Asbestos

BC Insulators Union, BC Federation of Labour relieved bad asbestos ruling overturned in court

BC Insulators Union/BC Federation of Labour              NEWS RELEASE              Sunday January 29, 2017   BC Insulators Union and BC Federation of Labour relieved that BC Court of Appeal unanimously overturns BC Supreme Court decision that WorkSafeBC safety laws too […]

Share the word about asbestos hazards in the workplace

  To mark this year’s Day of Mourning, BC Insulators Local 118 has developed a series of shareable social media graphics to highlight the danger of asbestos in member workplaces. “We’re keeping the issue top of mind among members, their families, other workers and the general public,” says union Business […]

April 28 is National Day of Mourning – for workers killed on job

  April 28 is Canada’s National Day of Mourning for workers killed on the jobs – or who have died from workplace diseases like mesothelioma – caused by exposure to asbestos. There are dozens of events taking place all across British Columbia for April 28 2016 – the Day of Mourning […]

BC Insulators, BC Fed, Hazardous Materials Assc all shocked by asbestos court decision

UPDATE – March 2, 2016 The BC Insulators Union is pleased to hear that WorkSafeBC will indeed appeal the BC Supreme Court decision of Feb. 26 that rejected a contempt of court application against Mike Singh, Shawn Singh and Seattle Environmental.  Here is WorkSafeBC’s notice, followed by our original news […]