On May 14, students and young workers set up an obstacle course on the lawn of Queen's Park to demonstrate the hurdles students face juggling rising tuition fees and low-wage work.
On Wednesday, students and young workers set up an obstacle course just south of Queen's Park to demonstrate the hurdles students face juggling rising tuition fees and low-wage work.
Young labour leaders abound in Nova Scotia. Not so in the rest of Canada. Rebecca Rose writes about Nova Scotia's young labour leaders, and what keeps the movement vibrant.
Is the decline in the employment rate due to weak labour market conditions, or is it due to the aging of the workforce? The answer, obviously, is "both."
A forum of young workers at the CLC convention talked about the best ways to organize, get involved and the challenges they face as youth in the labour movement.
May 4, 2014 to May 9, 2014
Palais des Congrès de Montréal
201 avenue Viger OuestMontreal , QC
Canada45° 30' 19.836" N, 73° 33' 39.1176" W
The 27th Constitutional Convention of the Canadian Labour Congress will be held from Monday, May 5 to Friday, May 9 at the Palais des Congrès de Montréal.
The Canadian Labour Congress Convention kicks off Monday, so our Labour Beat Reporter H.G. Watson has decided to break down the four reasons you should keep your eye on the convention.
At a time when all provinces are cutting resources from departments responsible for keeping corporations in check, it's not about abolishing the TFWP, it's about ensuring labour protection for all.
An online letter writing campaign is calling on Premier Kathleen Wynne "to stand on the side of Ontario workers and the next generation and not multinational corporations."
Job numbers continue to tell the story of uneven job creation across the province and a labour market that is shifting away from full-time, goods-producing jobs to more jobs in the service sector.