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Copies of this cartoon that appeared in the Election Edition of TradeTalk Magazine are available through the BC Building Trades for $25 each.
Many people in the building trades and their friends and supporters are working hard on election campaigns throughout the province. Two candidates have close ties to the BC Building Trades Council.
Please join in your community's events to honour the women and men who have lost their lives on the job.
JUST BEFORE THE 2001 PROVINCIAL GENERAL ELECTION, I had a meeting with then Leader of the Official Opposition Gordon Campbell. Knowing there were likely to be changes to the BC Labour Code (among other pieces of legislation), I asked if there were going to be public hearings prior to any changes being made. He told me that the Liberals had held their public hearings and we, the building trades, were not at the table.
Truer words were never spoken
VANCOUVER – Nearly five years after winning a precedent-setting, multi-million dollar BC Human Rights Tribunal award, a group of Temporary Foreign Workers from Costa Rica who helped construct the Canada Line rapid transit project have finally been paid.
Administrative Assistant - Permanent Full Time Position. Category 4
Unions call HD Mining’s actions “outrageous and offensive” and justifies judicial review of TFW permit. Rejected applicants had up to 30 years experience in mining, degrees and management roles.
Days after Federal Court action gives unions the resumes of 300 Canadian workers rejected for jobs in judicial review of Temporary Foreign Worker permit; unions ask why HD Mining afraid of scrutiny and due legal process?