FACTSHEET #2 Introduction Trades training are in crisis in BC. In 2002, the BC Liberal government eliminated the Industry Training Apprenticeship Commission (ITAC) that engaged industry, labour and government in an equal partnership and replaced it with the Industry Training Authority (ITA), which virtually eliminated labour participation. Staffing dropped from […]

NOTICE Change of Venue for Membership Meeting

NOTICE Change of Venue for Membership Meeting. Please note the next General Membership Meeting Tuesday, December 11, 2012 will take place at Hiltion Vancouver Metrotown 6083 McKay Avenue Burnaby, BC V5H 2W7 at 7:00 pm

RAW Union Lee Loftus on mines

BCBTU President Lee Loftus says unemployed B.C. members are available to work in mines take a look….    

Unions want to see what’s in TFW permits – Lee Loftus quoted

  Labour minister Diane Finley: ‘We are not satisfied with what we have learned about the process…’ Unions that filed a request for a judicial review of permits allowing miners from China to work in British Columbian mines haven’t been satisfied by news the federal government will review the case. A […]