BC Hydro janitors get commitment from Ministry of Energy to raise concerns with BC Hydro CEO ahead of Throne Speech
February 12, 2019 21:52 ET | SEIU Local 2
VICTORIA, British Columbia, Feb. 12, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Minister of Energy, Michelle Mungall assured a delegation of janitors working at BC Hydro Tuesday that she would speak to BC Hydro CEO...
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BC Hydro janitors facing contract flip taking their case to Victoria as legislative session opens Tuesday
February 12, 2019 10:30 ET | SEIU Local 2
VICTORIA, British Columbia, Feb. 12, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A delegation of janitors working at BC Hydro will meet with the Minister of Energy, Michelle Mungall, Tuesday for assurances that their...
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SEIU welcomes Ministry of Labour recommendations as positive step forward
November 30, 2018 11:00 ET | SEIU Local 2
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 30, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The BC government’s Labour Code review Panel has made some promising recommendations to reform the BC Labour Code, the most notable...
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Community rallies around Canada Line janitors to demand labour law loophole stop failing BC’s most vulnerable workers
September 17, 2018 21:37 ET | SEIU Local 2
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- About 75 community allies rallied around GDI Integrated Facilities Services janitors on Monday afternoon in Vancouver who, up until...
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MEDIA ADVISORY: More than 50 Janitors cleaning Canada Line face losing jobs because of contract flipping
September 17, 2018 10:00 ET | SEIU Local 2
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Over 50 unionized janitors employed by GDI Integrated Facilities Services at the Canada Line are at risk of losing their jobs, health...
UBC-Okanagan cleaners overwhelmingly vote yes to join SEIU Local 2 after defeat of boss ‘union’
July 16, 2018 11:00 ET | SEIU Local 2
KELOWNA, British Columbia, July 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cleaners at the University of British Colombia-Okanagan campus celebrate a massive victory after voting Tuesday to join the Service...
BCIT cleaners win vote to join SEIU Local 2 after defeating boss ‘union’
June 27, 2018 19:20 ET | SEIU Local 2
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cleaners at the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) celebrate a huge win in forming their union with the Service Employees’...
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Cleaners defeat boss union opening door for workers to join SEIU Local 2
June 18, 2018 11:57 ET | SEIU Local 2
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In a precedent setting decision, the B.C. Labour Relations Board declared Friday that CLAC’s contract with Best Service Pros is...
Working group delegation delivers recommendations to campus Management holding them accountable for subjecting workers at public institutions to poverty wages
April 04, 2018 19:17 ET | SEIU Local 2
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A Working Group delegation representing stakeholders from Langara College, UBC-Okanagan, BCIT, and Capilano University simultaneously...
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MEDIA ADVISORY: Students and faculty representing five BC campuses set to deliver recommendations asking for administrators to take responsibility for poverty wages on campus
April 03, 2018 10:00 ET | SEIU Local 2
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 03, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A working group delegation representing five BC campuses plan to simultaneously deliver a series of recommendations to their...