labour unions

COPE 378's David Black readies for battle with province over labour negotiations

With the province negotiating 250,000 job contracts with several unions in 2012, COPE 378 president David Black speaks about the coming fight, the age of austerity and today's labour movement.

Labour expert warns of conflict with public sector contracts up for renewal

With government employees hitting the bargaining table today and the province balking at wage raises, a UVic professor predicts 2012 a year of confrontation.