A Labour of Love:
A Labour Day Message from Michael Eso, President, Victoria Labour Council
For Canada’s unions, making life better for working people is, to put it simply, a labour of love. Values like fairness, equality and working together are what drive us to make a difference. Labour Day is our time to celebrate our work and the everyday victories we win to make life better for everyone. This year, there is much to celebrate.[More]
After 10 months of difficult negotiations, CUPW and Canada Post have reached tentative collective agreements for each of the Urban and RSMC bargaining units. Details below but more information on each point will be available in the coming days and the draft agreements will be made available to all members.
For Details fo the CUPW settlement follow this link .[More]
(October 04, 1929 - June 27, 2016)
Bill started working for the City of Victoria after the copper mine at Jordan River flooded, and worked as a pipefitter in the waterworks department until retirement. He was always active in the Victoria Labour Council, and served as President of CUPE local 50 multiple times. He was always ready to lend a helping hand to friends and family, and generously shared his skills as a handyman.
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Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 50 represents members at the City of Victoria (inside and outside workers), Victoria Police Board, BCSPCA Victoria Branch, Gorge Vale Golf Club, Royal Oak Burial Park and the United Way of Greater Victoria. [More]