B.C. teachers take limited job action

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Description: Members of the B.C. Teachers’ Federation are refusing to perform some tasks, such as attending staff meetings and writing report cards. Source: The Vancouver Sun Date: 09/06/2011 Link: http://www.vancouversun.com/business/teachers+labour+feud+clouds+school+year+education+minister+says/5355700/story.html Related links: CTV story B.C. Public School Employers’ Association B.C. Ministry of Education B.C. Teachers’ Federation Earlier update on Supreme Court of Canada decision Questions… Read more »

Union claims activist blacklisted

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Description: The United Food and Commercial Workers union has filed a complaint with the B.C. Labour Relations Board claiming that the Mexican government and a B.C. farm have blocked a pro-union seasonal worker from returning to this country. Source: Macleans.ca Date: 05/24/2011 Link: http://www2.macleans.ca/2011/05/24/what-happened-down-on-the-farm/ Related links: B.C. Labour Relations Board United Food and Commercial Workers… Read more »