Campbell River contract talks stall over wages

CAMPBELL RIVER – Contract talks have broken off between Campbell River and its CUPE city workers.  The mediated talks stalled this week over wages.   Despite the two sides being very close to a deal, the City is now forcing a ‘final offer vote’ directly on the local union membership.  CUPE Local 401 President Blaine Gurrie says […]

Labour Day a symbol of workers’ struggle

Let’s face it, for most people in our society, the real meaning of Labour Day has faded over the years. It’s now less about acknowledging the role workers have played in building our society, and more about the last long weekend of summer. As union members and leaders, we have an obligation to the generations […]