News
MARCH 10, 2010

Minister rejects offer from paramedics

VICTORIA – Health Services Minister Kevin Falcon was quick to reject union efforts to secure a contract for the province’s...

News
MARCH 10, 2010

Paramedics agree on contract roll-over

RICHMOND – In an effort to conclude stymied contract talks, the Ambulance Paramedics of BC have agreed to roll over...

News
MARCH 9, 2010

CRD vulnerable to trade restrictions with sewage P3

BURNABY—If local governments opt for public private partnerships (P3s), something which is under consideration for the Capital Regional District’s new...

News
MARCH 8, 2010

Bread and roses at IWD breakfast

BURNABY – Union women celebrated International Women’s Day with a breakfast that included bread and roses, as well as inspiring...

News
MARCH 8, 2010

Celebrating International Women’s Day

BURNABY —As International Women’s Day approaches, we reflect on the past year and highlight opportunities to celebrate this important day.In...

Bargaining
MARCH 3, 2010

Community Health contract ratified

BURNABY – The BCGEU announced today that the contract negotiated on behalf of community health workers has been ratified by...

News
MARCH 2, 2010

Liberals further the divide in B.C. with 2010 Budget

VICTORIA—With its first post-Olympics budget, the BC Liberal government is worsening economic polarization and providing little relief to rural communities...

Bargaining
MARCH 2, 2010

Health Sciences Professionals negotiations scheduled

VANCOUVER–The Health Science Professionals Bargaining Association (HSPBA) and Health Employers Association of BC (HEABC) have agreed to begin contract discussions...

Bargaining
MARCH 1, 2010

Community social services bargaining and pension update

BURNABY—Representatives from the community social services sector’s multi-union negotiating team met by conference call on February 22, at the request...