The Canadian Union of Public Employees – Local 402-01 represents workers who provide municipal services to the residents and businesses of the City of White Rock, British Columbia. We are a sub-local of CUPE 402, which is the Union for Surrey employees.
L402-01 has over 140 members who are employed at City Hall, Engineering & Municipal Operations, Financial Services, Information Technology, Planning & Development, RCMP (support staff) and Recreation & Culture. CUPE is a democratic Union in which the members make the decisions, determine the policies, and set the direction of their Union.
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COLLECTIVE BARGAINING – TO BE DISCUSSED AT GENERAL MEETING: JUNE 10, 2021
In preparation for the upcoming bargaining session with the City of White Rock, all L402-01 members are strongly encouraged to attend the General Meeting on Thursday, June 10, 2021 at 7pm via Zoom. The Bargaining Committee will provide updates, discuss options and then members will vote on the direction that the Committee will take. We encourage every member to attend virtually, be part of the discussion and have their say.
TOGETHER WE MUST FIGHT ISLAMOPHOBIA
CUPE offers sincere condolences to the family and friends of the Muslim family who were victims of Islamophobic hate in London, Ontario. Please click on this link:
DISCOVERY OF KAMLOOPS MASS GRAVE SITE
CUPE stands in solidarity with Indigenous communities across Canada as they mourn the recent discovery of 215 Indigenous children buried at a mass grave site at the Kamloops Indian Residential School in BC. Please click on this link:
INTERNATIONAL WORKERS’ DAY: MAY 1, 2021
On International Workers’ Day, CUPE stands in solidarity with all workers organizing for labour rights and economic justice. Please click on this link:
DAY OF MOURNING: APRIL 28, 2021
Every year, on April 28, workers, families, employers, and others come together at events held around British Columbia and across Canada to remember those who have been injured on the job and those who have lost their lives from a workplace injury or disease. On this day, we renew our commitment to creating safer work environments for all employees. Please click on this link:
ELECTION RESULTS: APRIL 8, 2021
As previously advised, and in accordance with our By-Laws, our Executive Board elections for Chair, Vice-Chair, Secretary, Chief Shop Steward and Member-at-Large were held on April 8, 2021 at 7pm.
The following members were elected:
Chair: Rob Bacile (2-year term)
Vice-Chair: VACANT (1-year term)
Secretary: Alanna Claffey (2-year term)
Chief Shop Steward: VACANT (1-year term)
Member-at-Large: VACANT (2-year term)
(Membership Officer: Kirsch Uppal remains in this position for 1 more year.)
Please note that if any member of L402-01 still wishes to be considered for any of the above vacant positions, it is never too late to join us. Please relay your interest to anyone on the Executive Team. We do need your help to make L402-01 a vibrant and responsive Union.
GENERAL MEETINGS: 2ND THURSDAY OF EACH MONTH
In accordance with BC’s public health orders to maintain social distancing, all L402-01 meetings in 2021 will be held via Zoom on the second Thursday of the month at 7pm until it is safe to resume in-person meetings. Zoom Meeting links will be emailed to members.
PLEASE NOTE -If you are a member and are not signed up to receive messages from L402-01, please email WhiteRock@CUPE402.com.