Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 2950 (Vancouver, B.C.)

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Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 2950 (Vancouver, B.C.)

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  • CUPE 2950

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After a two year service contract with CUPE, the library and clerical workers at University of British Columbia joined the Canadian Union of Public Employees as an official chartered local, CUPE 2950.


University of British Columbia (UBC), UBC Point Grey campus, UBC Robson Square, Vancouver General Hospital, B.C. Children's & Women's Hospital, St. Paul's Hospital, Chan Centre, and the UBC Research forest.

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CUPE 2950 is a chartered local under the CUPE National Constitution .

Functions, occupations and activities

CUPE 2950 represents over 1500 library, clerical, and theatre workers at the University of British Columbia. They are active in the labour movement, defending public healthcare and education systems, fighting for fair taxation, protecting human rights, retirement security, and standing in solidarity with other workers.

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Internal structures/genealogy

CUPE 2950 was chartered as such in 1985, after the dissolution of the Association of University and College Employees (AUCE), and with it the U.B.C. chapter, Local 1. This chapter was to become the Canadian University Employees, now known as CUPE 2950.

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Canadian University Employees (1985-1987)

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Canadian University Employees is the predecessor of Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 2950 (Vancouver, B.C.)

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