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B.C. midwives and province deliver new three-year deal, increasing wages

B.C. midwives and province deliver new three-year deal, increasing wages

VICTORIA — British Columbia midwives and the province have ratified a new three-year, wage-increasing agreement with the overwhelming support of health-care workers.
Canadian health care job vacancies more than double as illness, stress take hold

Canadian health care job vacancies more than double as illness, stress take hold

Canadian healthcare job vacancies skyrocket amid worsening staff shortages and stress
CNC entrance reno starts Monday

CNC entrance reno starts Monday

Access to the main campus will be via the west entrance, located between the dental building and the gym.
Will taxpayers purchase Squamish’s private Quest University?

Will taxpayers purchase Squamish’s private Quest University?

Following years of financial challenges, the institution indefinitely suspended classes in April
Workers caught Coca-Cola breaking labour laws

Workers caught Coca-Cola breaking labour laws

Metro Vancouver workers on strike from their jobs with Coca-Cola say they caught the company using non-unionized workers flown in from as far as Quebec to do their job.
Minister launches review of B.C. port strike case to uncover 'structural issues'

Minister launches review of B.C. port strike case to uncover 'structural issues'

VANCOUVER — Federal Labour Minister Seamus O'Regan is launching an examination of the recently resolved British Columbia port dispute to see if "structural issues" in negotiations led to a 13-day work stoppage last month.
Pilot program seeks to reward companies that better protect temporary foreign workers

Pilot program seeks to reward companies that better protect temporary foreign workers

Ottawa introduced a new three-year pilot program Tuesday that would incentivize employers to follow worker-protection rules by making it easier for them to hire temporary foreign workers.
Keith Baldrey: Get ready for more labour disruption

Keith Baldrey: Get ready for more labour disruption

Economic uncertainty, failure of wages to keep up with cost of living drive wave of strikes in B.C. and across the country.
Prince George gains 1,000 jobs in a month

Prince George gains 1,000 jobs in a month

Despite the gains, there were 6,600 fewer people working in the city than a year ago.
Update: Coke Canada gets cease and desist orders amid Richmond, Lower Mainland strike

Update: Coke Canada gets cease and desist orders amid Richmond, Lower Mainland strike

Employees at Coke Canada’s Richmond, Coquitlam and Chilliwack facilities are striking for fair wages.