Welcome to CUPE 5523

We recognize that we are on the unceded territory of the syilx (Okanagan) First Nations.

CUPE Local 5523 represents 550+ support staff for School District #22 – Vernon, Lumby and Cherryville BC.

CUPE BC represents more than 30,000 education workers including: Indigenous Support Workers, Bus Drivers, Caretakers, Clerical, Education Assistants, IT Workers, Strong Start Facilitators, and Trades and Maintenance Workers.

We are the largest union for school support workers in B.C.’s K-12 sector.

We strive to protect quality public education for all.