CUPE 4627 Mobilizes for Strike at Vancouver Community Collage

by Stephen Petrina on October 29, 2012

Support staff in CUPE 4627 at the Vancouver Community College (VCC) are mobilized for a full strike beginning Tuesday morning.  CUPE 4627 chief steward Jo Hansen says the 420 members are tired of waiting for the government’s Public Sector Employers’ Council (PSEC) to approve the college negotiating in good faith for a settlement. Their last contract expired more than two years ago in 2010. The union notes that “the goal of our picket line is to help gain the attention of the provincial Government to convince the Public Sector Employers’ Council (PSEC) to allow us to achieve the settlement that they have already given to so many others in the post secondary education sector.”