Motion adopted unanimously asks province to reverse decision on program killed in July at VGH.
'This poll confirms what we’ve long known.' - BCGEU president Darryl Walker.
'Know that we stand strong.... OPSEU will do everything in its power to ensure that you get the fair contract you deserve.'
'He doesn't remember any of the family now. He doesn't know my mom.'
Members gather from across the province to set priorities for the next round of collective bargaining.
Earlier this year, the Senate of Canada unanimously endorsed In from the Margins: A Call to Action on Poverty, Housing and Homelessness, a landmark report containing 74 recommendations to help lift Canadians out of poverty.
'Our members need to see real gains after years of concessions and crumbs. We won't settle for an agreement that includes no improvements and no employment security.'
'We haven’t received a wage increase in eight years and we’re fed up.' - Laura Webster.
'We’re looking forward to working with employers to reach a fair settlement that improves the working lives and conditions of our members.'
'Provincial government funding for CLBC has flat-lined and CLBC is trying to reduce a $22 million deficit by requiring agencies to reduce and redesign services to cut costs.' - BCGEU.