About 60 long-term care workers employed by U.K.-based Compass Group at two Lower Mainland long-term care homes will see their wages rise by as much as $2.32 an hour, as a result of an award issued Monday by a Labour Relations Board arbitrator.
Kamloops—Interior residents deserve a moratorium on further privatization in Interior Health Authority (IHA) until there is an independent audit of long-term care services for Interior seniors, said B.C. Federation of Labour President Jim Sinclair.
The Supreme Court of Canada will hear arguments tomorrow on whether a B.C. law enacted in 2002 violates the constitutionally-protected Charter rights of health care and community social services workers.