Oct 2, 2020


BC Ferries wrongfully laid off workers during pandemic

Jeff Sanders successfully argued that BC Ferries had breached its collective agreement with the BC Ferry and Marine Worker Union when it announced temporary layoffs on April 4, 2020. The layoffs meant approximately 425 regular employees and 690 casual employees were dismissed that week. Read the news CTV News coverage: BC Ferries wrongfully laid off […]

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Nov 14, 2014

Layoffs, News

Employer ordered to pay damages after mass indefinite layoff with no notice

Western Coal Corp. (Wolverine Mine) and USW Local 1-424, BCLRB No. B137/2014 The USW Local 1-424 successfully applied to the Labour Relations Board for damages under s. 54 of the Labour Relations Code when the Wolverine Mine laid off approximately 300 employees indefinitely and with no notice. This is the first Board case where s. […]

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