Retiree

New asbestos video warns workers of deadly hazard

WorkSafe BC – the province’s health and safety agency – has posted a powerful video on YouTube about the deadly hazards of asbestos. The video – produced for the BC Labour Heritage Centre – includes a moving interview with Tracy Ford, the daughter of Dave Ford, one of those who have […]

Upcoming Pension and Health & Welfare and Area Meetings

The BC Insulators Union Local 118 will be holding an Area Meeting on Monday April 27 at 7 pm at the Coast Victoria Harbourside Hotel for members in that region – it is located at 146 Kingston Street. The union is also holding a Pension and Health & Welfare Presentation in Prince George on […]

BC Labour Heritage Centre safeguards union history

The BC Labour Heritage Centre is an important resource that is safeguarding union and worker history in British Columbia by telling stories of BC workers. If you have visited the Vancouver Trade and Convention Centre, you may have seen the plaques detailing key moments in our province’s labour history outside […]

The new world of retirement: Security for the rich

 The new world of retirement: Security for the rich, risk for everyone else By Linda McQuaig  From  iPolitics Quaint as it now seems, not long ago this was considered a good basic plan: Work hard all your life and then retire with a comfortable pension. In recent times, a new plan […]