Managers Got $5000 Bonus

May 9, 2004 / 6:00 am

The Managers of Hospitals in B.C. received a Bonus of around $5,000 and during the strike they had catered food brought in just for them. After all giving the...

In The Real World

May 9, 2004 / 5:30 am

In the real world the lazy man does not receive the promotion because he was hired first. In the real world an employer signs your paycheck. In the real world...

No Right To Appeal

May 8, 2004 / 5:30 am

It drives me nuts to read articles about hard-working foreigners, such as Blasted Church winemaker Willem Grobbelaar, who is being deported for technical...

Selling B.C. Piece By Piece

May 8, 2004 / 5:30 am

This government is selling off B.C. piece by piece. The latest is CN Rail. Well not only do they(CN Rail)get an awesome deal but now we find out that they do...

Instill Respect For Others

May 7, 2004 / 5:30 am

Well, I am on my first day off since the HEU protest ended Sunday evening. I am reading the letters to the editor on the Castanet website on the internet, which...

Lumped Into Same Union

May 7, 2004 / 5:30 am

In response to "Sold Out by the Union", I don""t think many would deny your services are unique, necessary, and only "do-able" by certain very special...

Notification of Slash Burning

May 7, 2004 / 5:30 am

This letter is in regards to the unnecessary 911 calls that were made due to the "slash burning" in the Glenmore area. We have become a little more than...

Months Without Work

May 6, 2004 / 5:30 am

I am self-employed and feel very fortunate to have a job in this valley. This letter is to those who are out on the picket lines feeling that they are being...

Wise Up Kelowna

May 6, 2004 / 5:30 am

As an everyday Kelowna transit user I am concerned about the lack of involvement toward the Kelowna Queensway transit station. Again this morning I was greeted...

Nurses Have Had Enough

May 6, 2004 / 5:30 am

I am a Registered Nurse. I am a highly trained, unionized, government employee. I am not a superhero or athlete. I do not act as God, nor do I even think I am...

Sold Out By Union

May 5, 2004 / 5:30 am

I am an HEU member and work as a long term care-aide. Even though I feel I was sold out by my union with the fast acceptance of a legislated contract that will...

Private Vs Union Workers

May 5, 2004 / 5:30 am

What planet are you on? The "bulk" of people in B.C. work in the private sector in non-union positions, with a huge amount of those people working for small...

Join Reality Of Workplace

May 4, 2004 / 5:30 am

I look forward to Premier Campbell""s announcement that members of the Legislature will be reduced in number by 30% and that the remaining members will be...

Appalled At Leaders

May 4, 2004 / 5:30 am

When I turned on the news this morning I was appalled. Yes, the HEU "leaders" had folded to the detriment of their members to save their own hides. The bulk of...

What""s Your Truth Worth?

May 4, 2004 / 5:30 am

This letter is with reference to the HEU members"" unhappiness with their own union. Now you know what everyone else thinks of your union and unions in general....

Stop the Insanity

May 3, 2004 / 5:52 am

It is understandable the reasons why the hospital workers are protesting and presently on strike. Based upon that their unrealistic wages in conjunction with...

Unions Have To Go

May 3, 2004 / 5:00 am

That""s the last straw! I am sick and tired of all the strikes. Now because of the battle between the HEU and government over a rollback in wages, other unions...

Letter to CTF

May 3, 2004 / 5:00 am

Letter to Sarah MacIntyre, Canadian Taxpayer Federation: Sarah, I""m confused and frustrated at the idea that you would sue the HEU for standing up for their...

Patients Forgotten In Strike

May 2, 2004 / 6:59 am

I am utterly appalled that this strike by the union has been able to last as long as it has. I have a family member with a very serious cancer that is...

Strikers Too Noisy

May 2, 2004 / 6:55 am

Where is the bi-law enforcement officer to control the obvious noise pollution problem the striking HEU workers are causing? I live in the area around the...