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Coal mine looked for Chinese workers at lower pay, union tells court

November 17, 2012
Coal mine looked for Chinese workers at lower pay, union tells court

VANCOUVER – A mining company that has hired hundreds of temporary workers from China for its northern B.C. coal mine advertised those jobs in Canada for $ 10 to $ 17 less than what is paid for similar work at a nearby mine, a lawyer representing two unions told a federal court judge on Friday. [...]

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B.C. coal mine advertised jobs in China at ‘considerably’ lower pay: union

November 17, 2012

A mining company that has hired hundreds of temporary workers from China for its northern B.C. coal mine advertised those jobs in Canada for $ 10 to $ 17 less than what is paid for similar work at a nearby mine, a lawyer representing two unions told a federal court judge on Friday. Vancouver Sun [...]

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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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