Everyone not just Unionized Sites is Affected says USW Local First Vice President
United Steelworkers Local 1-2017 First Vice President Paul French
First Vice President of Local 1-2017, Paul French recommends workers whose place of employment is affected by wildfire activity to apply for EI.
French confirms that he was told by managers at West Fraser and Tolko that they are going to come up with $1000 per employee for disaster relief.
He has been in Prince George since Thursday and says enough cannot be said about the hospitality he has received.
The full interview with French and the author of this report can be listened to by clicking the file below.