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Component Bargaining

October 17, 2018

A website has been established so that people can send the strikers a message of solidarity and support.

October 2, 2018

The new agreement begins July 1, 2015 and ends June 30, 2023.

September 20, 2018

Improved working conditions in new agreement.

September 18, 2018

 “Our priority is to ensure clients of H.E.L.P. Homes receive the support they need, and we commend the organization for recognizing and compensating our members for the important role they play in providing services.” — Darren Olsen, SGEU Bargaining Chair

September 17, 2018

BCGEU/NUPGE cites lack of transparency as reason for breakdown in talks.

September 14, 2018

“Negotiations are successful when both sides come to the table with mutual respect and a willingness to work together.” — Susie Proulx-Daigle, NBU President

September 12, 2018

"Years of erosion in our health care system can’t be fixed overnight, but achieving a contract that addresses those issues and supports improvements to the health care service British Columbians expect and deserve will be a priority at the bargaining table." — Val Avery, HSABC President

September 11, 2018

OPSEU/NUPGE says the government’s decision to dump the joint task force is a denial of bargaining rights, and therefore a violation of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

September 6, 2018

“With strength and solidarity, they stood up against some of the most powerful members of their community because they knew they were right and they knew they were fighting for something bigger than themselves." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

August 31, 2018

"Everybody wins when workers are paid a decent and fair wage. Everybody wins when a local like this bargains language that will prevent their jobs from being contracted out or privatized." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President