CUPE Local 386 Elections are now closed

Results:

125 (95.4%) of 131 electors voted in this election
33 abstained (26.4%)

The following positions have now been filled:

  • Vice-President (2 year term) – Vim Sharma
  • Recording Secretary – Brett Hobkirk by acclamation
  • Executive at Large, Outside – Mike Richard by acclamation
  • Executive at Large, Inside (one position, 2 year term) – Jackie McCambridge
  • Trustee – Dawn Dallyn by acclamation

Thank you to all candidates who ran and all members who voted, your efforts have not gone unnoticed or unappreciated.

November Election and Simply Voting

Please note, we will be using Simply Voting for our upcoming election on November 23 & 24, 2020.   Simply Voting is a easy-to-use election manager.  In order to use Simply Voting, you must provide your personal email address to the Union Office before the end of the voting period.  Voting will run from 8:00am on November 23rd to 8:00pm on November 24th.

You will be directed to our branded voting website and be asked to authenticate your identity by providing your employee number.   If authentication is successful, you will be presented with a list of any ongoing elections. When you submit a ballot, the results are encrypted and kept anonymous and you will be issued a receipt and be blocked from voting for this election again.

Again, an email address must be provided to the union office at cupe386@shaw.ca in order to receive the voting link from Simply Voting.

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact the Union office at (604) 936-1810.

Notice of Elections at the November 2020 Annual General Meeting

**Notice of Elections at the November 2020 A.G.M.**

Positions up for election:

  • Vice-President (2 year term) – must be a member for a minimum of 12 months and have attended at least 50% of the General Membership Meetings within 24 calendar months prior to nomination for election.
  • Recording Secretary (2 year term) – must be a member for a minimum of 12 months and have attended at least three General Membership Meetings within 9 calendar months prior to nomination for election.
  • Executive at Large, Outside (one position, 2 year term) – must be a member for a minimum of 12 months and have attended at least three General Membership Meetings within 9 calendar months prior to nomination for election.
  • Executive at Large, Inside (one position, 2 year term) – must be a member for a minimum of 12 months and have attended at least three General Membership Meetings within 9 calendar months prior to nomination for election.
  • Young Worker (one position, 2 year term) – must be a member for a minimum of 12 months and have attended at least three General Membership Meetings within 9 calendar months prior to nomination for election.
  • Trustee (one position, 3 year term) – must be a member for a minimum of 12 months and have attended at least three General Membership Meetings within 9 calendar months prior to nomination for election.
As the Vice-President and Recording Secretary positions require one month notice of intent to run, this notice must be submitted to the Local office by October 23, 2020.  To be eligible to run for the at-large and trustee positions, nominations must be brought forward at the November 17th AGM or submitted to the Local 386 office by November 17, 2020.  Voting for these positions will be carried out using the Simply Voting online election system, from 8:00 am on November 23, 2020 to 8:00 pm on November 24, 2020.   For members to be eligible to vote using Simply Voting, they must submit their personal email address to the Local 386 office by November 17, 2020.  Please note, your personal email address will be used for the voting process only and not be distributed.

Members running for positions and/or voting must be members in good standing and have been sworn in, prior to voting.  Swearing in of new members will be carried out at the November 17th AGM or at a pre-arranged time at the Local 386 office.

MPP Redesign

Please be advised that CUPE BC is hosting a series of 1-hour, online info sessions for CUPE members on the Plan Partners BC MPP Redesign changes.

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 | 5:00-6:00 pm

Registration: click here

All members welcome

Thursday, October 29, 2020| 5:00-6:00 pm

Registration: click here

All members welcome

 

Tuesday, November 3, 2020 | 5:00-6:00 pm

Registration: click here

All members welcome

 

Further, CUPE BC is conducting a survey of CUPE members who are also members of the BC Municipal Pension Plan (MPP) with regards to the Plan Partners MPP Redesign Proposed changes.  The purpose of the survey is to generate input and assess how the proposed changes will impact members. Please find the survey details below:

Survey Link:  Click here

Estimated Completion Time: 15 minutes

Deadline: October 27th, 2020 at 12:00pm PST