New dates for picking up strike pay cheques

If you have not picked up your strike pay cheque………….

the Union office will be open on Wednesday, November 12 and Friday, November 14, from 7:30 am to 5:30 pm

and Wednesday, November 19th from 8:00 am to 5:30 pm and Thursday, November 20th from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm.

This is your last chance to pick up these cheques,  if you are not sure you have one please call the Union office.

Again,  a reminder that there is street parking only!!!!


Final Strike Pay Cheque updated

All members who picketed and signed the ‘sign in sheets’ and received a strike pay cheque at any time during the Teachers’ strike are eligible for a final strike pay cheque.  This is a NEW cheque.

As well, there are still strike pay cheques waiting for pick up for members who picketed in June.

The Union office will be open on Wednesday, October 29th from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm for cheque pick up

and Friday, October 31, from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm and

Tuesday, November 4, from 3:00 to 6:00 pm and

Thursday, November 6, from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.

The cheques will also be available at the General Meeting on Saturday, November 8th.

Please be advised that you will need to show I.D. and there is STREET PARKING ONLY AT THE UNION OFFICE!!!!!!       


Strike Pay – September 25, 2014

All Casual employees of the Burnaby School Board who picketed in September can come into the Union office and pick up their strike pay on Friday, September 26th between the hours of 9:00 am and 1:00 pm.

All CUPE members who have not picked up their strike pay from last June can come into the Union office any day between the hours of 9:00 am and 1:00 pm.

If these times do not work for you, please call the Union office and we will arrange another time.

If you are unsure of the location of the Union office, call and we will give your directions.

Please note there is street parking only!!




IMPORTANT UPDATE as of September 16, 2014

The BCTF and BCPSEA have reached a tentative deal.  There will be a lot of information forthcoming over the next few days.

CUPE members should be showing up for their regular scheduled work day.

The picket lines may come down before the BCTF vote is known (the line could be down tomorrow).

We will post new information as soon as it is available.


Strike Pay Information as of Sept. 15, 2014

Any member who has not received their last strike pay cheque for picketing in June will be receiving a phone call from one of the Executive  members of CUPE Local 379 to come and pick it up.

The Union office will be distributing those cheques from Monday, September 15 to Thursday, September 18 between the hours of 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.

You will need to sign for the cheques and provide I.D.

PLEASE NOTE:  There is street parking only at the Union office.