Zak Vescera, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, The Tyee

Vancouver woman organized a Starbucks. Then they fired her

Frédérique Martineau says despite the corporation’s justification, she feels targeted

What a fairer migrant farm worker program could look like

More worker power and better oversight needed to protect the people B.C. depends on to grow its food

What to do with WorkSafeBC's giant pot of money?

Over the past 10 years, WorkSafeBC has built up a massive surplus thanks to investments and steady premium payments from businesses

B.C. moves closer to gig worker protection laws

British Columbia’s labour minister plans to soon pass new laws guaranteeing basic pay, rights and protections for tens of thousands of gig workers

A rising call for one big change in championing workers

Sectoral bargaining could have a sweeping effect by letting unions negotiate for employees at multiple sites, even if they aren’t members

Punched on the job: when gig workers are denied basic safety support

An assaulted Uber driver makes the case, say advocates, for extending employee rights. The B.C. government isn’t sure.

B.C. to tackle the deadliest workplace killer

Worker advocates are applauding the move to reduce deaths from asbestos

B.C.’s negotiations with government lawyers collapse

Lawyers working for the B.C. government say they’re willing to strike to win the right to form their own union after negotiations with the province broke down last week

Temporary foreign workers hit record levels in B.C.

B.C. businesses are hiring a record number of temporary foreign workers as they struggle to fill jobs. The latest federal data show there were more than 32,200 people in B.C.