Labour

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

 

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

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

Mediators withdraw from talks in Western Forest Products strike

Vince Ready, Amanda Rogers say they see no basis for negotiated settlement

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

City of Victoria, primary staff union ink four-year agreement

Contract with CUPE 50 retroactive to Jan. 1 of this year, modest wage increases seen

UPDATE: Victoria hotel staff vote to strike if new deal not reached by Sept. 1

Hotel Grand Pacific risks service interruption if union terms not agreed to: Unifor