Mandatory paid sick leave a milestone for public health, equity, and safe workplaces, but five days inadequate

November 24, 2021
(Unceded Squamish, Tsleil-Waututh and Musqueam territories — Vancouver, BC) Today’s paid sick leave announcement by the BC government represents a significant milestone — but still falls short of providing the coverage sick workers need, BCFED President Laird Cronk said... more

Statement: Solidarity in the wake of the storm

November 19, 2021
We’re writing to all of you to recognize and acknowledge just how wrenching the past few days have been to live through. We all have friends, family and colleagues whose lives have been upended by the floods, landslides and storms we’ve seen this week. The loss of life is tragic. And there has been... more

New study exposes business lobby myths on 10 days paid sick leave

November 16, 2021
(Unceded Squamish, Tsleil-Waututh and Musqueam territories — Vancouver, BC) Despite business lobbyists’ claims of dire implications for employers, a new study shows 10 days of paid sick leave will mean negligible increases in costs for BC businesses.

Government inaction leaves injured workers waiting, two years on from promised reforms to compensation system

October 29, 2021
(Unceded Squamish, Tsleil-Waututh and Musqueam territories — Vancouver, BC) Two years after its own in-depth review of the Workers’ Compensation Board made detailed recommendations for sweeping change, injured workers are still waiting for the BC government to act.

BC businesses join call for 10 days of paid sick leave in open letter to Premier Horgan 

October 22, 2021
(Unceded Squamish, Tsleil-Waututh and Musqueam territories — Vancouver, BC) Dozens of BC-based businesses have signed an open letter calling on the BC government to bring in 10 employer-paid sick days. 

卑詩勞工聯盟啟動十天有薪病假的網上宣傳活動

October 12, 2021
(未割讓的領土斯闊米甚,原名:茨萊爾沃圖斯,瑪斯昆族地區 — 不列顛哥倫比亞省溫哥華) 卑詩勞工聯盟今天開始網上宣傳活動以推動省府盡快實施每年最低十天有薪病假,有關永久計劃的詳情細節將於今年秋天時候公佈。 卑詩勞工聯盟(BCFED)主席克朗克(Laird Cronk)指出:「十天的有薪病假制度是必須要實行的,此能讓患病僱員不需要在經濟壓力和身體健康上作出取捨。」這是經濟合作與發展組織(OECD)的基本標準,亦是卑詩省人民迫切的渴求。在我們的民意調查中發現,每十個人當中就有八人支持每年至少十天有薪病假,而他們也是來自於不同的年齡層、性別、地區甚至黨派。... more

10 ਦਿਨਾਂ ਦੀ ਪੇਡ ਸਿੱਕ ਲੀਵ ਲਈ ਬੀਸੀਫੈਡ ਨੇ ਸ਼ੁਰੂ ਕੀਤੀ ਡਿਜਿਟਲ ਮੀਡਿਆ ਮੁਹਿੰਮ

October 12, 2021
(ਸਕੁਆਮਿਸ਼ ,ਤਸਲੇਇਲ - ਵਾਉਤਉੱਠ ਅਤੇ ਮੁਸਕੁਐਮ ਦੀ ਅਜੇਤੂ ਜਮੀਨ ਤੋਂ - ਵੈਨਕੂਵਰ , ਬ੍ਰਿਟਿਸ਼ ਕੋਲੰਬੀਆ ) ਬੀਸੀਫੈਡ ਨੇ ਰੋਜਗਾਰਦਾਤਾਵਾਂ ਦੁਆਰਾ ਭੁਗਤਾਨਯੋਗ 10 ਦਿਨਾਂ ਦੀ ਪੇਡ ਸਿੱਕ ਲੀਵ ਲਾਗੂ ਕਰਵਾਉਣ ਲਈ ਸਰਕਾਰ ਨੂੰ ਮਨਾਉਣ ਲਈ ਡਿਜਿਟਲ ਮੁਹਿੰਮ ਵਿੱਢੀ ਹੈ,ਜਿਸਦੇ ਸਥਾਈ ਪ੍ਰੋਗਰਾਮ ਬਾਰੇ ਸਰਕਾਰ ਪੱਤਝੜ ਸੈਸ਼ਨ ਦੌਰਾਨ ਖ਼ੁਲਾਸਾ ਕਰ ਸਕਦੀ ਹੈ.

Naglunsad ang BCFED ng isang digital na kampanya para magkaroon ang mga manggagawa ng 10 araw ng sick leave na may bayad

October 12, 2021
(Mula sa mga Teritoryong hindi isinuko ng mga Squamish, Tsleil-Waututh and Musqueam - Vancouver, BC) Naglunsad ang BCFED ng isang digital na kampanya upang hikayatin ang gobyerno ng BC na magpatupad ng Sick Leave program na sampung araw at babayaran ng pinagtatrabahuhan. Ang... more

BCFED launches multilingual digital campaign for 10 days of paid sick leave

October 12, 2021
(Unceded Squamish, Tsleil-Waututh and Musqueam territories — Vancouver, BC) The BCFED kicked off a digital campaign today to urge the government to opt for 10 days of employer-paid sick leave when it unveils the details of the permanent program later this fall.

Statement on the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

September 29, 2021
(Unceded Squamish, Tsleil-Waututh and Musqueam territories — Vancouver, BC) September 30, 2021 marks the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. This is a day for all of us to recognize the legacy of colonialism and genocide, and how the practices that reinforce and amplify them... more