Campaigns

BC Insulators call for immediate BC government action on deadly asbestos

The BC Insulators Union has made a detailed submission to the BC provincial government’s review of deadly asbestos exposure laws and regulations – and we are calling for immediate action to protect workers health and safety and that of residents potentially exposed to asbestos contaminated materials. Our full report is […]

Lobbying Day 2018 in Ottawa

Following Women Build Nations, Brother Lee Loftus and Sister Ashley Duncan joined BC Building Trades and Canadian Building Trades in Ottawa for Lobby Day. “It was such a cool experience, I was so grateful to be able to join. We met with every party to discuss CBA’s, women in trades, the underground […]

USMCA Agreement

  Sister Ashley Duncan was part of a meeting with Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development, and Labour, that discussed the recently signed United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) and how it benefits Canadians and Canadian workers. Patty Hajdu says “Our government negotiated hard and held out for a good deal. […]

Insulators Union calls on BC government to license asbestos removal firms after dumping in alleys

BC Insulators Union NEWS RELEASE                                                                Wednesday October 10, 2019 BC Insulators Union says dumping of asbestos-contaminated demolition materials in Vancouver and Burnaby […]