Burnaby (30 Sept. 2014) — British Columbia's Native courtworkers issued 72-hour strike notice to their employer to call attention to the B.C. government’s discriminatory wage policies, the B.C. Government and Service Employees’ Union (BCGEU/NUPGE) announced on September 26.
Native courtworkers challenging government wage policy, look for pay equity with peers
Native courtworkers, who help aboriginal clients navigate the criminal court system, receive significantly less pay and benefits than workers performing similar jobs in the public service, says the union.