Labour

Workers groups mark Labour Day with push for changes in Liberals’ throne speech

Labour Day itself normally includes marches through major cities, picnics and gatherings,

 

LANGLEY LABOUR DAY: Labour council says COVID-19 forever changed the workplace

Economic recovery a chance to make workplaces safer and more just, council says

 

Langley teachers take the stand

Educators fought for a salary increase in 1939

 

How a push for better COVID-19 protection helped the B.C. construction industry keep going

Building Trades Council executive director Andrew Mercier maintains the measures prevented a shutdown

Laid-off hotel workers bring protest to B.C. tourism minister’s office

Fasting union members will be outside Lisa Beare’s office indefinitely

Unions tell MPs that grocery workers should still have pandemic pay

Chains announced they were ending the pandemic pay bump because the pace of business had eased.

One-third of Indigenous workers in jobs facing automation threat, report says

Those at-risk industries account for approximately $2.43 billion of Indigenous wage revenue

B.C. extends temporary layoff period to 24 weeks due to COVID-19 pandemic

New limit will closely match CERB timeline

Only 20% of B.C. workers feel ‘very comfortable’ returning to work during pandemic: poll

Only 13 per cent of workers would choose to be in the office now, Insights West poll suggested

Canadians working from home permanently should expect salary changes: experts

Some companies, like Facebook, have already announced changes

Langley Township rec workers join union

Workers in pools, gyms, and a museum voted to unionize

Pandemic reveals inequalities in who can work from home: Statistics Canada

More education and higher income increases chances of working from home successfully

NDP calls for universal sick-leave benefits as people return to work

Without sick leave, Leader Jagmeet Singh says people could bring the virus to work

Tragedy revisited: Vigil held for three Abbotsford farm workers killed in 2007

Worrying vehicle-inspection data shows lessons may not have been learned

Special mediators appointed in bid to end coastal B.C. forest strike

Amanda Rogers and Vince Ready given powers to craft recommended deal to break eight-month impasse

B.C. NDP prepares to move on labour, employment standards

‘Frightening time for business,’ B.C. Liberal John Martin says

Union construction cost competitive, B.C. Building Trades say

Non-union firms can bid on infrastructure, but employees have to join international unions

Longer unpaid leave offered for B.C. parents

Extensions for death of child, caring for dying relative

Canada Bread and its Langley workers reach four-year deal

Bread makers head back to work in the coming days.

Locked out Langley baker workers and company set to sit down

The company has settled with workers at its Laval distribution who were also locked out April 1.