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April 20, 2016

The BC Labour Heritage Centre is proud to present Putting Workers on the Map: An Inventory of BC Workers’ Plaques and Memorials.

April 19, 2016

We want to announce the start of the application period for the annual Essay Contest! 

The topic of this year’s Essay Contest is:

March 21, 2016

Passing of Ed Lawson, former director of the Canadian Conference of Teamsters


You can read the article on the Teamsters Canada website link below:

 

February 16, 2016

IMF Study: Decades of chipping away at Unions is "strongly associated" with rising inequality.

Click the link below to read the article:

 

January 21, 2016

Use the link below to open the PDF regarding the Membership Meeting Results.

Membership Meeting Results

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Testimonial

“They have demonstrated the dedication and leadership that
our Local requires. They have always provided sound counsel, support, and frank
discussion on matters involving the members, contract negotiations and our
Local.“ 

- Bruce Tillapaugh –Shop Steward. Island Farms, Victoria

"I was there when we brought the Union in. The first-time contract they won for us was unbelievable. It changed the quality of my life. I am now a Shop Steward and enjoy working with my Union and looking after my fellow workers. "

- Paul Landrecht - Shop Steward. Island Farms Dairy.

"I was employed for many years at a Teamster company that was shut down due to the economy. Because of my age, I was worried about starting over. Bobby, Bob and Paul not only negotiated a much better severance package than was in the contract, but they also went the extra mile and got me on at one of their other companies with an even better contract.They continued to help me even though it wasn't their job to."

- Armando Borean