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Capilano University student group organize panel to highlight fight for Living Wages and Benefits

The Student Workers Alliance Group are pushing university stakeholders to stand in solidarity with all workers on campus

Blog Post on The Capilano University Student Worker Alliance Group

Tucked away in the economically privileged North Shore of Metro Vancouver, Capilano University is an institution that includes the concepts of “an ethic of fairness” and “a commitment to our communities” in its strategic vision, yet the contracted cleaners on …

Cleaners at Capilano University join Justice for Janitors movement

Cleaners employed at Capilano University won their right to join SEIU Local 2 and its Justice for Janitors campaign earlier this month. The BC Labour Board ordered ballots cast by 27 out of 29 cleaners on February 20, 2017 to be unsealed. The union vote was won by an overwhelming majority despite an anti-union fear campaign waged by the boss during the 10 days before the vote.

Support Affordable Internet for All

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Trainings & Meetings Schedule

See a list of meetings and trainings for J4J across Canada.

Join J4J Vancouver

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Important Advances Nationwide in 2013

2013 was an important year for J4J from Halifax to Vancouver, and everywhere in between. Workers won important improvements in all these cities.

Application deadline extended!

Apply for the Organizing Apprenticeship Program today!

An Attack on Social Services

Check out the Toronto & York Region Labour Council video to see how the implementation of Harper’s omnibus budget implementation bill (C-38) will affect everyone living in Canada.

Omni Workers in Vancouver Approve New CBA

Omni workers in Vancouver have approved a new contract. The new Collective Agreement includes a Health and Welfare Plan (benefits), increases in wages and a personal day.

Fall/Winter Newsletters

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Photos: Omni Worker Town Hall Meeting

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Omni Workers Converge, Prepare for Negotiations

Omni workers came out in large numbers to our Town Hall meeting on September 9th, to elect our Negotiation Committee for upcoming bargaining and discuss what our priorities should be at the table.

Photos: J4J at 2012 Local 2 Convention

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Month-long strike wins four-year deal for Houston Janitors

We can all be proud of the Houston area janitors, whose brave contract fight and month-long strike secured a tentative agreement that will raise wages 12 percent over four years and beat-back a contractor offer that would have prevented the union from maintaining standards for janitors.

2012 J4J Vancouver Summer Newsletter

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J4J Vancouver Bargaining Committee Elections

Negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement with Omni will commence this fall. Members who are interested in forming part of the three-member ‘Bargaining Committee’ will be elected at our Town Hall meeting on Sunday September 9. In order to …

Your Voice Matters! Fill out your bargaining survey

“Winning pay raises and securing a benefits package are my priorities at the bargaining table. Make sure your voice is heard and fill out the bargaining survey.” – Narinder Tiwana

No Free Labour! Workers Win Dispute with Omni

Local 2 members at Canada Line took exception to their supervisor demanding they start work 10 minutes early – for free. 54 members were affected. The supervisor wanted employees to start at 7:50 AM because they had to pick up keys …

J4J in Canada takes Action to Support Striking Janitors in Houston

In an act of solidarity with striking Houston janitors, members of SEIU Local 2 Justice for Janitors hand delivered a letter to Brookfield Properties in Toronto on August 2nd. “We support them,” said Aida Lopez, J4J activist in Toronto. “We are with them.”