CUPE/BTA 8th Annual Mingler

Mingler Invite 2015


You are invited to the 
8th Annual CUPE/BTA Holiday Mingler

                      Thursday, December 3, 2015

                           3:30 to 6:30 pm

Slovenian Society Hall, 5762 Sprott Street, Burnaby

              Mix & Mingle, Jingle & Rock & have fun!

Live Music          Appetizers            Host bar      50/50 draw

This is an adult event Not intended for children

 Cash donations & non-perishable food items will be collected for the Food Bank &

the BTA’s Sock it to Poverty campaign.



Children’s Christmas Party 2015

To:  All members of CUPE Local 379


click on the link above to download registration form

 The Annual Children’s Christmas Party

has been scheduled for Sunday, December 13, 2015 at Burnaby Central High School

Multi-Purpose Room,  Times:  2:00 until 4:00 p.m.

 This party is intended for the children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews of CUPE Local 379 members.  The cut-off age for children is twelve years old. Santa will visit bringing gifts for the children and there will be snacks and entertainment.

 No one will be allowed to attend the party unless a ticket has been purchased. These tickets will be collected at the door. The doors at Central will open at 1:45 p.m.  Registration fees are non-refundable in the event you cancel your attendance.  Gifts will not be distributed prior to Santa’s arrival and children must be in attendance to collect gifts.  Remaining gifts are donated to The Burnaby Children’s Bureau.

 Cut-off date to order tickets is DECEMBER 1, 2015

Correct payment must accompany the form ($10 per child and $10 per adult).   All order forms must be received in the Union Office by December 1, 2015

After this date absolutely NO tickets will be sold.

Tickets will be collected at the door and no one will be allowed to enter without a ticket.  There will be no tickets sold on the day of the party i.e. at the door.


Make sure you have enclosed the correct amount of money.  $10 per child and $10 per adult.  If the correct amount is not enclosed your information will be returned.

REMINDER: If you are using the District mail bags to return your ticket request to the Union office, you must have it in the mail bag by November 26th.





Fall 2015 Schedule for Municipal Pension Plan Seminars.

The fall schedule for the Municipal Pension Plan free member seminars is now posted on the  website. We’re excited to get the seminar season under way with seminars offered across BC.

Please help us promote these valuable seminars. Post the attached posters in a common area and/or distribute them to staff.

Member seminars

  • Your Pension, Your Future (1.5 hours) is for new and mid-career members.
  • Thinking About Retiring (2 hours) is for members within five years of retirement.

All plan members, including those receiving long-term disability benefits, are welcome to attend.

View the schedule or register

Please note

  • Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Members are responsible for their own travel and associated costs.

Host a seminar at your workplace

If you have at least 20 plan members interested in attending a Pension Information Seminar, we can come to you!

To request a seminar

  • Complete the Pension Information Seminar(s) Request form located in the Forms section of the secure employer website.
  • Fax (250 953-0415) or email ( the completed form to us.


Thank you,

Client Education Program | Pension Corporation

Access to Community & Continuing Education

CUPE Local 379 Access to Community and Continuing Education Courses


The guidelines for access by CUPE Local 379 members to Burnaby Community and Continuing Education (“BCCE”) courses are as follows:


  1. Eligible Employees: Regular full-time Burnaby CUPE Local 379 members only. A limit of two CUPE employees per class.


  1. Registration: CUPE employees will call BCCE to register. Their names will be put on a wait list. These employees will be notified one day before the start of classes if there is space for them in the courses they have selected.


  1. Course material and fees: CUPE employees must pay for any course material fees or extra instructor fees as a result of their participation. An annual fee schedule will be published.


  1. Course list: A list of courses will be made available to CUPE employees from which they can make their selection.


The guidelines for access to BCCE courses may be subject to change on an annual basis.