National Union of Public and General Employees November 22
National Union of Public and General Employees
On November 10, 2016, new rules for union certification came into effect. These include the absolute elimination of automatic certification.
United Food and Commercial Workers November 22
United Food and Commercial Workers
On November 25 at 12 p.m. EST, join UFCW Canada on Twitter and Facebook and show your support to the #NotOkay campaign.
Fair Vote Canada November 22
Fair Vote Canada
The government should have the recommendation about electoral reform by Dec. 1. At the consultation, of the witnesses with a position on voting systems, 88% recommended proportional representation.
Council of Canadians November 22
Council of Canadians
Vigils were organized in more than 45 communities across the country to oppose the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain tar sands pipeline. Here are reports from some of them.
Socialist Worker November 14
Socialist Worker
Actions will culminate in a march and rally against Kinder Morgan at noon on November 19 in Vancouver.
B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union November 14
B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union
BCGEU launches a campaign to demand prison safety now.
Hospital Employees' Union November 11
Hospital Employees' Union
The Supreme Court has ruled that the B.C. government violated the constitutional right of teachers to negotiate class size and composition.
United Steelworkers September 8
United Steelworkers
For this year's seventh annual Operation backpack 2016, steelworkers gathered at ArcelorMittal's Hamilton East plant and filled 1,000 backpacks with school supplies for students.
Council of Canadians September 8
Council of Canadians
More than 50 groups have sent a letter to Trudeau and Minister Carr urging the government to overhaul the National Energy Board before it decides how to proceed with the two proposed oil pipelines.
Canadian Union of Postal Workers September 8
Canadian Union of Postal Workers
Canadians have flooded their members of Parliament with messages in support of postal banking after Canada's six biggest banks reported a combined profit of $10.4 billion last week.
Socialist Worker September 6
Socialist Worker
Turkish and Syrian socialists have issued a joint statement opposing Turkish and all other external military intervention in Syria.
Unifor September 6
Unifor
This year's Labour Day celebrations fell on the eve of the announcement of Unifor's strategic plans to target one of the Detroit Three automakers.
National Union of Public and General Employees September 6
National Union of Public and General Employees
For Labour Day, NUPGE takes aim at public sector privatization and reaffirms its history of fighting for and winning the protection of public services.
Council of Canadians September 1
Council of Canadians
While debate rages in Europe about CETA, the Canada-EU trade agreement, a new report warns that the deal could lower food safety standards.
Canadians for Tax Fairness September 1
Canadians for Tax Fairness
Apple has more than $215 billion in profits stashed offshore. Some of that money was made in Canada.
Canadian Union of Postal Workers September 1
Canadian Union of Postal Workers
Though CUPW has reached a tentative and short-term collective agreement, union leadership will be back at the bargaining table next year to address many unresolved issues like pay equity and pensions.
Unifor August 30
Unifor
Hotel workers are fed up with the Fairmont Empress Hotel in Victoria, BC and some have been working up to sixty consecutive days. Workers are set to go on strike as early as as September 1.
B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union August 30
B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union
A B.C. Supreme Court case threatens the future of public healthcare in the province and across the country. On September 6 pack the courts and defend our public healthcare system.
Canadian Union of Postal Workers August 30
Canadian Union of Postal Workers
Postal workers have twice agreed to postpone job action for 24 hours. As negotiations continue both Canada Post management and workers have agreed to continue negotiations until Wednesday August 31.
Socialist Worker August 26
Socialist Worker
In May, a Federal Court Justice ruled the National Security Certificate against Mahmoud Jaballah as unreasonable but now the Trudeau government is appealing that decision.
United Steelworkers August 26
United Steelworkers
Belarus, Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong, Japan, Portugal and Spain are all being investigated for illegal dumping of rebar on the Canadian market.
Canadian Union of Postal Workers August 26
Canadian Union of Postal Workers
Unless an agreement is reached between Canada Post management and workers within the next 72 hours a nation-wide postal strike is set to begin.
United Food and Commercial Workers August 24
United Food and Commercial Workers
The rain couldn't damper the spirits of UFCW Canada activists who participated in this year's Capital Pride parade in Ottawa.
Canadian Union of Public Employees August 24
Essex county library workers will hold events to thank the community for their ongoing support as the strike enters its third month later this week.
Public Service Alliance of Canada August 24
Public Service Alliance of Canada
After months of stalling, Minister Judy Foote finally met with union leadership to discuss the ongoing problems with the Phoenix pay system.
Council of Canadians August 22
Council of Canadians
Water protection, health care, pipeline opposition, Indigenous solidarity, prisoner rights, and more. Gord Downie is far more than a musician.
Unifor August 22
Unifor
Unifor is calling upon Canada's federal TV regulator to put teeth into broadcasters' licence conditions for daily local news, including programming targeted to Canada's ethnically diverse populations.
Fair Vote Canada August 22
Fair Vote Canada
Fair Vote Canada makes the case for proportional representation to the federal government Special Committee on Electoral Reform and it's worth reading.
National Union of Public and General Employees August 19
National Union of Public and General Employees
The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) is phasing out the use of privately owned prisons for federal prisoners. Over the next 5 years 13 private prison contracts will be reviewed and allowed to expire.
United Food and Commercial Workers August 19
United Food and Commercial Workers
On September 5, share the celebration and the solidarity with UFCW Canada members, activists, family members, and labour allies at Labour Day marches, rallies, picnics and gatherings across the land.

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