Public Service Alliance of Canada
Conservatives push ineffective and unnecessary Bill C-21
Dec 8 2014
The purpose of the Conservatives' Bill C-21 -- the so-called "red tape reduction act" -- is to eliminate one regulation for every regulation created; the one-for-one rule.
Canadian Union of Public Employees
Canadians want action on climate change
Dec 8 2014
Canada's abysmal record on climate change will again be put under the microscope at COP 20.
National Union of Public and General Employees
Privatizing liquor sales would mean loss of millions in government revenue
Dec 8 2014
Even the seemingly small step of allowing four new private liquor stores to open will mean lost revenue of approximately $3.5-$7.5 million each year.
United Food and Commercial Workers
December 6 renew your commitment to ending violence against women
Dec 5 2014
Together, we can take action against gender-based violence in Canada.
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women
Dec 5 2014
Let us pause and reflect upon the negative impact caused by violence against women within our society and to commemorate the lives of women who face gender-based discrimination and violence daily.
Unifor
Reflecting on 25 years
Dec 5 2014
Unifor is commemorating the 25th anniversary of the Montreal Massacre by renewing its commitment to take on the issue of gender-based violence -- in the workplace and the community.
Council of Canadians
Harper government fails unemployed youth
Dec 3 2014
Elections Canada has estimated that 38.8 per cent of eligible voters between 18-24 voted in the May 2011 federal election. That's significantly lower than the official turnout of 61.1 per cent.
Hospital Employees' Union
International day for persons with disabilities
Dec 3 2014
The United Nations established December 3 as the International Day for Persons with Disabilities in order to increase awareness of the struggles faced by people with disabilities around the world.
Public Service Alliance of Canada
Federal government's actions lead to daycare closure, leaving parents scrambling
Dec 3 2014
A child care centre in Ottawa declared bankruptcy on Friday, unable to cope with financial problems that started when the federal government unilaterally cancelled its rent subsidy.
United Food and Commercial Workers
Harper's invasion of your privacy
Dec 1 2014
Bill C-377 targets union members and other workers by forcing unions to report every expenditure over $5,000.
United Steelworkers
Boycott beer in cans: Quebec Steelworkers
Dec 1 2014
Crown's decision to close its Montreal operation means cans will no longer be manufactured by unionized workers anywhere in Canada.
National Union of Public and General Employees
Can work be safe, when home isn't?
Dec 1 2014
Survey finds disturbing results about domestic violence and its effects in the workplace.
Canadian Union of Postal Workers
Profitable post office continues to prove Canada Post, Conservatives wrong
Nov 28 2014
Canada Post is reporting yet another profit in its third quarter and expects to end the year with a surplus.
Canadian Union of Public Employees
Domestic violence often spills over to workplace: study
Nov 28 2014
Over half (53.5 per cent) of those who experience domestic violence report that at least one type of abusive act happened at or near the workplace.
B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union
Government action needed against closure of transitional housing for women and children
Nov 28 2014
The houses provide much needed services for women and children fleeing domestic violence situations.
United Food and Commercial Workers
It's #NOTokay: Take action to end violence against women
Nov 26 2014
YWCA Rose Campaign's #NOTokay social media initiative calls on individuals to take a stand on violence against women by sharing their voices in response.
Food Secure Canada
Within reach of a National School Food program
Nov 26 2014
A healthy school food program is an important pillar of a national food policy in Canada.
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
Keep Newfoundland and Labrador's economy strong
Nov 26 2014
Here are some options for long term economic stability and fairness for Newfoundland and Labrador.
Unifor
Defeat Harper to save Canada
Nov 24 2014
The 2015 elections will be an opportunity for progressives to show Canadians that we don’t have to accept the right wing agenda.
National Union of Public and General Employees
Nova Scotia Tax and Regulatory Review report a major step backwards
Nov 24 2014
Nova Scotia could be facing significant reductions in the number and range of public services and affordability of essential goods and services.
Ontario Health Coalition
3000 rally to stop the cuts and privatization of health-care services
Nov 24 2014
Great photos from the Rally to Stop the Cuts and Privatization to health-care services.
Canadian Union of Public Employees
Canada-EU deal could unleash 'corporate litigation boom'
Nov 21 2014
A new report warns that controversial investor protection rules in the proposed CETA could expose Canada to a new wave of corporate lawsuits that restrict the powers of all levels of governments.
Council of Canadians
Sona penalty does not reflect the true scale of election fraud
Nov 21 2014
Michael Sona has been sentenced to nine months in jail with 12 months probation after being found guilty of participating in a voter suppression scheme in Guelph during the 2011 election.
Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario
Government study on teacher workload identifies stressors to education system
Nov 21 2014
A government study on teacher workload and professionalism identifies stressors that need to be addressed.
Ontario Health Coalition
Thousands will rally to stop cuts and privatization to Ontario hospitals
Nov 19 2014
A massive rally at Queen's Park with more than 3,000 people in attendance from across Ontario to save our community hospitals and stop the contracting out of hospital services to private clinics.
Unifor
Reflecting on 25 years since the massacre at Montreal's l'Ecole Polytechnique
Nov 19 2014
"To end violence against women, we have to see it as all related and stop it in its tracks."
Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation
Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week
Nov 19 2014
November 16-22, 2014, is Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week in Ontario. Schools across the province will undertake activities designed to heighten awareness of bullying.
Council of Canadians
TransCanada whistleblower Evan Vokes' eye-opening speech
Nov 17 2014
"I told them in no uncertain terms to go f**k themselves because what they were doing was blatantly unsafe and illegal."
Unifor
Unifor's groundbreaking Women's Advocate program
Nov 17 2014
Atlantic Regional Director Lana Payne spoke with CBC's Island Morning in PEI about Unifor's groundbreaking Women's Advocate program.
Canadian Union of Public Employees
Universal child care necessary in Canada
Nov 17 2014
Universal child care is the pre-condition for gender equality and a public good, much like public health care and education.