USW Local 1-2017
Suite 100, 1777 3rd Avenue, Prince George, BC, V2L 3G7
Tel: 250.563.7771 | Toll-free: 1.800.565.3641 | Fax: 250.563.0274

USW Local 1-2017
Suite 100, 1777 3rd Avenue, Prince George, BC,
V2L 3G7

Phone Numbers
Tel: 250.563.7771
Toll-free: 1.800.565.3641 
Fax: 250.563.0274
E-mail:

USW Local 1-2017
Suite 100, 1777 3rd Avenue, Prince George, BC, V2L 3G7
Tel: 250.563.7771 | Toll-free: 1.800.565.3641 | Fax: 250.563.0274

USW Local 1-2017
Suite 100, 1777 3rd Avenue, Prince George, BC,
V2L 3G7

Phone Numbers
Tel: 250.563.7771
Toll-free: 1.800.565.3641 
Fax: 250.563.0274
E-mail:

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BC Wood Council Oppose 5 Sick Days Bulletin Jan 16

Jan 18, 2022

USW oppose BC Forest Industry position on 5 Paid Sick days

 

BC Government’s addition of paid sick leave could leave out thousand of unionized workers

 

The B.C. government announced on November 24, 2021, that all employees covered by the Employment Standards Act (the “ESA”) will be provided with a minimum of five days of paid sick leave per year beginning on January 1, 2022. This is a result of thousands of submissions and support for paid sick days coming on the heels of the Covid-19 pandemic in which three (3) paid sick days for those who had the Covid-19 virus and had to miss work.uploads/BC%20Wood%20Council%20-%20Five%20Paid%20Sick%20Days%20Bulletin%20-%20January%2016%202022.pdf