Dan Veniez finally gets some signatures

When we last left Ridley Terminals CEO Dan Veniez, he was at over at the Chances Convention Centre pen at the ready for a much trumpeted signing ceremony with members of the Allied Tribes of the Coast Tsimshian nation.

The only problem was, that some of the members of the Tsimshian nation were still a little concerned about some of the details and were wishing for a more thorough review of the proposals. A decision that left the papers unsigned, funding for the All Native tournament and scholarships in a holding pattern and the details to be worked out for the weeks to come…

(from  the blog a town called podunk, click on the link below to see the entire article atowncalledpodunk.blogspot.com/2 … 1555070478 )-

I think that there may be repurcissions down the line labour wise on this “pact”  Apparently there is a guarantee to hire X # of first nations people ( don’t have an issue with that in general) BUT they will be hired not in the rank and file of the union but as non union personell, they will not get the same benefits or $ as the union side, will be untrained, but will be trained on the job ( isn;t this called apprenticeships) how come it is only open to a select few?  This is a federally owned entity should not the rules apply to all? There are lots of people who could benefit from this look at the unemployment in this local area.  Good old Dan Veniez back to his old tricks.