Tuesday, January 1, 2019

Labour Issues of the North Coast / Northwest for 2019

Our Archive of items on Labour issues on the North Coast and in the Northwest.

For employment notes with the City of Prince Rupert see our local archive page here.



October 29 -- CN workers eyeing potential strike for Mid-November  NCR
October 28 -- Civic Centre Job Fair set to take place Tuesday in Prince Rupert to help fill Kitimat job openings  NCR
October 22 -- Unions set to consolidate at CityWest under new labour agreement  NCR


September 10 -- Weekend BC Fed conference in Prince Rupert explored future of work NCR
September 10 -- Unifor-UFAWU, First Nations ring the alarm on fishery crisis  NCR
September 9 -- Advocates sound alarm on unfolding disaster in BC salmon fishing industry
September 9 -- 'Disastrous': Worst sockeye year on record for BC


August 30 -- BC education talks break off without agreement; mediator calls for pause until September 23  NCR
August 30 -- MLA's to get mail, mail and more mail on themes of teacher's negotiations  NCR
August 30 -- Labour Day with the MLA!  NCR
August 29 -- Port remains positive on job prospects for Prince Rupert  NCR
August 28 -- MP Nathan Cullen adds his name to the call for Federal action on the BC fishery  NCR
August 28 -- ILWU report on automation paints a future of lost BC Waterfront jobs and significant imp0act on local economies  NCR
August 23 -- Have Prince Rupert's fish workers been kicked to the curb by area politicians?  NCR
August 22 -- Provincial Minister Simpson writes to Federal Employment Minister to seek  assistance for Commercial fishers  NCR
August 13 -- School preparation, employment openings and labour issues all set to converge on September 3rd for SD52  NCR


July 17 -- Mounties go with National Police Federation as choice for union representation  NCR
July 3 -- With Labour Relations Board decision in hand, UFAWU-Unifor to take on representation for Seiners  NCR
July 2 -- Votes are in ... ILWU accepts new contract with BCMEA  NCR
July 2 -- Uncivil passage ... BC Ferries Workers are calling for action on abuse from customers  NCR


June 17 -- Better support for injured workers focus for WorkSafe review   NCR


May 28 -- Union says lockout notice for B.C. port workers 'reckless' and 'irresponsible'
May 28 -- Port workers lockout could begin Thursday as negotiations stall
May 28 -- Port shutdown looms as BC longshore employees get lockout notice
May 28 -- Metro Vancouver port workers handed lockout notice, effective Thursday
May 28 -- Port employers to lock out union Friday
May 28 -- Deltaport workers among 7,000 to be locked out of their jobs Thursday: BCMEA
May 28 -- Coast long shutdown looms for BC's ports, as employers head towards lockout  NCR
May 27 -- BC port longshoremen begin 'limited' job action
May 27 -- Union promises no disruption to trade at Vancouver container terminals
May 27 -- Metro Vancouver ports to stay open as workers take limited job action
May 27 -- Deltaport, Port of Vancouver hit with 'targeted job action' as talks break down
May 26 -- Union promises no disruption to trade at Vancouver's two largest container ports
May 26 -- Mom and Pop stores will be hit hardest by looming strike at Port of Vancouver, retail council says
May 26 -- International Longshore and Warehouse Union Canada plans limited job action at Vanterm and Deltaport
May 26 -- Automation at heart of labour dispute at Port of Vancouver
May 24 -- ILWU reportedly set to act on strike mandate with job action at two Vancouver terminals on Monday  NCR
May 24 -- Coast Mountain College members among those to ratify new 3 year deal with the Province  NCR
May 13 -- Membership gives ILWU strong mandate for job action if required  NCR
May 9 -- ILWU hold vote seeking mandate for possible job action   NCR



Archive of items from 2018 can be found here
Archive of items from 2017 can be found here
Archive of items from 2016 can be found here
Archive of items from 2015 can be found here
Archive of items from 2014 can be found here
Archive of items from 2013 and 2012 can be found here

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