Monthly Archives: May 2017

HSAA says labour law changes will help improve workplace fairness

“We’ve been waiting for decades for these kinds of basic protections. It’s time to bring our labour laws in line with other Canadian provinces,” says Mike Parker, HSAA President

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NUPGE calls for a fresh start for infrastructure bank plans

“Without major changes, the Canada Infrastructure Bank will be used to push privatization of roads, public transit, water and sewer systems and other infrastructure that Canadians depend on,” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President.

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B.C. government awards contract for asbestos inventory

“It is very encouraging to see the government is moving forward on this file, but there is still a lot of work to be done.” — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President

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Why did the Liberals give more than a third of new beer licences to Walmart?

“Is Walmart really the future Kathleen Wynne wants for Ontario?” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

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