Unions rally to back striking container truckers

VANCOUVER – Hundreds of union members showed up to support striking container truck drivers in downtown Vancouver today. At a Noon rally at Canada Place, BC Federation of Labour president Jim Sinclair chided Port Metro Vancouver for threatening to pull the licences of non-union drivers who don’t return to work right away.  About 1,600 container […]

New legislation, continued action mark World Water Day 2014

March 22 is World Water Day – and in B.C. the major event has been the introduction of the long-awaited Water Sustainability Act in the B.C. legislature on March 11. The draft legislation makes improvements, but key priorities for CUPE BC and others are missing, including enshrining a Public Trust Doctrine to ensure the protection […]