Canadian Union of Postal Workers July 8
Postal workers are proposing a 30 day period of negotiations and have offered to drop an unfair labour practices complaint filed against Canada Post if management agrees to the union's proposal.
Council of Canadians July 6
Thanks to Brexit and the fact that our largest EU trading partner is no longer in CETA, the Council of Canadians is calling on Trudeau to do a proper cost-benefit analysis of CETA.
Socialist Worker July 6
The fight for a $15 minimum wage, which has spread to hundreds of cities across North America, was the direct inspiration for an unlimited strike that shut down Montreal's Old Port.
Canadian Labour Congress July 6
Canada Post is set to lock out 50,000 postal workers as early as Friday. In spite of long-standing profits, Canada Post wants to impose unfair wages and undermine pensions for future generations.
Canadian Union of Public Employees July 5
The Black Lives Matter action at the Toronto Pride Parade helped bring about change and gave voice to so many who are increasingly marginalized by how Pride is currently being run.
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives July 5
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
We are often told that the solution to poverty is for the poor to “get a job” or for various sectors to create more jobs. But this CCPA study finds that a job is not a guaranteed path out of poverty.
Canadian Union of Postal Workers July 5
Canada Post has just served notice on fifty thousand Canadian workers that it plans to drive them out onto the streets without pay in an effort to impose steep concessions on them.
B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union July 1
Public concern is mounting over the BC government's reckless disregard for protected parklands as only 7 rangers patrol an area the size of Denmark, Costa Rica, and Switzerland combined.
Canadian Labour Congress July 1
The Fight for 15 campaign scored a huge victory with the announcement that Alberta will introduce a $15 minimum wage. The Canadian Labour Congress wants the rest of the country to follow suit.
Canadian Union of Postal Workers July 1
The CUPW National Executive Board decided not to file a 72-hour strike on Thursday. Updates on the potential job action are expected on Tuesday July 5.
Canadian Union of Postal Workers June 28
The results are in! Urban and rural postal carriers voted overwhelmingly in favour of strike activities.
United Steelworkers June 28
The U.S. Steel Canada (USSC) board of directors has reportedly rejected Essar Global as a bidder for USSC, which has been operating under creditor protection since 2014.
Council of Canadians June 28
Today, the Council of Canadians dropped banners off overpasses in Toronto and set up a pirate radio station for commuters to learn about the 200,000 Ontarians without access to public health care.
United Steelworkers June 24
Telus regards itself as a good employer in the global south, including the Philippines, but the USW and Philippine labour groups will put that assertion to the test.
Mining Watch June 24
A human rights group in Papua New Guinea alleges that no progress has been made on the claims of 256 victims of Barrick PJV security personnel.
Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation June 24
Teachers are very concerned about the Ontario government's proposals that could allow agencies funded by corporate interests involved in the development of curriculum in the province's public schools.
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives June 23
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
Netflix and YouTube, with no physical presence in Canada, enjoy an artificial advantage over Canadian competitors because they do not collect and remit sales taxes and often do not pay income tax.
United Food and Commercial Workers June 23
Reconciliation within a workplace environment is about inclusion, belonging, dignity and respect. The UFCW has released a toolkit to educate workers about Indigenous self-determination.
National Union of Public and General Employees June 23
National Union of Public and General Employees
From the inception of its campaign, the labour movement has been advocating a 100% increase in CPP benefits, but the new government agreement will only see benefits increase by a little more than 33%.
Canadian Union of Public Employees June 21
After years of labour agitation, the federal, provincial and territorial governments have finally taken action and reached an agreeement for a modest expansion of the Canada Pension Plan.
Public Service Alliance of Canada June 21
PSAC launches its #ThirstyforJustice campaign today that calls on the federal government to provide safe drinking water for all Indigenous Peoples.
Canadian Labour Congress June 21
Today the Canadian Labour Congress joins Indigenous communities across Canada in celebrating National Aboriginal Day.
Council of Canadians June 17
If the National Energy Board's revised review process, already beleaguered with problems, is credible it will show there is no social licence for Energy East and the pipeline can't and won't be built.
Canadian Union of Public Employees June 17
In a recent poll commissioned by CUPE BC, more than three-quarters of British Columbians opposed the province subsidizing private schools.
Canadian Labour Congress June 17
This flawed agreement is about protecting multinational corporation's rights. It does nothing to help workers or the environment.
Canadian Union of Postal Workers June 15
Canada Post won't budge on equal pay for female-dominated rural members. In the event of a strike, CUPW members will ensure delivery of all social assistance and pension cheques and any animals also.
Socialist Worker June 15
On the same day Toronto Police raided marijuana dispensaries, the jury in the coroner's inquest into the police shooting of Jermaine Carby essentially ruled his death as racism-fuelled homicide.
Unifor June 15
This horrifying act is a stark reminder of the danger of homophobia and transphobia and the violence that members of the LGBTQ community face every day.
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives June 14
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
A new study from the CCPA deems the P3 schools program in Nova Scotia to be a failure of cost, risk management and evidence-based decision-making.
Canadian Union of Public Employees June 14
CUPE 561 is raising a red flag about recent actions of the Coquitlam Public Library Board to run itself in to the ground and spend $600,000 to expand management positions by 150 per cent.