BCFED President to visit the Cariboo on Monday in support of striking Mount Polley miners

June 15, 2018 | News Release

Irene Lanzinger, President of the 500,000-member BC Federation of Labour, will be visiting the picket lines at the Mount Polley Mine site to support striking Imperial Metals miners.

The workers, who are members of the United Steelworkers Local 1-2017, have been on strike for more than three weeks.

Rights and benefits for temporary employees are the key issues for the miners.