Improving the quality of life for workers in Victoria, B.C. since 1918

CUPE Local 50 News & Events


Periods are a Fact of Life

Your help is needed. Period. Periods might be tough to talk about sometimes, but they are just a fact of life. Monthly menstruation products are a basic necessity. Nobody should…

Kimeltuwe school

CUPE local 50 continues to be the main supporter and sponsor of the Kimeltuwe school. The CUPE flag is now part of this humanitarian project as a symbol of their…
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Brother Flores Report

Dear comrades: I finally arrived to the little school’s construction site and met with members of the families that will receive the benefits of your solidarity. The location is very…

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The History of CUPE Local 50

The story of Local 50 is more than the story of the 55 men who met one evening in 1918 and formed a local of the Civic Employees’ Protection Association. It is the story of those men and the ones who came after – the story of fathers and sons. It is also the story of a fight for women’s rights in the workplace – the story of brothers and sisters. It is a story of working with other organizations and within the community – a story of family.

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