Ray Haynes

Ray Haynes

Interviewee: Ray Haynes [Interview #1 of 2]

Date: April 3, 2016

Location: BC Labour Heritage Centre, Burnaby, BC

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Key Subjects: Arbitration; Anti-War Movement; B.C. Federation of Labour [BC Fed]; B.C. Teachers’ Federation [BCTF]; Collective bargaining; Injunctions; Negotiating; New Democratic Party;

Ray Haynes was born in Point Grey, Vancouver, BC in 1928. His first experience representing workers was at the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union. He served for a time as the Secretary-Treasurer of the BC Federation of Labour, and negotiated on behalf of many unions across the province during his long career in the labour movement.

 

Interviewee: Ray Haynes [Interview #2 of 2]

Date: July 11, 2016

Location: BC Labour Heritage Centre, Burnaby, BC

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Key Subjects: Bargaining; B.C. Federation of Labour [BC Fed]; B.C. Nurses Union [BCNU]; B.C. Federation of Retired Union Members [FORUM]; Compulsory arbitration; Hot edicts; Injunctions; International Woodworkers of America [IWA]; New Democratic Party [NDP]; Organizing; Strikes; Retail Wholesale Union; Union solidarity; Women’s issues; Women in labour;

This is a secondary, follow-up interview with Ray Haynes. Ray provided the BCLHC with a number of materials (photos, newspaper articles, etc.) to digitize and archive, which much of this interview is based from. Click through the gallery below to explore.

Ray Haynes Collection - 70th year Mar 23 1968

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