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BC Insulators union calls for BC to back criminal prosecution in workers’ deaths

BC Insulators Union  NEWS RELEASE      Monday March 24, 2014 BC Insulators union calls on BC government to support criminal prosecution of corporate executives responsible for workers’ deaths and injuries – endorses BC Motion introduced March 24 by MLA Harry Bains – says too many insulation workers have already […]

RBC Temporary Foreign Workers could cost over $1 billion of investments

BC Insulators Union   NEWS RELEASE                                                    Thursday April 11, 2013 BC union pension plans to pull over $1 billion of investments and funds managed by RBC Investor Services in Vancouver if Royal Bank of Canada does not reverse its actions in using Temporary Foreign Workers to replace […]

Statement made by HD Mining and the federal Conservative government has turned out to be untrue

Mark Olsen Letter in Today’s Sun: Union proud of its record, court case involving HD Mining Re: Union attacks on HD Mining politically motivated, Opinion, Feb. 22 We read with disappointment and dismay, the op-ed piece by Mr. Penggui Yan of HD Mining. We are very proud of our Union […]

B.C. coal company agrees to turn over documents about Chinese foreign workers

B.C. coal company agrees to turn over documents about Chinese foreign workers Read more:   VANCOUVER – Two unions arguing Canadians should have been hired for a northern British Columbia mining project instead of workers from China will get their wish to review the resumes of hundreds of job applicants […]