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Linda Givetash

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Fighting Loneliness with a Community of Seniors

‘We’ve been able to experience and witness a social change.’

By Linda Givetash, 14 Nov 2017


Chronic Care Home Understaffing Hurting BC’s Seniors, Say Advocates

Groups want sector reform, increased support, on the election agenda.

By Linda Givetash, 15 Feb 2017


Politics, Poverty, Privatization and Globalization Big Issues for BC’s Union Movement

BC Fed delegates talk hot topics during five-day convention.

By Linda Givetash, 2 Dec 2016


Lanzinger Re-elected as Head of BC Federation of Labour

‘I’m so proud to be a leader of this group.’ Secretary-treasurer Ekman also acclaimed.

By Linda Givetash, 1 Dec 2016


BC Fed Launches Campaign to Elect NDP Government in May

Effort to focus on jobs, wages and public services and increasing voter turnout.

By Linda Givetash, 1 Dec 2016


Horgan Makes Appeal to Workers: People of BC ‘Deserve Better’

NDP leader lays out series of election promises at BC Fed convention.

By Linda Givetash, 30 Nov 2016


Demand an End to Second-Class Status for Reserve Children: Blackstock

Activist tells BC Fed that Ottawa moving too slowly to end discrimination against Indigenous children.

By Linda Givetash, 29 Nov 2016


In BC, Caregiving Takes Toll on Finances, Career, Health

One million British Columbians are caring for friends or family — and paying a price because of inadequate supports.

By Linda Givetash, 27 Oct 2016


BC Child Welfare Workers, Citing High Caseloads, Rally to Back Union Bid

Fraser Valley aboriginal society stalling drive, workers complain.

By Linda Givetash, 15 Oct 2016


GM Union’s Pension Concession Signals New Reality: Experts

Contract ends defined-benefit plan for new hires, increases job security, Unifor says.

By Linda Givetash, 26 Sep 2016


BC Makes Little Progress on Public Service Diversity Gap

Visible minorities make up 27 per cent of population, but just 14 per cent of government workforce.

By Linda Givetash, 25 Aug 2016


Rehearsals for Retirement: Young Workers and the CPP

The Tyee looks at post-work plans and worries of an employee, contractor and entrepreneur.

By Linda Givetash, 21 Jul 2016


Contract Jobs, 'Flexible' Work Open Door for Employer Abuses

Group organizing to push for changes to employment laws to reflect new work reality.

By Linda Givetash, 6 Jul 2016