Union Solidarity Rap
You gotta love the message. This video won the One Minute Message Contest. Congratulations to Michael Rouse. Michael is a member of IATSE Local 891.
PPWC Protests Exports of Raw Logs
The PPWC organized another protest recently, calling on the provincial government of British Columbia to ban the export of raw logs. Keeping raw logs in Canada would create and protect good-paying jobs in smaller communities in British Columbia. From CHEK365 News.
PPWC Rally in Nanaimo Calls for Ban of Raw Log Exports
Members of the Public and Private Workers of Canada (PPWC), NDP politicians and environmentalists took to the streets of Nanaimo recently, demaning a ban on raw log exports. Communities throughout Vancouver Island have been hit hard by the exports, especially those that depend on the forest industry. The PPWC calls on the government to place an immediate ban on raw log exports to protect tens of thousands of jobs and save smaller communities.
What Have Unions Ever Done for Us? Well, A lot, Actually
What have unions like PPWC Local 1 ever done for people? Well, a lot, actually. Higher wages, better benefits, pensions, health and safety, medical coverage, equal rights on the job, and whistle blower protection, to name a few. From Charged Studios.