Late last week, Donna – a member of CUPE 1816 who works at Pacific Blue Cross (PBC) – dropped by the picket line to show her support for our members on the Westminster Savings Credit Union Shaughnessy Station branch picket line fighting to save the pension for the next generation.
CUPE 1816 members who work at PBC certainly have had experience fighting for their rights. Workers were locked out for an entire summer by PBC in 2017. A deal was eventually reached in September 2017, but it was in December of that year where the labour movement truly showed its power and solidarity by sweeping all the positions at PBC’s Board of Director elections with labour-endorsed candidates ensuring a progressive leadership group moving forward.
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