CUPE 338 Welcomes BMID Workers

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.

CUPE 338 Bargaining Update

This year has seen all of our units go into bargaining.

City of Kelowna has a new collective agreement

City of Kelowna – Airport is currently in bargaining

District of Lake Country has a new collective agreement

Glenmore Ellison Improvement District has a new collective agreement

Regional District of the Central Okanagan has a new collective agreement

Kelowna Museums has a new collective agreement