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  • Thursday, July 2, 2015
    TransLink Issues Need Resolution; Metro Vancouver Transit Needs Funding BURNABY – With the announcement of a No result in the transit referendum the leadership of Canadian Office and Professional...
  • Monday, June 29, 2015
    BCAA members who have needed roadside assistance over the past few weeks have found themselves stuck at the side of the road waiting for their calls to be answered and responded to. That's because...
  • Monday, June 22, 2015
    COPE 378's Communications Department was honoured to take home two awards at this year's Canadian Association of Labour Media (CALM) Conference in Victoria. 
  • COPE 378 celebrates national aboriginal day
    Friday, June 19, 2015
    Reconciliation. What does that word mean to you? How does it affect you? Is it just something for First Nations peoples only? Is it just for those who treated First Nations unjustly? Does is affect...
  • Monday, June 15, 2015
    COPE 378 job stewards and union representatives spend a lot of time helping individual members with workplace problems, but often the work stewards and reps do goes unrecognized beyond the members...
  • Friday, June 12, 2015
    COPE 378 is moving! Our new building is located near Metrotown, at the corner of Kingsway and Willingdon. We’re excited about having more space for meetings and training, as well as being more...
  • Former COPE 378 Vice-President Bob Derby
    Wednesday, June 10, 2015
    We were shocked and saddened today to learn of the passing of our former Vice-President for Combined Units, Bob Derby. Bob was the sole casualty of a tragic motor vehicle accident.
  • Monday, June 8, 2015
    For Immediate Release BCAA LOCKOUT THREAT PUTS SUMMER ROAD TRIPS AT RISK Roadside Assistance May Be Delayed, Union Warns
  • Friday, June 5, 2015
    BURNABY – Bargaining between the Canadian Office and Professional Employees Union, Local 378 (COPE 378) and Capilano University broke down today over the university’s continued demands for...
  • Tuesday, May 26, 2015
    The May 2015 executive council meeting began with the swearing in of seven new executive councillors from a variety of workplaces including BC Hydro, FortisBC and ICBC.
  • Friday, May 22, 2015
    APPLICATIONS ARE HEREWITH INVITED FOR: POSITION: Administrative Clerk/General Clerk (Full Time Temporary for 12 months with possibility to extend) SALARY: $2,076.58 bi-weeklyHOURS OF WORK: 8:...
  • Wednesday, May 20, 2015
    The Canadian Office and Professional Employees Union, Local 378 invites applications for the following postings: Position: Union Representative 2 (Full Time Regular - 2 Positions Available) SALARY: $...
  • Thursday, May 14, 2015
    This Sunday, May 17 marks the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia.
  • Picture of Monica McGovern
    Tuesday, May 12, 2015
    METRO VANCOUVER – In a video released just before the deadline to request a transit referendum ballots from Elections BC, HandyDART user Monica McGovern shares why she’s voting Yes for transit.
  • Friday, May 1, 2015
    In Canada, most of us are familiar with Labour Day in September as the time when we celebrate the contributions of working people and the achievements of the labour movement. However, May Day, or...
  • Thursday, April 23, 2015
    This week it was made clear in the B.C. legislature that the provincial government's arbitrary and unrealistic cap on full-time employees at BC Hydro has not only failed; it has ended up costing us...
  • Monday, April 20, 2015
    Applications are herewith invited for:Position: Organizer 2 (Full Time Regular)Salary: $3,158.96 bi-weekly In this role, the successful applicant will work closely with, and report to, our senior...
  • Thursday, April 9, 2015
    COPE 378 is proud to represent 341 administrative and support staffers at Capilano University. We’re prouder still that our members are standing in solidarity with striking faculty members by...
  • Wednesday, April 1, 2015
    When CUPE 7000 members were locked out by Southern Railway on January 5, after refusing to accept significant contract concessions, COPE 378 members at Southern Railway stood up in solidarity. COPE...
  • Tuesday, March 24, 2015
    On Monday, COPE 378 members at ICBC voted to ratify a new, five-year collective agreement, which will now take effect and run until June 30, 2019.