BC Fed follows disappointing order from the CLC and suspends BCNU

Rejecting the right of nurses to belong to the union of their choice, the moves require BCNU activists to withdraw from official participation in BC Fed, CLC and labour council activities. BC Nurses’ Union, August 6, 2009 Following the disappointing order by the Canadian Labour Congress suspending BCNU from labour councils and CLC activities, the BC Federation of Labour has suspended BCNU from its activities as well. In taking these actions, the CLC and BC Fed are saying they'd rather ban BCNU members from joint labour activities, rather than defend the rights of workers, including nurses, to choose their own representatives and union affiliation. ... BC