More than 120,000 British Columbians are directly employed by the resource sector, but if you ask people that live in urban centers, it’s likely they would know very little about it. There is a disconnect between urbanites and the resource sector and it’s putting people’s jobs at risk.
People like Mark Gordienko and Rob Ashton from the International Longshore and Warehouse Union. The ILWU represents over 6,000 rank-and-file workers in BC and both Rob and Mark believe an assault on the resource sector is threatening good paying union jobs. Hear what they have to say this week on Higher Ground by ResourceWorks.com.
Produced by Brent Stafford for ResourceWorks.com.