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Premier makes huge spending announcements at UBCM speech

September 28, 2012
Premier makes huge spending announcements at UBCM speech

Premier Christy Clark has made several big announcements at an address to the UBCM, a gathering of B.C. mayors and councillors in Victoria. The biggest is a tentative deal reached with B.C.’s largest public sector union..   Clark says the two-year deal with the 26,000 members of the BCGEU includes modest wage increases, but the [...]

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Canada’s largest public sector union to hold day of action Saturday

September 15, 2012

Thousands are expected at nationwide rallies Saturday — as members of the Public Service Alliance of Canada fight planned cuts. New Democrat MP Kennedy Stewart says local rallies are planned for Vancouver and Surrey. “Speaking out really against the public sector service cuts that we’ve been having, really that the Harper government’s been inflicting on [...]

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BCGEU off the hook for massive fines

September 8, 2012

BC’s largest public sector union has successfully appealed a multi million dollar fine levied by Elections BC.  The BC Government and Service Employees’ Union won’t have to pay $ 3.2 million for ads it ran during two recent byelection campaigns.  Elections BC claimed the union overspent advertising limits by hundreds of thousands of dollars during [...]

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BCGEU takes fight over $3 million election advertising fine to court

August 22, 2012

The public-sector union was fined by Elections B.C. for advertising that ran during two April byelection campaigns. The Georgia Straight – News And Views

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B.C. union seeks reversal of $3M fine

August 21, 2012
B.C. union seeks reversal of $3M fine

B.C.’s biggest public sector union is going to the province’s Supreme Court to fight heavy financial penalties levied for running illegal election related advertising. CBC | British Columbia News

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