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    :: Thursday, May 25, 2006 ::

    Critics slam changes at Labour Relations Board - CBC British Columbia
    B.C. Federation of Labour president Jim Sinclair said it's crucial that appointees have the backing of both business and labour.

    'What disturbs me about the decisions: not only is a third of the people being let go, but there was no conversation with myself or the labour movement and, I understand, with business about this decision.'

    Labour Minister Mike de Jong, who oversees the LRB, was not available for comment. However, a spokesperson for the ministry said the changes are being made to provide a fresh approach to the board.
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