Transportation | National Union of Public and General Employees


August 3, 2010

Brings back memories of Mike Harris cuts causing 'flying wheels' and 'dangerous rigs'.

August 9, 2009

'These highway depots need to be reopened. This shouldn't be just about winning.' - Carol Furlong.

June 22, 2009

'NAPE is calling on government to immediately re-open the depots they closed this spring.' - Carol Furlong.

May 10, 2009

Workers face wide-range of health and safety concerns as well as attacks on job security, wages and benefits.

May 6, 2009

Private British Columbia highway contractors rewarded by Liberal government of Premier Gordon Campbell despite repeatedly failing safety inspections.

May 4, 2009

NDP MLA introduces private member's bill following tragic death of highways department employee Jim Gallenger.

April 30, 2009

'Ministry of Transportation needs to take back control of costs and operational outcomes to determine value for money.'

April 14, 2009

'The Campbell government is to blame for this troubling situation because it's failed to properly enforce standards.' - BCGEU president Darryl Walker

April 6, 2009

Province-wide SGEU campaign features firefighters, highways workers, social workers and corrections workers.

May 27, 2007

Private contractors trying to enforce seven-year contracts and tiny pay increases on workers