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British Columbia ‘Monumental’: Migrant workers at mushroom farms join union [The Star] 2024-07-03

British Columbia Report says foreign workers in construction need more rights [CBC] 2024-06-27

British Columbia Three Years on Strike and Counting: Canada’s Longest Active Strike Continues at a Vancouver Hotel [Press Progress] 2024-05-08

British Columbia Hudson’s Bay Workers Fight for Higher Wages to Keep Pace With Rising Costs of Living [Press Progress] 2024-05-01

British Columbia HEU proposes key changes to Labour Relations Code [HEU] 2024-04-11

British Columbia Unifor files applications to represent workers at two Amazon fulfilment centres [Unifor] 2024-04-10

British Columbia Closing a Loophole that Forced Workers to Cross Some Picket Lines [The Tyee] 2024-03-14

British Columbia Could gig workers be up for sector-wide organizing? [HRD] 2024-03-02

British Columbia Kelowna crane collapse: family of victim calls for urgent change - 60 minutes of training not enough, says father [IUOE] 2024-02-22

British Columbia RCMP ask prosecutors to consider charge in B.C. crane collapse that killed 5 [The Daily Commercial News] 2024-02-21


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Today's labour news

British Columbia CLS Catering Members Ratify New Three-Year Agreement 2024-07-17 [Unifor 2002]

British Columbia Historic unionization of migrant workers at Highline Mushrooms 2024-07-17 [The Safety Mag]

British Columbia MoveUP 2024 executive board election results 2024-07-16 [MoveUP]

British Columbia Downtown Vancouver Hotel Workers Walk off the Job 2024-07-16 [UniteHere Local 40]

British Columbia Former Minister Harry Lali Crosses Picket Line Amid Heated Exchanges with Striking Workers 2024-07-15 [UniteHere Local 40]

British Columbia ‘What I want … is for you to apologize to Arlen’: Advocate calls out corporation about 2009 death 2024-07-14 [rabble]

British Columbia Nearly 400 temporary migrant farm workers unionize in B.C. 2024-07-13 [True North]

British Columbia Workers at Meadow Gardens Golf Club launch strike action 2024-07-12 [SEIU 2]

British Columbia Why is a former NDP cabinet member planning to cross a Richmond picket line? 2024-07-12 [UniteHere Local 40]

British Columbia Firefighters, paramedics to wait for police backup before responding to 900 block of Pandora 2024-07-12 [CHEK]

British Columbia Kelowna crane collapse memorial to proceed, city says 2024-07-11 [City of Kelowna]

British Columbia More Highline Mushrooms workers unionize 2024-07-11 [UFCW]

British Columbia Hundreds of migrant farm workers unionize in B.C. 2024-07-11 [CBC]

British Columbia Farewell letter from PPWC president Kelly Johnson 2024-07-09 [PPWC]

British Columbia Administrative assistant - Fort St. John office 2024-07-09 [BCGEU]

British Columbia Unifor Local 2000 donates $428K from defunct trust program to local charities 2024-07-08 [Unifor]

British Columbia CIRB deems port strike vote illegal 2024-07-08 [CBC]

British Columbia Strike notice by B.C. ship and dock foremen contravenes the Canada Labour Code: CIRB 2024-07-07 [Vancouver Sun]

British Columbia B.C. port employer requests 'urgent strike intervention' by CIRB 2024-07-06 [Canadian Press]

British Columbia B.C. ship and dock foremen issue 72-hour strike notice to employer 2024-07-06 [Canadian Press]

British Columbia Harrison Hot Springs resort workers on 3-day strike 2024-07-06 [CBC]

British Columbia Staff strike at B.C.’s Harrison Hot Springs after ‘little progress’ in bargaining 2024-07-06 [The Free Press]

British Columbia Foremen at B.C. port employer give 72-hour strike notice 2024-07-06 [iPolitics]

British Columbia Unifor members ratify contract with Coast Coal Harbour Hotel 2024-07-05 [Unifor]

British Columbia Outgoing labour minister deserves our thanks 2024-07-05 [Unifor 2000]

British Columbia Financial issues delay construction of Kelowna crane collapse memorial 2024-07-05 [Castanet]

British Columbia Harrison Hot Springs Resort & Spa Workers Launch 3-Day Strike 2024-07-05 [UniteHere Local 40]

British Columbia Box company fined $290K for fatal work injury 2024-07-04 [Richmond News]

British Columbia Talks ‘productive’ as Lower Mainland concrete strike looms 2024-07-04 [CITY]

British Columbia Striking hotel workers to join tenants rally at Vancouver City Hall 2024-07-03 [UniteHere Local 40]

British Columbia ‘Monumental’: Migrant workers at mushroom farms join union 2024-07-03 [The Star]

British Columbia New chapter of inclusion and recognition: Workers from WISH Drop-In Centre Society join CUPE 2024-07-03 [CUPE]

British Columbia ‘Time to save our broken HandyDART’: Union votes in favour of job action 2024-06-29 [Global]

British Columbia Unifor members vote to strike at Coast Coal Harbour Hotel 2024-06-28 [Unifor]

British Columbia Food workers at Vancouver airport hold strike for higher wages 2024-06-28 [CBC]

British Columbia YVR Airport Concession Workers Launch Strike for $25 Living Wage 2024-06-27 [UniteHere Local 40]

British Columbia Report says foreign workers in construction need more rights 2024-06-27 [CBC]

British Columbia Migrant farm workers unionize for first time in decades 2024-06-27 [The National Observer]

British Columbia Unionized workers at Harrison Hot Springs Resort vote to strike 2024-06-26 [Today]

British Columbia Federal government’s fish farm announcement creates uncertainty for workers and B.C. coastal communities 2024-06-26 [USW]

British Columbia Union slams plan to ban ocean salmon farms in BC 2024-06-25 [SeaWestNews]

British Columbia Senior Departmental Clerk - Victoria office (temporary) 2024-06-24 [BCGEU]

British Columbia Card check boosting unionization efforts in B.C. 2024-06-24 [BC Building Trades]

British Columbia Union says social worker staffing at 'crisis' levels in B.C. 2024-06-22 [CTV]

British Columbia LifeLabs to move testing to Surrey, union warns of longer wait for results 2024-06-21 [The Times-Colonist]

British Columbia BCFED welcomes expansion of psychological injury presumption 2024-06-20 [BC Fed]

British Columbia Richmond hotel strikers injured, narrowly avoiding shuttle van crash 2024-06-20 [UniteHere Local 40]

British Columbia ILWU Local 514 rejects final offer from BCMEA and votes to strike over automation disputes 2024-06-19 [Container Management]

British Columbia Immigrant women hit hardest by low wages at YVR, says union 2024-06-19 [The News]

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