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Letters

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...

More Police Needed

May 2, 2004 / 6:51 am

I recently parked my truck at Mission Park Greenway, to go for a short walk. I left for a total of 15 minutes and walked less than 100 yards. When I came back...

Licensed Practical Nurse

May 2, 2004 / 5:00 am

As a Licensed Practical NURSE, I would like to call the public""s attention to ONE sector of the Hospital Employees"" Union. We, the licensed practical nurses...

Different Angle On Radwanski

May 2, 2004 / 5:00 am

One really has to wonder sometimes who writes these stories. You report that Radwanski launched an action against the installation of surveillance cameras on...

Where Are The Politicians?

May 1, 2004 / 8:50 am

I have just finished two hours on the picket lines in support of the HEU. Along with other groups varying from the Firefighters to individual citizens, the...

It""s Not 9 Weeks Of Holidays

May 1, 2004 / 7:44 am

Your story stating, Premier Campbell would appear to be extending an olive branch to striking HEU members says that if a worker in the HEU would give up one of...

Enough Is Enough

May 1, 2004 / 5:30 am

Finally someone has drawn the line in the sand. Democracy operates, in most instances moderately well, because of an understood agreement between the electorate...

Disputes Are Selfish

May 1, 2004 / 5:30 am

I don""t like labor disputes. I think it is an ignorant and selfish action to take. As supposedly educated people in a supposedly educated country, why can""t...

HEU Actions Understandable

Apr 30, 2004 / 9:31 am

I""ve been reading the papers, watching the news and listening to people rant on and on about "strike information" that is absolutely false. It makes me just...

Don""t Like It Get Out

Apr 30, 2004 / 5:30 am

Welcome to the real world! Most of us work in the private sector and we don’t have job security. If our employer can no longer afford to pay us, or we fail to...

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