PPWC Local 18 has been issued an indefinite closure in Mackenzie. Hundreds are without jobs and these curtailments will affect more than just mill workers. In response to this, the MackenzieMatters Rally will take place on Thursday, August 22, 2019 at 12 PM – 4 PM. Rally attendees will gather by the forestry building to […]
Ban raw Lumber Exports from B.C. Sign the Petition Here!
The Confederation of Canadian Unions (CCU) has produced an amazing postcard in recognition of the National Day of Mourning on April 28. Please download the digital copy below. We ask that you please forward the digital version to our membership. Thank you to the members of the CCU Communications Committee for making this happen. Download […]
The 57th Annual PPWC Convention will be held in Castlegar, B.C. on April 3-5, 2019.
The 57th Annual Convention will be held on April 3-5, 2019 in Castlegar, B.C. Check out the latest edition of the PPWC Leaflet. Download Issue (PDF) In this Issue: What’s Going on at the Locals? Environmental & Forestry Seminar CCU Report PPWC Swag
Originally published on the BC Government website on January 17, 2019 To create and support good jobs in British Columbia’s coastal forest sector, government is making policy changes to increase the processing of B.C. logs on the coast and to reduce wood waste by redirecting it to B.C.’s pulp and paper mills. The changes, as […]
The Trustees of the PPWC – Employer Trusteed Health & Welfare Plan met on October 15th and would like to update you on a number of items relating to your group benefit coverage. Updates include: Disability Member Survey PBC Member Portal PBC Limit to Diabetic Testing Strips Financial Position of the Plan The Trustee meeting […]
Brothers and Sisters; The Trustees of the PPWC – Employer Trusteed Health & Welfare Plan met on June 19th and would like to update you on a number of items relating to your group benefit coverage. Updates include: Applying for LTD After 39 Weeks on WorkSafe Renewal Rate Decrease Drug Supply Limits for Maintenance Medication […]
The PPWC wants to wish everyone a very Merry Holidays and Happy New Year in 2019. Check out the latest edition of the PPWC Leaflet. Download Issue (PDF) In this Issue: What’s Going on at the Locals? Pension Plan Update On the Forestry Front Pharmacare for All Fair Trade and Jobs for Canada Report on […]
With increasingly privatized forests and a dangerous reliance on industry paid professionals, B.C. is facing a crash in harvest volumes, the closure of mills and the loss of old-growth forests Written by Daniel Pierce, published by the Narwhal When 12,000 people showed up on the remote coast of Vancouver Island in the summer of 1993 […]