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Union members to boycott Westminster Savings in solidarity with striking workers
Posted: Jul 16, 2019 14:25 Updated: Jul 16, 2019 14:25

The BC Federation of Labour calls on the public and affiliated unions to withdraw all funds from Westminster Savings except what is minimally required to keep an open account to maintain a voting share. The boycott puts pressure on WSCU amid workers striking to protect pensions and fighting the proposed closure of the only unionized branch. [Details]
IATSE 891 members to keep up pressure for affordable medications
Posted: Jun 26, 2019 14:10 Updated: Jun 27, 2019 10:00

The Advisory Council on the Implementation of National Pharmacare has provided a path forward toward affordable medications for all Canadians. Now it's up to the politicians to make it happen. IATSE 891 encourages all members to write to their MP. [Details]
Film unions and guilds call time on mental health
Posted: Apr 26, 2018 15:47 Updated: Jun 26, 2019 14:13

In a unique partnership, Teamsters 155, DGC BC, UBCP/ACTRA, IATSE 891 and ICG 669 have come together to tackle an issue of huge concern to their members: mental health and addiction in our industry. With a dedicated PSA video and website, Call Time on Mental Health provides details of where members of all the film unions can get help. Watch PSA Visit Website [Video] [Website]
Inspection Required for MSA Personal Fall Limiters
Posted: Jun 06, 2019 16:21

MSA has issued an inspection notice regarding specific MSA Latchways 10’ (3m) Web PFLs. Some models of these personal fall limiters, when subjected to rough handling, have failed to perform reliably. The document includes part numbers and manufacturing dates, inspection instructions, and replacement procedures. Read the document here
79 Leo Award nominations for IATSE Local 891 members
Posted: Apr 25, 2019 16:08 Updated: May 02, 2019 11:13

A total of 79 talented artists and technicians from IATSE 891 have been recognized with nominations for the 2019 Leo Awards! Check out the categories they’ve been nominated for [here]. The awards will be presented over three nights. Sat. May 25, Sun. May 26 and Sat. June 1. [Details] .