‘It Took 16 Years’: Health Workers Celebrate Repeal of Devastating BC Liberal Laws

From giving up hopes of home ownership to declaring bankruptcy, two bills changed lives. Now, ‘there is a hope.’

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By Andrew MacLeod 19 Nov 2018 | TheTyee.ca
For Catalina Samson, a provincial government decision 16 years ago led to a big pay cut and the death of her dream of owning her own home.
At the time she was working two food services jobs, both unionized, one at a nursing home and one at Vancouver General Hospital.
“I was happy at the time,” Samson said. “I was working well. Everything was in place as a worker. I was really setting my goal toward retirement too.” Continue reading