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

CUPE Local 50 News & Events

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Canada’s unions urge federal government to help restore peace in Venezuela

Canada’s unions urge federal government to help restore peace in Venezuela
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CUPE National’s Venezuela’s Press Release

CUPE National's Venezuela's Press Release
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REMEMBERANCE DAY 2018

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in…

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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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