No wash stations? Build ’em!

March 24, 2020 What do creative contractors and industrious construction workers do when they can’t source hand-washing stations for their job sites? They build their own! That’s what’s happening at six condominium sites in Victoria, where workers from Oceanview...

Workers have the right to refuse unsafe work

March 19, 2020 COVID-19 has brought the hygiene practices at construction sites into laser focus. It’s important to know that WorkSafe BC occupational health and safety regulations require workplaces to have either fixed or portable washroom facilities that...

Building Trades Council statement on megaprojects

March 18, 2020 Due to concerns over COVID-19, the BC Building Trades Council is calling for the scaling down of some major construction megaprojects in the province that house large numbers of workers in remote camps. The council, which represents 35,000 unionized...

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...