Frequently Asked Questions about COVID-19

These are answers to some of the most common general work and employment questions that we’ve been hearing in our sector about COVID-19. If you have specific health-related questions related to COVID-19, you should turn to a health professional or visit the resource...

BCBT closes office to stem spread of COVID-19

The BC Building Trades Council is taking steps to help limit the spread of COVID-19 by closing our office until further notice. The health, safety and well-being of our members, staff, friends, family and neighbours are priorities for us, and this decision has not...
COVID-19 – CONSTRUCTION UPDATE

COVID-19 – CONSTRUCTION UPDATE

Due to the recent outbreak of COVID-19 globally, Construction Labour Relations (CLR) and the BC Building Trades (BCBT) are proactively trying to limit the spread of infection in the workplace. Our shared priority is the health, safety and welfare of our 35,000 members...

A Real Life Ironman

Christopher Henry was planning to end his life. “I was going to commit suicide,” said Henry* matter-of-factly. A journeyperson reinforcing ironworker with some 30 years’ experience, Henry had arrived at what felt like the lowest point in his life. Three years earlier,...