There was a crowd outside the sales office at Pulse in Kitsilano this weekend, unfortunately many off them were migrant workers claiming they’ve not been paid for their construction work on that condominium.
The shirts were emblazoned with messages denouncing Bastion Development Corporation and its contractor HDM Hudson Enterprises for what the workers claimed is nonpayment of wages owed to 17 workers, not following basic labour laws, and failing to produce proper employee records.
RDM Hudson could not be reached by The Vancouver Sun, however, Kim Maust, a vice-president of Bastion, said her company paid its contractor in full and has no involvement in the workers’ unpaid wages claim.
She said Bastion paid RDM Hudson a lump sum to perform finishing work such as painting and following that Bastion has no responsibility for what is alleged to have happened after.
“We’ve paid out the contractor,” she said.
Full article in the Vancouver Sun.