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Communications, Energy & Paperworkers Union
The largest union in several key sectors of Canada’s economy, including forestry, energy, telecommunications and media.
Establish Telco Crown Corporation
August 16, 2013
Instead of giving a slew of benefits to a gigantic U.S.-based corporation that will take the jobs, expertise and profits out of the country, why not set up a Crown telecommunications company?
Union concerned about Verizon spying on Canadians
August 9, 2013
In recent weeks it has come to light that Verizon has been working intimately with the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) to collect the personal information of millions of its U.S. customers.
National Security Agency
Harper, stop wooing Verizon
July 29, 2013
In its ideological crusade to open the telecommunications sector up to foreign ownership the Conservatives are ‘gaming the rules’ in favour of a major US-based multinational.
Labour leaders participate in hearing against Canadian oil giant in Colombia this week
July 10, 2013
Local and national leaders from Canada's largest energy union will take part in a public hearing this week on charges laid against the Canadian oil and gold company, Pacific Rubiales Energy, in Bogota
Supreme Court protects workers’ privacy rights
June 14, 2013
Today’s Supreme Court decision on mandatory random alcohol testing is a victory in the battle to protect workers’ privacy rights
mandatory drug testing
mandatory alcohol testing
Tory hypocrisy exposed as attacks on workers continue in midst of financial scandal
June 7, 2013
It is the height of hypocrisy for the Conservatives to introduce anti-worker bills in the name of so-called transparency and accountability while the public is learning the existence of a secret fund.
Harper’s silence undermines democracy
May 24, 2013
Prime Minister Stephen Harper is undermining Canada's democratic process by not responding to basic questions put to him by Canada's journalists.
Letter to Minister Jim Flaherty on labour fund tax credit
April 19, 2013
We believe that the phase-out of the labour fund tax credit is an attack by the Conservative government on the workers of Québec.
Progress report on the CAW-CEP New Union project
April 15, 2013
Since the beginning of the year, six special Working Groups have been holding multiple meetings to develop a plan of action for the formation of the new union.
Put Canada’s energy needs first, union tells NEB
April 3, 2013
A case being heard today by the National Energy Board will determine whether Canadian oil will continue to flow to the U.S. when a Canadian refinery is being starved for supply.
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