Unionized support staff at eight campuses of Northern Lights College in communities spread across northeastern B.C. have voted 90 per cent in favour of strike action to back up demands for a fair contract settlement.
Bargaining to renew the Common Agreement adjourned on December 2. Members of the joint union negotiating committee now head home to consult with members. Many local unions are seeking local bargaining dates in December and January.
All workers in England who do not have basic qualifications or skills will be offered extra training, the Chancellor has announced. He announced that a pilot scheme to encourage firms to release staff for training was to be extended nationally.
A new study commissioned by college and university students, faculty and staff addresses key funding, student assistance and accessibility issues under consideration by the PSE Review led by former Premier Bob Rae.