The Canadian Press

2004-04-28 | BC HEALTH Strike

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Legislation was brought in by the BC government last April to end a strike by 43,000 health care workers, Labor Minister Graham Bruce said the strike was forcing the cancellation of thousands of surgeries and tests and denying people's access to health care. (Hospital Employees Union official Chris Allnutt called the legislation unfair and unprecedented.)

Date: 2004-04-28
Placeline: VICTORIA, British Columbia.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 15 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << for these reasons mr. speaker government is today bringing in Back To Work legislation and providing a 15% reduction in wages this represents approximately 200 million dollars that will be redirected to Patient Care >>