650 members of PPWC Local 9, based in Prince George, British Columbia, voted to affiliate to the CCU on June 11, 2014. This comes immediately after Locals 2 and 8 of the PPWC voted to affiliate as well.
Local 9 includes workers from Chemtrade Logistics, Pacific Bioenergy Corp., Ainsworth Engineered OSB, Esther’s Inn, Prince George Pulp, and Intercon Pulp.
“In solidarity, we welcome our brothers and sisters from PPWC Local 9 to the CCU family,” says CCU President John Hanrahan. “Together we are stronger. The workers of Canada united will bulid a better future.”