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    :: Friday, November 02, 2007 ::

    BC carpenters separate from international union - CEP News release
    A decade long struggle by BC carpenters to break from their international union and establish a Canadian construction union has been won.

    5,000 members of the Construction, Maintenance and Allied Workers Union, representing the great majority of unionized carpenters in B.C., have voted by a margin of 76% to approve the terms of a BC Labour Board report on terms of separation with the Washington based United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners.
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