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Chinese miners dispute back before Federal Court

December 12, 2012

Lawyers are back in court today fighting over whether foreign workers can be employed by a northern BC mine under the federal temporary foreign worker program. 17 workers have already arrived from China to work at the Tumbler Ridge project. 60 more are expected to arrive sometime over the next week. Union lawyers are asking [...]

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Mulcair: Unions don’t influence my party

November 30, 2012
Mulcair: Unions don’t influence my party

After speaking to the BC Federation of Labour Convention in Vancouver the leader of the Federal NDP says unions have no influence on his party.  Thomas Mulcair says his party is working for better wages and work place conditions, both things he says are good for everybody.  Mulcair says he works with labour, banks, and [...]

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Federal NDP Leader speaks at BC Fed Convention

November 30, 2012
Federal NDP Leader speaks at BC Fed Convention

The leader of the federal ndp took the federal Conservative government to task as he addressed delegates at the BC Federation of Labour convention. Thomas Mulcair critcised the Harper governement for driving down wages in this country and viewing labour as a road block to corporate profit. Mulcair also said Conservative MPs just echo words [...]

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BC Federation of Labour conference starts Monday

November 26, 2012
BC Federation of Labour conference starts Monday

The BC Federation of Labour will discuss how to make the province a better place for working people will at their bi-annual convention. President Jim Sinclair says many things need to be improved. “There’s going to be a lot of discussion about how we build a better British Columbia for all working people.  And of [...]

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Immigrants shafted in coal mine deal

October 31, 2012

The federal government has launched an investigation into the use of foreign workers at a coal mine in northern BC. The move is being welcomed by the BC Federation of Labour. News1130: Recent News Articles

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