March General Membership Meeting

The March General Membership meeting will be held via zoom on Wednesday March 30th. Zoom link will be emailed out. We have a need for a variety of positions including trustees, shop stewards, committee members. Please consider putting your name forward. There also will be nominations for the bargaining committee

Meet your CUPE 3799 Executive!

Join us on Monday, March 14th between 11am and 1pm in the Bentley Centre, for coffee/tea, goodies and of course, prizes! This is your time to meet your current Executive, ask any questions you may have and find out how you can help us represent you better. There will also be hand outs, give aways…

CUPE 3799 Elections Recap/minder!

Happy Black History Month! And Happy Lunar New Year! Thank you to everyone who attended the General Membership meeting last week and those of you who put your name forward (or accepted a nomination) for the positions we have up for election this year. For those of you unable to attend here’s a recap: Chief Elections…

January 2022 General Meeting

Hello CUPE 3799,  Hope everyone is doing pretty darn good! Our first General Membership meeting of 2022 is next week on Wednesday, January 26 at high noon. We will be conducting this one by Zoom and will continue to do so until probably the spring. A few things:  Remember: you do not need a computer…

New Stewards starting to get underway

Andrea Johnson and Kathy Shaw have started to get underway as Stewards. Kathy for now is limiting herself to Notetaker, Collective Agreement Inquiries Only. Peter James has signed up for his first Stewarding course as well. Lots of great information and skills comes from that first level course. Looking forward to having them on board….

CUPE Photographer at UNBC

On the morning of Wednesday March 10th Josh Berson (a super cool photographer) will be on campus to take photos of CUPE members doing what we do best. I realize this is short notice but we’re looking for volunteers to be involved in this shoot. The plan is to highlight different departments and show CUPE…

New members to the CUPE#3799 Executive

Our web site has been updated with the latest CUPE Executive and the their email addresses. We had three major changes that being Joyce Henley as President, Afton Zral as Recording Secretary and Dawn Zamoura as Trustee. We thank the former Executive for their time and efforts and completing their terms.

CUPE 3799 President Caroline Sewell finishes her term

After 10 years as the CUPE 3799 President and 12 years on the Executive Caroline has decided not to seek another term. Her dedication, compassion, leadership and labour knowledge has been enjoyed by the membership over the years. Wishing her the best with her future intentions.


On Wednesday February 10th there will be a special general membership meeting at lunch time via Zoom. This will be a discussion and vote on accepting an letter of understanding (LOU) brought forward by UNBC. The LOU deals with the ability of the employer to temporarily layoff our members to adjust workforce to staffing requirements…

CUPE celebrates Black History Month

Celebrate Black History Month Black History Month recognizes the important contribution of Black Canadians, the diversity of the Black community, and its importance to our history. Also known as African Heritage Month, it is a time to celebrate Black culture and to honour Black ancestors and leaders. “With what is going on in the world…