Union wage deals

British Columbia’s provincial flag flies on a flag pole in Ottawa, Friday July 3, 2020. The organization that represents the British Columbia government in negotiations with the province’s teachers says it has reached a tentative contract with educators. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

B.C. teachers union says new contract puts teachers in ‘top tier’ in Canada

Annual salaries set to increase by $6,000 to $8,500 by 3rd year

 

Ships are loaded with coal at Westshore Terminals in Delta, B.C., on Wednesday February 19, 2014, as seen from a National Aerial Surveillance Program flight. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Westshore Terminals reaches tentative deal with union, work resumes at terminal

Terms of the six-year agreement with Local 502 were not immediately available

 

A cleaner helps clean a classroom at a school in Vancouver, B.C. Monday, March 23, 2020. A tentative framework agreement has been reached for 40,000 unionized elementary and secondary support staff in B.C. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

B.C. government says school support staff across the province reach tentative deal

CUPE workers affected include education assistants, custodians and maintenance workers

 

Hospital transfer workers are seen outside the Lynn Valley Centre care home in North Vancouver, B.C., on Wednesday, April 8, 2020. The union representing the majority of 60,000 hospital and long-term care workers in British Columbia says a tentative agreement has been reached with the Hospital Employers Association of B.C. after 65 days of contract negotiations. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Unions representing 60,000 B.C. health-care workers reach tentative contract deal

The Hospital Employees’ Union says the three-year deal includes “significant compensation improvements”

Hospital transfer workers are seen outside the Lynn Valley Centre care home in North Vancouver, B.C., on Wednesday, April 8, 2020. The union representing the majority of 60,000 hospital and long-term care workers in British Columbia says a tentative agreement has been reached with the Hospital Employers Association of B.C. after 65 days of contract negotiations. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
LifeLabs workers represented by BCEGU strike outside LifeLabs administrative offices in Burnaby on Oct. 23. (Cole Schisler photo)

Job action possible for government workers as talks with province break down, BCGEU warns

Major sticking points include cost of living adjustment, enhanced occupational health and safety

LifeLabs workers represented by BCEGU strike outside LifeLabs administrative offices in Burnaby on Oct. 23. (Cole Schisler photo)
The petition signatories include workers at Civeo at Sitka Lodge, Horizon North Dexterra at the LNG site, and Crossroads Lodge. (File photo)

200 LNG Canada camp workers push for 12 per cent wage increase amidst inflation

Union says many contracted workers left out of wage hikes last month

The petition signatories include workers at Civeo at Sitka Lodge, Horizon North Dexterra at the LNG site, and Crossroads Lodge. (File photo)
BC General Employees’ Union president Stephanie Smith at a rotating strike in Sidney/North Saanich. She says the union is at an impasse as of April 7 over wage negotiations with the B.C. Public Service Agency. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)

B.C. government worker union says contract talks with province at impasse over wages

Agreement for more than 33,000 union members expired on March 31

BC General Employees’ Union president Stephanie Smith at a rotating strike in Sidney/North Saanich. She says the union is at an impasse as of April 7 over wage negotiations with the B.C. Public Service Agency. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)
VIRL announced Saturday afternoon that it has re-engaged the assigned mediator in its labour dispute with librarians represented by BCGEU. The Sidney/North Saanich branch of VIRL was the site of pickets as late as April 8. (Black Press Media file photo)

VIRL announces it is going back to the table with a mediator in library strike

Announcement came Saturday afternoon following job escalation in dispute with BCGEU librarians

VIRL announced Saturday afternoon that it has re-engaged the assigned mediator in its labour dispute with librarians represented by BCGEU. The Sidney/North Saanich branch of VIRL was the site of pickets as late as April 8. (Black Press Media file photo)
(Black Press file photo)

1-in-3 B.C. health-care workers plan to quit within the next 2 years: poll

Hospital Employees’ Union survey finds high levels of fatigue, burnout, financial stress

(Black Press file photo)
Strathcona Gardens to re-open while both sides meet for mediation. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror

Strathcona Gardens, union agree to go to mediation/arbitration

Arena to be open Tuesday, entire facility Wednesday as mediation continues

Strathcona Gardens to re-open while both sides meet for mediation. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror
The Campbell River Storm have only had three games at their home rink this year. Ronan O’Doherty/ Campbell River Mirror

Campbell River Storm parents ask for resolution in Strathcona Gardens labour dispute

Strike is latest disruption in recent years, but one that can be “controlled” — parent

The Campbell River Storm have only had three games at their home rink this year. Ronan O’Doherty/ Campbell River Mirror
Unionized workers at the Strathcona Gardens facility have been on strike since November. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror

SRD ready for mediation, only if union commits to binding arbitration

Storm hockey parents also asking for resolution in Strathcona Gardens strike

Unionized workers at the Strathcona Gardens facility have been on strike since November. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror
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Municipal and regional district employees have been lagging behind in wages

I would like to comment on the strike at Strathcona Gardens and…

  • Jan 7, 2022
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Strathcona Gardens workers are ‘disappointed’ with the latest offer from the SRD, which they say does not take into account the ‘current economic crisis.’ Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror

Strathcona Gardens Union “disappointed” with SRD offer

Union says members facing ‘in an inflated economy as we have never experienced before’

Strathcona Gardens workers are ‘disappointed’ with the latest offer from the SRD, which they say does not take into account the ‘current economic crisis.’ Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror
The USW local 1-1937 said they would be back on the picket line on Monday until the Strathcona Regional District returns to the bargaining table. Photo supplied by Shelley Siemens
The USW local 1-1937 said they would be back on the picket line on Monday until the Strathcona Regional District returns to the bargaining table. Photo supplied by Shelley Siemens
There won’t be any action on Friday night due to the Strathcona Gardens worker walk out. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror

Storm game cancelled due to Strathcona Gardens strike

Friday marked third day of strike action for Union

There won’t be any action on Friday night due to the Strathcona Gardens worker walk out. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror
USW workers strike outside the Strathcona Gardens facility in Campbell River on Nov. 1. Photo supplied by Shelley Siemens

Strathcona Gardens strike continues

Pool, fitness and programming all cancelled on Wednesday

USW workers strike outside the Strathcona Gardens facility in Campbell River on Nov. 1. Photo supplied by Shelley Siemens
Union workers at Strathcona Gardens are looking for a cost of living agreement with their employer. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror

Union calls SRD statement on wages ‘height of hypocrisy’

Latest in stalemate between regional district and workers at recreation complex

Union workers at Strathcona Gardens are looking for a cost of living agreement with their employer. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror
From left are union workers Justin Wolfe, Debra Wilson, Sydney Roberts and Catherine May striking outside of Strathcona Gardens. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror

Union workers strike at Strathcona Gardens

Workers want cost of living agreement in new contract with SRD

From left are union workers Justin Wolfe, Debra Wilson, Sydney Roberts and Catherine May striking outside of Strathcona Gardens. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror
Workers at Strathcona Gardens are looking for a cost-of-living agreement. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror

Union wants cost-of-living agreement in Strathcona Gardens contract

Wages ‘so far behind, that the minimum wage is almost caught up’ — Union

Workers at Strathcona Gardens are looking for a cost-of-living agreement. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror
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