Union Meetings

General Membership Meetings usually take place at 9:30 a.m. on the third Saturday of every month (except July, August and December) in the New Westminster Secondary School Library, located at 835 8th Street in New Westminster.

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2020 2021 CUPE 409 Meeting Calendar Schedule. Please note the calendar is subject to change.

CUPE 409 Executive Meetings take place on the first Tuesday of every month except July, August and December. Executive Meetings also take place prior to each General Membership Meeting.

Collective Agreement

Please find the 2019 – 2022 collective agreement between CUPE 409 and New Westminster School District #40 below.

Download the current 2019-2022 collective agreement, updated June, 2021, here:

Previous collective agreement (2014 to 2019): CA_CUPE409SD40_2014to2019

Added 05/16/2019, updated Wage Schedules: CUPE_409_SD40UpdatedWageSchedule_May2019_ESDAdjustment

Added 04/10/2017: CUPE409_WageSchedules_effective052017 (effective May 1, 2017)

Added 09/28/2016: Updated Schedule A Pay Rates including ESD 2016


Public Education Benefits Trust
Members can access your extended health plan status at any time. Benefits are administered by Pacific Blue Cross.

Municipal Pension Plan
Members can access your pension information at any time – you will need your pension statement number to access.

Caresnet – Extended Health Benefits Plan

Visit the Caresnet website here.

EFAP (Employee Family Assistance Plan)

Contact information for EFAP provider Homewood Health: phone 604-689-1152; toll-free 1-800-663-1142; international callers can call collect at 604-689-1717.

Visit the Homewood Health EFAP website here (site will open in new browser tab).

Recommended Links


Canadian Union of Public Employees – National

Canadian Union of Public Employees – British Columbia

CUPE Metro Vancouver District Council

Labour Organizations

New Westminster & District Labour Council

BC Federation of Labour

Canadian Labour Congress

Canadian Labour Congress – Pacific Region

In Our Community

New Westminster School District #40

United Way of the Lower Mainland