The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) is phasing out the use of privately owned prisons for federal prisoners. Over the next 5 years 13 private prison contracts will be reviewed and allowed to expire.
In Manitoba, where crisis stabilization workers are on strike, new documents show that there seems to be money for everyone but the front-line staff.
A new study shows that the Trans-Pacific Partnership’s proposed intellectual property provisions would dramatically alter the balance between copyright owners and users.
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%.
Several members of the New Brunswick Union have headed to Fort McMurray, Alberta to help the community in the wake of the devastating wildfires. Many of the people affected have ties to New Brunswick.
NUPGE calls on the federal and all provincial and territorial governments to join the provinces of Quebec and Ontario in prohibiting for-profit corporations that pay for blood and plasma donations.
At a time when the Newfoundland and Labrador government is saying they have no money for libraries, they do have the cash to hire a law firm for over $350 an hour to handle public sector negotiations.
Only 4 months into the new year and British Columbia has already seen 143 wildfires by April 19.
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Privatization at Newfoundland and Labrador's health authority is causing big headaches. The four companies that replaced union workers is stonewalling vital freedom of information requests.