Category: Work

Raise the Minimum Wage!

Honestly – highest cost of living, a booming economy and we can’t see a living wage for workers? This video is part of the BC Fed’s ongoing campaign to raise the minimum wage to $10 an hour.

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Union update.

For those of you who care about my travel schedule and union life – I have just found out that the union has pulled out of collective bargaining until a couple of key pieces are in place – which are the Essential Services Agreements… Continue Reading “Union update.”

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Notes on bargaining.

It’s hard for me to fathom how unbelievably childish the city of Vancouver is being in negotiations with its workers. Really. Every other municipality in the GVRD has settled and the city was only willing to meet with the union negotiators for a total… Continue Reading “Notes on bargaining.”

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Work life.

I’m almost a month into my new job working on this national website redevelopment project and I’ve almost cleared all the stuff from the old job off my desk, hired a new person this week to take up some of the slack, and gotten… Continue Reading “Work life.”

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After one and before another.

Okay. It’s been ten days. Enough of the silence already! I’m deafened by my own reluctance to type in the box and hit publish. I even missed marking my 3rd blog anniversary (which was the 11th) cause I haven’t been so enthused lately with… Continue Reading “After one and before another.”

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