Over 25,000 people have signed the petition asking for the LBD to remain public. Opposition to the privatization is broad-based and includes the media, brewers, distillers, bar and restaurant owners, local government and the general public.
Members in General Services have voted 85 per cent in favour of strike action. Members in Community Living Services voted 90 per cent in favour.
Corrections officers holding rally to bring attention to serious issues affecting working conditions.
BCGEU/NUPGE thanks the community for its strong support of the workers during the lockout.
Employer interested in resolving issues raised by workers in the 2011/12 Employee Engagement Survey; BCGEU/NUPGE looking for dates for discussions.
Strong strike mandate sends the message: double standards don't work. Negotiate a fair deal now.
Aim of job action to pressure government for a decent contract settlement.
Negotiations and mediation fail to reach collective agreement for B.C. government workers.
Mediation hopes to resolve impasse between BCGEU/NUPGE members at Pine Acres and the employer, Westbank First Nation.
Employer seeks massive concessions and jeopardizes seniors’ care.