B.C. apprentice grieves treatment after not being paid as millwright

Worker succeeded trainer who left company in 2013
|Canadian Labour Reporter|Last Updated: 07/11/2018

When he replaced a millwright during an apprenticeship at a British Columbia mill, the employer should have paid him at the non-certified rate and not the apprentice rate, argued the employee.

Dan Sherwood worked for Weyerhaeuser since 1996, and began an apprenticeship to become a millwright at the company’s Princeton, B.C., plant in October 2012.

Sherwood was assigned to apprentice under Jack Kachenko, millwright, but Kachenko left the company in June 2013.