Striking steelworkers in British Columbia rally over concessions

Vol. 83/No. 45 - December 9, 2019

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Over 500 striking members of United Steelworkers Local 1937 and their supporters marched and rallied at Western Forest Products corporate headquarters in Nanaimo, British Columbia, Nov. 6. Workers came by busload from throughout the area. Some…


Steelworkers in British Columbia strike Western Forest Products

Vol. 83/No. 37 - October 14, 2019

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Some 2,600 loggers and sawmill workers who are members of United Steelworkers Local 1-1937 have been winning solidarity in their strike against Western Forest Products. The unionists, who walked out July 1, are fighting concessions demanded…


British Columbia aerospace workers fight Avcorp lockout

Vol. 83/No. 37 - October 14, 2019

DELTA, British Columbia — The bosses at Avcorp Industries Inc. locked out 300 members of the International Association of Machinists Local Lodge 11 Sept. 16 here.  For several weeks the workers had carried out rotating strikes against the concessions bosses…


British Columbia aerospace workers fight concessions

Vol. 83/ No. 32 - September 2, 2019

DELTA, British Columbia — Over 150 day-shift workers, members of International Association of Machinists Local 11, walked off the job Aug. 1 to protest Avcorp’s concession demands. These include attacks on seniority rights and vacations, contracting out jobs, and no…