About Us

The Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 409 currently represents 360 members working as support staff in public schools in New Westminster School District #40, located in New Westminster, British Columbia.

School District #40 has 8 Elementary Schools, 3 Middle Schools and 1 Secondary School.  To view a list of New Westminster Schools, please click here.

Our members provide quality services in the K-12 public education system and work as: Education Assistants (professionals who work with special needs students ranging from gifted to completely dependent students); Specialized Support Workers; Custodians; providing Clerical Services; Skilled Trades professionals providing Maintenance Services; Groundworkers, Crossing Guards, Clerks, Support Technicians and Facilitators.

CUPE 409 Executive and Committee Representatives – as of February 2022!

CUPE 409 Site Reps – current November, 2019.

CUPE 409 is proudly affiliated with the BC NDP and the Federal NDP.