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We encourage our members to shop and stay Union. For a list of Unionized hotels whose workers are represented by Unite Local 40 visit: http://www.hotelworkersrising.org/HotelGuide/

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Dear Sisters and Brothers: I am writing to pass on some sad news to you. Earlier today one of BC’s most well-known and outspoken labour leaders, Brother Jack Munro, passed away.  Jack was President of the International Woodworkers of America for many years and a Vice-President of the B.C. Federation of Labour. In more recent times Jack spearheaded the creation of the Labour Heritage Society, an organization dedicated to telling the stories of working people in British Columbia. 

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More information can be found here: The Inquiry is open to media and the public and will begin at 1400 hours on Thursday, November 7. Wosk Centre for Dialogue580 West Hastings StreetVancouver

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BC Ferry and Marine Workers' Young Workers' committee video that was presented at the 2012 BCFMWU Convention.  Video of 48frmQJg2TM  

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I am sure that by now many of you have heard of the incident on the Spirit of Vancouver Island (S.O.V.I.) last Friday, April 5th. I would like to inform all of the many congratulatory notes that have come across my desk including, but not limited to, Air Ambulance, Delta PD and many members of the traveling public. By all accounts, the 'C' Watch crew that attended the scene, along with the OFA and shore side coordinators, served with the professionalism and dedication to duty that generally goes unnoticed.

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