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HD Mining to appeal Federal Court ruling in favour of Canadian unions

November 24, 2012
HD Mining to appeal Federal Court ruling in favour of Canadian unions

A Federal Court ruling in favour of two unions fighting the arrival of Chinese miners in BC will be appealed by the company that hired the foreigners. HD Mining claims Human Resources Minister Diane Finley shouldn’t have voiced her concerns about the Temporary Foreign Worker Program after legal action was filed earlier this month. Thursday, [...]

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Court rules in favour of unions over controversial hiring of Chinese miners

November 23, 2012
Court rules in favour of unions over controversial hiring of Chinese miners

Two unions trying to block the hiring of Chinese workers for a new underground coal mine in northern B.C. have scored their first victory in federal court. Justice Douglas Campbell has ruled in favour of the unions, granting them permission to fight for access to records that let up to 300 Chinese nationals into Canada [...]

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Hearing on Chinese miners in Tumbler Ridge continues

November 17, 2012
Hearing on Chinese miners in Tumbler Ridge continues

A Federal Court ruling is expected next week on whether hundreds of Chinese miners should be allowed to work in Tumbler Ridge. Seventeen are already here and sixty more are expected to arrive within a month.  Two unions representing Canadian miners are seeking an injunction while the Federal Government reviews the temporary foreign worker program. [...]

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