National Union of Public and General Employees
OPSEU President calls on Algonquin College to quit Saudi Arabia
Jan 7 2016
Algonquin College needs to get out of Saudi Arabia, and the Liberals need to give colleges the means to do their job: providing the education that will bring jobs and prosperity to the province.
Canadian Union of Public Employees
Strike in view for 8,000 City of Montreal workers
Jan 7 2016
With this strike, Montreal city workers are protesting the Coderre administration's determination to open the floodgates to subcontracting and privatization.
Council of Canadians
Keystone XL: TransCanada's embarrassing NAFTA lawsuit just the beginning
Jan 7 2016
The Council of Canadians warns that trade agreements like TPP and CETA guarantee an avalanche of challenges to environmental laws and democratic decisions.
United Food and Commercial Workers
Tell this Saskatchewan hotel to treat its employees fairly!
Jan 5 2016
Workers at the Best Western Seven Oaks in Regina, Saskatchewan are on strike. No backpay, lost benefits, and no fair wage await these workers. But you can help do something about it.
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
Staying power: CEO pay in Canada
Jan 5 2016
By 12:18 p.m. on the first working day of 2016, Canada's highest-paid CEOs already pocketed the average working person's full-year salary.
Unifor
15,000 jobs at risk due to Harper-era CRTC
Jan 5 2016
More than 15,000 jobs are at risk due to CRTC rulings and policies on TV broadcasting left over from the Harper Government.
National Union of Public and General Employees
Truth and Reconciliation Commission is a gift to us all
Dec 23 2015
It was Indigenous people themselves who made this happen. They came up with the idea. They put in the effort. They took on the government.
Inter Pares
Take action for food equality in West Africa
Dec 23 2015
The day we met Assétou in her village, she was angry. None of the women farmers in her association could make ends meet. But she has a vision that promotes sustainable, healthy, and nutritious food.
Public Service Alliance of Canada
PSAC lauds Liberal government's blocking of Bill C-377
Dec 23 2015
Bill C-377 was ushered through Parliament by the last Conservative government. The PSAC's position all along has been that the Bill is unconstitutional and a violation of privacy rights.
Canadians for Tax Fairness
The Canada Revenue Agency needs an overhaul
Dec 22 2015
Canada is bleeding money because our tax system hasn't caught up to twenty-first century practices. An overhaul is long overdue.
Council of Canadians
Digging up dirt from TransCanada's recent Energy East filing
Dec 22 2015
TransCanada has completed filing their application with the NEB bringing us collectively one step closer to the review of this flawed pipeline proposal. Here's a close look at it.
Fair Vote Canada
Twas the night before voting
Dec 22 2015
A 'first-past-the-post' poem to lift your spirits and rouse you to action this holiday season.
United Food and Commercial Workers
On December 24, we remember victims of Christmas Eve scaffold tragedy
Dec 18 2015
December 24 marks the sixth anniversary of the Christmas Eve scaffold tragedy, in which four migrant workers were killed and another seriously injured.
Hospital Employees' Union
Canada's new normal: Precarious work
Dec 18 2015
Too many workers in Canada don't have permanent, full-time employment that provides a decent living.
Ontario Health Coalition
Rallies to stop the devastating hospital cuts and privatization of our local public hospital services
Dec 18 2015
You can help to save local public hospital services. We're heading into the nineth year of real dollar hospital cuts, the longest stretch in Ontario's history.
Unifor
McNeil government continues to show lack of respect for workers' rights with Bill 148
Dec 16 2015
The Nova Scotia Liberal government has shown once again that it has no respect for workers' collective bargaining rights and that it will continue to use the hammer of its majority to attack fairness.
B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union
Wait times for welfare phone line soar
Dec 16 2015
Recent media reports have exposed the soaring wait times experienced by people seeking welfare assistance from the Ministry for Social Development and Social Innovation.
Council of Canadians
Duffy testimony should spark new investigation into 2011 election fraud
Dec 16 2015
In the wake of recent allegations made by Mike Duffy, the Council of Canadians is calling on the Commissioner of Canada Elections to re-open the investigation into the 2011 election fraud.
Socialist Worker
After Paris: Climate change or system change?
Dec 14 2015
The climate accord is not historic, but the growing climate justice movement is.
Upstream
Investment in education is preventative medicine
Dec 14 2015
In most developed parts of the world, education is considered an investment -- not an expense.
United Steelworkers
Celebrating 25 years of Women of Steel
Dec 14 2015
Women's activism and involvement in the union had begun earlier, particularly during the feminist wave of the 1970s and 1980s.
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
New study reveals the most and least expensive Canadian cities for child care
Dec 11 2015
The study examines median unsubsidized child care fees in Canada's biggest 27 cities for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers.
United Food and Commercial Workers
UFCW Canada and allies unite to welcome Syrian refugees
Dec 11 2015
UFCW Canada and allies have reaffirmed their united commitment to welcome and support the resettlement of Syrian refugees in their new home of Canada.
Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario
Bill 115 court challenge to protect democratic rights of education workers resumes Monday
Dec 11 2015
The Ontario government's Bill 115 stripped the education sector of its right to bargain collectively and violated the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
Canadians for Tax Fairness
Time for a CRA housecleaning
Dec 9 2015
Before memories fade of Harper and this awful ordeal, there are some critical house-cleaning items to take care of.
Hospital Employees' Union
Human Rights Day recognizes diversity around the world
Dec 9 2015
Since 1950 activists around the globe use this day as a reminder of the immense work still required to secure human rights protections for all citizens of the world.
National Union of Public and General Employees
Sask. government review of its response to wildfires misses key factors
Dec 9 2015
Government decisions to the emergency management resources contributed to the mishandling of the 2015 wildfire crisis in Saskatchewan.
Canadian Union of Postal Workers
'Liberals, bring back our home delivery for the holidays,' union urges
Dec 7 2015
"It's not too late to bring back our home delivery for the holidays," said Mike Palecek.
Unifor
Changes needed to address precarious work
Dec 7 2015
With few jobs available, workers are too often forced to choose between unemployment and precarious jobs with little prospect for building a decent life for their families.
Council of Canadians
Environmental health expert raises critical questions about Energy East's oil storage tank and export terminal in Saint John
Dec 7 2015
"TransCanada evaluates only a subset of compounds people may be exposed to and fails to adequately explain why certain reference guidelines were chosen from one jurisdiction over another."