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27,000 government workers to strike next week: Business in Vancouver | BIV Today's Business news - August 30th, 2012.

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Politics and Policy 27,000 government workers to strike next week B.C.'s hospitals, liquor stores and ICBC call centres will be some of the services hit when 27,000 unionized B.C. government workers go on strike next week. Predecessor calls Falcon departure part of needed “renewal” Surrey-Cloverdale MLA Kevin Falcon’s immediate resignation August 29 as minister of finance and deputy premier is part of necessary renewal following a leadership change, former B.C. finance minister Gary Collins told BIV following Falcon’s announcement.   Cabinet minister has “ridiculous” concerns about erotic dance industry recruitment Advanced Education Minister Naomi Yamamoto announced August 29 that she fears that the adult entertainment industry will begin focusing its efforts on recruiting students at college job fairs – fears that Penthouse nightclub owner Danny Fillipone told Business in Vancouver are “ridiculous.” Economy and Finance Sc