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The Confederation of Canadian Unions (CCU-CSC) expresses its full support for PPWC Local 8 workers at Rogers Sugar, who have been on strike since September 23. The entire CCU-CSC executive board released an open letter
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The National Aboriginal Veterans Monument in Confederation Park in Ottawa Indigenous peoples in Canada have been part of our proud military history for over 200 years. During the War of 1812, they were vital allies
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The Teaching Support Staff Union (TSSU) at Simon Fraser University wrote a letter of solidarity to striking PPWC Local 8 workers at Rogers Sugar, and provided a very generous donation to the Local 8 Strike
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A new CBC News TikTok video highlighted the one-month long PPWC Local 8 Rogers Sugar strike, and includes a statement by Local 8 president Adrian Soldera. “100 percent of employees voted in favour of strike
October 24, 2023 Mike Walton, President and CEO, Lantic Inc. Dear Mr. Walton, The Public and Private Workers of Canada (PPWC), a proud member of the Confederation of Canadian Unions (CCU), is writing to inform
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It has been eighteen days since the members of Lantic Inc, Rogers Sugar, walked off the job and started picketing in front of Rogers Sugar and surrounding areas. We have been overwhelmed by the support
The PPWC National Executive Board joined Local 8 Lantic (Rogers Sugar) brothers and sisters on picket lines as the strike moves into its second week. The company needs to come to the table, and the
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It has been one week since the members of Lantic Inc, Rogers Sugar, walked off the job and started picketing in front of Roger’s Sugar and surrounding areas. We have been overwhelmed by the support
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We would like to thank all of the Public and Private Workers of Canada Locals, for their support. On September 28, 2023, the membership of the Public and Private Workers of Canada Local 8, certification
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The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation is a statutory holiday for employees in the federal government and federally regulated workplaces in Canada on September 30. The day is intended to educate and remind Canadians
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After a special Union meeting with the membership of PPWC Local 8 Lantic, Inc certification, on September 23, the membership voted unanimously in favour of a strike mandate. We have heard the membership, loud and
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On May 24, 2023, PPWC Local 8 and the Company (Lantic Inc. Vancouver Refinery) met for the first time to begin the bargaining process for the new Collective Agreement as the current one expired Feb.
The Public and Private Workers of Canada is offering two $1000 bursaries which are available to all PPWC members in good standing, including their spouses and dependants. The Orville Braaten bursary and the Angus MacPhee
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Union questions the lack of notice and meaningful conversations Written by Don Bodger, from the Chemainus Valley Courier, August 29, 2023 The curtailment at the Paper Excellence Catalyst Crofton pulp and paper mill has been
  Labour Day came from the struggles of working people calling for greater workers rights, equality, social justice and economic democracy. Labour Day can be traced back to April 14, 1872, when a parade was
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August 3, 2023

Summer 2023

Welcome to our 60th PPWC Anniversary edition! Please see the featured articles below and our fun PPWC and Union themed Crossword puzzle. (The answers can be found on the last page of the online edition).
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