Archive for March, 2015

UNBC Strike is Over! (For Now…) March 19th, 2015

Last night the UNBC Faculty Association was served with notice that the UNBC Administration has made an application to the provincial government under Section 55 of the Labour Relations Code of British Columbia, which permits the appointment of a mediator or arbitrator during the negotiation of a first collective agreement.  The law has spoken and […]

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UNBCFA Strike Diary March 17th, 2015

On Friday evening the UNBC Faculty Association held a banquet at Strike Headquarters to thank our “flying pickets,” who joined us on the picket line from as far away as Newfoundland and Prince Edward Island.  At the event, each of these guests gave an inspiring speech and donated a cheque in support for our cause–and representatives from the CAUT Defense […]

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UNBC Student Rally March 14th, 2015

Today Lisa and I attended the Student Rally in Support of the Faculty of UNBC, which was held at noon in the public square outside the Prince George Courthouse.  Just before the event began, the rain stopped and the dark clouds overhead began to disperse; and as the student speakers addressed the gathered crowd, the sun shone.  […]

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