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Unions can proceed with case against work permits for Chinese coal miners in B.C.

November 23, 2012

Two unions that want temporary work permits allowing Chinese coal miners to come to Canada revoked have been told by a judge they can proceed with their case. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Unions can proceed with case against work permits for Chinese coal miners in B.C.

November 23, 2012
Unions can proceed with case against work permits for Chinese coal miners in B.C.

Two unions that want temporary work permits allowing Chinese coal miners to come to Canada revoked have been told by a judge they can proceed with their case. Global TV BC News

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Fate of Chinese coal miners headed for B.C. still up in the air

November 15, 2012

Two labour unions’ attempt to stop more Chinese miners from arriving to work at a coal mine in northern B.C. will continue Friday with a Federal Court judge deciding whether the unions deserve access to the company’s Temporary Foreign Worker Program application submitted to the Canadian government. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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B.C. unions to seek injunction against work permits for Chinese coal miners

November 5, 2012

Two B.C. unions announced Monday they are seeking an injunction to block the Harper government’s decision to issue permits allowing 201 Chinese nationals to take jobs in a proposed new coal mine in northeastern B.C. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Jobs Ministry investigating claims Chinese workers charged to take BC mining jobs

October 23, 2012
Jobs Ministry investigating claims Chinese workers charged to take BC mining jobs

The President of the BC Federation of Labour is asking the provincial government to  halt plans to bring Chinese coal miners here.  Jim Sinclair has raised concerns about plans to bring Asian workers here to work at coal mines in the north.  ”Approach the federal government and to suspend the permit for Chinese workers to [...]

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