UFCW lead council Paul Cavalluzzo noted that "the farm workers case unfortunately seems to have been lost in a larger political battle beyond their control.”
Does Harper's plan for emissions reduction include a permanent recession or a state of stunted manufacturing?
The CLC convention theme, "Good jobs. Better lives. Unions make a difference!" highlights the successes of organized labour and collective bargaining but also reminds us that challenges still exist.
Equality Day is celebrated across Canada on April 17 to mark the coming into force of the equality provisions of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms on April 17, 1985.
As communities sit in darkness during Earth Hour, a message will be sent that, as citizens in homes and cities are pledging to reduce their emissions, national governments need to do so as well.
The Harper government has quietly tabled a plan to cut spending on food safety, projecting a $30 million cut to the Food Safety and Nutrition Risks budget of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.
The National Union of Pubilc and General Employees is criticizing the Harper governments decision to have the unelected Senate conduct the second mandatory review of the 2004 Health Accord.
Bill C-304 is An Act to ensure secure, adequate, accessible and affordable housing for Canadians. It is a private Member’s bill introduced by Libby Davies, NDP Member of Parliament.
It is imperative that there be a full public inquiry into what happened during the G20 in order to get at the truth and ensure it doesn’t happen again.
There's very little evidence these tax cuts will lead to more jobs. In fact, they come with no strings attached so companies that eliminate jobs are actually rewarded.