CUPE BC will be hosting a series of information webinars for CUPE members on the MPP redesign changes. Click the links below for more information
CUPE BC has cancelled the following education events
- CUPE week long school in Kamloops May 24 – 29th, 2020
- Retirement Planning Seminar in Kelowna May 28 – 30th, 2020
Stay Healthy, Stay Positive!
The new collective agreement for City of Kelowna is not available online yet but most of the wording and language remains the same as the previous agreement. Please reference the previous document to address any concerns regarding leaves etc.
There are several units whose collective agreements have expired; Lake Country, Regional District of Central Okanagan, and Kelowna Airport. The expired agreements remain in force until a new agreement is made. Please continue to refer to these agreements for your enquires and concerns regarding leaves etc.
General Membership meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of the month starting at 5:00 pm. There are no meetings held in July or August.
Meetings are held at the CUPE 338 office at 111-565 Bernard Avenue. Hope to see you there!
Executive meetings are held the 1st Tuesday of the month.
If you would like to make the Executive aware of a topic or discuss it, please contact a member of the Executive and they will bring it forward to the meeting.
Shop Steward meetings will be the second Wednesday of each month starting at 5:00 pm.
Meetings are held at the CUPE 338 office at 111-565 Bernard Avenue.
If you are a Shop Steward and you didn’t receive an email from the Chief Shop Steward, please contact DebTomlinson at firstname.lastname@example.org
The following positions were elected at the November 19, 2019 General Membership Meeting:
- Vice President City of Kelowna Inside Workers (Graham March was acclaimed).
- 1st Vice President Regional District of the Central Okanagan (Scott Bruce was acclaimed).
- 2nd Vice President Regional District of the Central Okanagan – 1 year term (Chad Garecht was acclaimed).
- Recording Secretary (Patty Holloway was acclaimed).
- Vice President Glenmore Ellison Improvement District (Daniel King was acclaimed).
- Vice President Commissionaires (Lynda Davy was elected).
- Vice President Museum (Jill Evans was acclaimed).
- Chief Shop Steward (Deb Tomlinson was elected).
- Young Worker Representative (Amanda Schuffels was acclaimed).
On behalf of the Negotiating Committee, the bargaining survey will be emailed to member’s personal email addresses on Monday, June 4, 2018. Please check your personal email for the survey.
The Negotiating Committee will use the responses to this bargaining survey to develop bargaining proposals for this round of negotiations. Please complete and submit this survey by Friday, June 15, 2018.
Additional comments can be entered in the space provided, your opinion is important!
If you require a printed copy, please contact the CUPE 338 office at 250-762-8576, contact your shop steward, any Negotiation Committee member or Executive Committee Member.
Your Negotiation Committee:
Ken Pommier, President
Graham March, Policy and Planning
Patty Holloway, Financial Services
Alyssa Schubert, Wastewater Treatment Facility
Kelsey Versteeg, Development Services
Irene Wangler, Infrastructure
Diane Wojciechowski, Police Services
Please see attached information on the renewal of the CUPE 338 Long Term Disability Plan, as of May 1, 2017.
CUPE 338 Long Term Disability Plan
Workers at the Black Mountain Irrigation District (BMID) have voted to join CUPE in a Labour Relations Board vote held today. They will become members of CUPE 338, representing municipal workers in Kelowna and water workers at the Glenmore-Ellison Improvement District and the Central Okanagan Regional District.
“We look forward to representing these workers who maintain a safe and adequate water supply that is crucial to residents in our area,” said CUPE 338 President Lee Mossman. “On behalf of all our members, I’m pleased to welcome them to CUPE 338.”
The 16 new CUPE members working at Black Mountain Irrigation District are committed to ensuring that water remains safe, reliable, and supplied at the highest possible quality.
The workers at the Black Mountain Irrigation District decided to join CUPE to gain a voice on the job. CUPE338’s newest members include clerical staff as well as water distribution and water treatment plant crew.