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B.C. Teachers' Federation says it will honour any CUPE picket lines

September 1, 2013

B.C. Teachers’ Federation president Jim Iker said the federation will stand in solidarity if CUPE decides to strike globeandmail – British Columbia

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Labour: “Lockout.” Management: “Strike.” Mediation continues

July 19, 2013
Labour: “Lockout.” Management: “Strike.” Mediation continues

The BC Federation of Labour is calling on shoppers to boycott Ikea in Richmond and Coquitlam as picket lines remain up at the Richmond store. Federation President, Jim Sinclair says employees are being asked to take a pay cut, “To lower wages three and four dollars an hour and to cut benefits. Meanwhile, they made four [...]

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BCTF chooses new President

March 19, 2013
BCTF chooses new President

The BC Teachers’ Federation has a new leader set to take the helm when current President Susan Lambert steps down at the end of the school year. Current first Vice President Jim Iker has been acclaimed in the position. CKNW Vancouver News

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Vigil being held in memory of three farmworkers killed 3 years ago

March 10, 2013
Vigil being held in memory of three farmworkers killed 3 years ago

It’s been just over six years since three farm workers were killed when an overloaded van crashed near Abbotsford. And today, a candlelight vigil will be held in their memory.  BC Federation Of Labour president Jim Sinclair says, a model of a monument will be unveiled by the families of the women illed, “It’s a [...]

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Labour leader defends new ads taking aim at “government”

February 19, 2013
Labour leader defends new ads taking aim at “government”

B.C’s top labour leader is defending a new ad critical of the federal government’s temporary foreign worker program. BC Federation of Labour President Jim Sinclair says there’s nothing wrong with pointing out more attention should have been paid by various levels of government when more than 200 jobs, that could have been done by Canadians, [...]

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