Billie Carroll

Billie Carroll was a member of Amelia Productions, a feminist video collective Diamond produced through in the later 1970s. At the time of the interview, Carroll is working as a B.C. Liquor store clerk and is a member of the B.C. Government Employees Union (BCGEU) Local 503.

Audio Interview [1983]


Carroll discusses the number of women who work for the BCGEU; the 1983 BCGEU strike in opposition to the B.C. Government’s introduction of Bill 2, taking way the right to negotiate almost anything except wages and benefits, and Bill 3, gave all public sector authorities the power to terminate workers without cause, regardless of seniority; the BCGEU’s participation in the Operation Solidarity movement.

Title: [Billie Carroll – 1/1]

Creator: Diamond, Sara

Contributor: Carroll, Billie

Subject: Women–Employment–British Columbia ; Women labor union members–British Columbia ; Women–Employment–British Columbia–History–20th century

Date Created: 1983

Type: Audio recording

Genre: Documentation 

Extent: 1 audio cassette

Format: audio/mp3

Language: English

Identifier: SD_WLHP_555_01_side1_01

Is Part Of: Sara Diamond fonds

Series: Women’s Labour History Project

Source: Original Format: The VIVO Media Arts Centre. Crista Dahl Media Library & Archives. Sara Diamond fonds.

Rights: Media provided for research and reference use only. Permission to publish, copy or otherwise use of this media must be obtained from the Crista Dahl Media Library & Archives.