Unifor is urging federal Minister of Employment Jason Kenney to provide emergency access to employment insurance benefits for Target workers who won't otherwise qualify.
The 31st anniversary of Xtra will be the last time it publishes on paper. The iconic gay and lesbian publisher is going digital-only, with jobs lost in the process.
Less than two years in Canada, Target is leaving "an incredible legacy of scorched earth," having delivered two historic blows to Canadian retail workers.
Two directors from New Mex Canada Inc. in Brampton will spend 25 days in jail for a worker's death, but are not charged under the Criminal Code. Why?
Jan 21, 2015
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Kendra Coulter, associate professor in the Centre for Labour Studies at Brock University, will discuss diverse strategies for improving retail work-lives and how retail is connected to social justice.
Approximately one in five Canadians, or seven million citizens, will experience a mental health problem this year. Many of these problems relate in some way to the workplace.
CBC coverage of the RBC scandal failed to contextualize temporary foreign worker abuse or outsourcing practices.
Federal governments have recited the tired story of unemployed people and seasonal workers as lazy. But isn't reducing access to EI and creating a disposable workforce actually lazy governance?
Unifor says it's happy to see investment in the auto industry, but hopes that future plans will be less ad hoc.
By this time next week, government-appointed mediator-arbitrator Jim Dorsey is expected to hand down his final report into which health-care worker should be represented by which health-care union.