National Union of Public and General Employees
Clear majority of Canadians oppose privatization, poll shows
Sep 29 2014
Corporate lobbyists and conservative politicians continue to push for the privatization of public services, but a new poll shows that Canadians are deeply mistrustful of privatization schemes.
Socialist Worker
B.C. Teacher strike: Lessons learned
Sep 29 2014
Some much needed analysis (and a few thoughts!) on the recent B.C. teachers strike -- the longest teacher strike in B.C. history.
United Food and Commercial Workers
Stop Bill C-377: Harper's invasion of your privacy
Sep 29 2014
Private member's Bill C-377, Harper's attack on unions, is back on the Senate agenda.
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
Making sense of the CETA
Sep 26 2014
The first assessment of complete Canada–EU trade deal questions benefits and highlights imbalances in negotiated outcome.
Canadian Union of Postal Workers
Community mailboxes will hurt residential property values
Sep 26 2014
Postal service cuts are coming to people's homes, and they may be wondering what the impact will be.
Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation
Teachers at schools for the deaf frustrated by lack of resources and supports
Sep 26 2014
Concerns raised publicly by students of E.C. Drury School for the Deaf are a clear indication that the Ministry of Education needs to do more to support students who are deaf, blind or deaf-blind.
National Union of Public and General Employees
Bill C-377: unnecessary, undermining and undemocratic
Sep 24 2014
After the gutting of Conservative member of Parliament Russ Hiebert's private member's bill, the Conservative government is taking another shot at Bill C-377.
Inter Pares
Inter Pares has a new website!
Sep 24 2014
More content, new look, more engaging: Inter Pares' new website provides hundreds of articles that relate to the work of organizations and activists that they support around the world.
Canadian Union of Public Employees
Major demonstration in Montreal opposing Bill 3
Sep 24 2014
On Saturday, more than 25,000 people protesting the Couillard government's Bill 3 marched through downtown Montreal.
Socialist Worker
Interview: Harper's inaction plan on violence against Indigenous women
Sep 22 2014
While continuing to dismiss widespread calls for a national inquiry for missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls, the Harper government announced a $25 million "action plan."
Canadians for Tax Fairness
Will G-20 Finance Ministers meeting change Joe Oliver's mind about corporate tax cheats?
Sep 22 2014
Will the Canadian government be part of the growing international momentum towards comprehensive reform of international corporate tax rules and tackling tax havens?
United Food and Commercial Workers
UFCW Canada calls on Harper to prevent another tragedy in Bangladesh
Sep 22 2014
The Harper government needs to commit to supporting safe working conditions in Bangladesh's garment sector.
Sierra Club of Canada
It's simple Canada! Let's get back on the climate justice track
Sep 19 2014
Supporting the People's Climate March this weekend? Send a message to Canada's Natural Resource Minister while you're at it!
United Food and Commercial Workers
EI victory for migrant workers
Sep 19 2014
More than 100 migrant agriculture workers will now receive the EI Parental Benefits they were wrongfully denied by an Employment Insurance tribunal.
Unifor
Pushing for justice for Aboriginal women
Sep 19 2014
The NWAC has challenged the premiers and territorial leaders to develop strategies to deal with violence towards Aboriginal women.
United Steelworkers
Harper Conservatives enable U.S. steel's latest blow to Canada
Sep 17 2014
The United Steelworkers union is committed to defending the interests of its members and pensioners affected by U.S. Steel Canada's application for bankruptcy protection.
National Union of Public and General Employees
New report shows Ontario with highest tuition costs in Canada: $9,500 per year
Sep 17 2014
Tuition in Canada is estimated to increase by 13 per cent, says a new study by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.
Canadians for Tax Fairness
The Cabinet Minister. The Senator. And the taxpayer.
Sep 17 2014
Quick. Can you name Canada's Minister of National Revenue? We thought so.
Canadian Union of Postal Workers
Thousands tell Tories to consult on postal service
Sep 15 2014
Over 10,000 signed "Make the Review Public" postcards were delivered to Raitt's office, calling for the government to adhere to the terms of its Charter and conduct a public review of the post office.
United Food and Commercial Workers
UFCW Canada battles Quebec legislation that strips rights of agriculture workers
Sep 15 2014
UFCW presented hard-hitting brief on Quebec Liberal government's Bill 8 and its attack on the labour rights of seasonal agriculture workers in Quebec to unionize and bargain collectively.
Public Service Alliance of Canada
Treasury Board bargaining teams reject attacks on sick leave, promote public services
Sep 15 2014
The government presented the same proposal to gut sick leave to all of the Treasury Board bargaining tables.
National Union of Public and General Employees
Growing income inequality weighs down economic recovery
Sep 12 2014
A significant and persistent shortfall in the number and quality of the jobs being created in G20 countries is affecting prospects for reigniting economic growth.
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
OPSEU joins call for national public inquiry into MMIW
Sep 12 2014
OPSEU joins NUPGE and the CLC in calls for an immediate national public inquiry into murdered and missing Aboriginal women and girls in Canada.
Hospital Employees' Union
Public sector unions tell Christy Clark 'we stand in solidarity with teachers'
Sep 10 2014
B.C. public sector unions are sending a message to the Premier that they stand in solidarity with B.C. teachers and are urging her to accept the proposal for binding arbitration.
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
Study: Provinces pursuing two-tier tuition fee policies
Sep 10 2014
The study looks at trends in tuition and compulsory fees in Canada since 1993, projects fees for each province for the next four years, and ranks the provinces on affordability.
Canadian Union of Postal Workers
Posties deliver message to Minister Raitt's door
Sep 10 2014
CUPW will deliver over 10,000 postcards protesting the failure of Lisa Raitt to consult with the public on a postal charter review and the sweeping changes announced by Canada Post.
Unifor
Photos: B.C. Teachers' Federation rally
Sep 8 2014
Unifor was at the rally for B.C. teachers this past weekend. Check out these photos and support for the teachers.
United Food and Commercial Workers
Target's botched Canadian expansion results in less employment for workers
Sep 5 2014
Target continues to fail workers at its Canadian stores by not providing employees with enough hours for them to make ends meet.
Hospital Employees' Union
Support B.C. teachers!
Sep 3 2014
B.C. teachers are taking job action. They want progress on class size and composition for our kids and a fair deal.
National Union of Public and General Employees
B.C. poll finds support for teachers still strong, especially among parents
Sep 2 2014
A new poll shows that parents support B.C.'s teachers 2-to-1 in the current dispute with the B.C. Liberal Government, and agree with teachers on key issues at the heart of the ongoing negotiations.