Philip Hochstein

Inclusive labour is the only way to build B.C.’s major projects

Today, more than 80% of B.C.’s construction industry is made up of a diverse group including progressive unions, contractors and independents

Foreign worker flap hurting economy

Fighting the use of foreign workers is merely a smokescreen used to fight non-union companies

Pulling plug on Industry Training Authority would be bad for B.C.’s employers, employees and economy

The critics’ call for compulsory trades is nothing more than an attempt to boost unionization wrapped in a disingenuous cloak of training

Public-private sector pay equity long overdue

Public pay and pensions are much in the news. Unions representing B.C. teachers, municipal workers and most provincial employees are out looking for more. The more that they want is from the pockets...

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Project labour agreements stifle marketplace competition